PLEASE JOIN US!
2014 Central Ohio Walk
When: September 21, 2014
Where: Huntington Park
Time: Check-in: 8:00 AM; Start: 9:00 AM
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Join us for an upcoming Coffee House Conversation
Coffee House Conversation support groups are for kidney patients and their families.
For more information and to register for one of the Coffee House Conversation Support Groups, please contact Julie McCutcheon at (614) 882-6184 ext. 226.
The National Kidney Foundation's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.
Check-up includes: risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional. Click here for more information.
Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.
On Thursday, June 11, 2015, the National Kidney Foundation is again uniting local chefs, restaurants, and celebrities in the fight to raise awareness about kidney disease. Chefs will create small dishes to be sampled by guests at the event. A silent auction will be provided with unique packages to go along with the main event. Cooking with the Stars is a fun filled evening enabling you to mingle with local celebrities and sample delicious food created by local chefs. This event is a wonderful opportunity for companies to entertain clients, thank dedicated employees, or simply enjoy an evening out while supporting a great cause. VIP Ticket Price $125 Regular Admission Ticket Price $100 Corporate Table $1,000.
For more information, please contact Tisha Reynolds, Development Director, at ext. 229.
May 6 & 7, 2014
Quest Business and Conference Center
The 2014 Kidney and Transplant Symposium will provide quality education and updates in the treatment and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and related conditions, as well as transplantation and organ donation to help improve patient outcomes.
This program is designed for nurse practitioners, nurses, dialysis technicians, dietitians, social workers, transplant coordinators, and healthcare professionals who care for individuals with kidney disease, and in the fields of dialysis, transplantation and organ donation.
New Patient Packets - New Patient Information Packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by the us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families abut kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide.
Living Donor Information Packets are made available to anyone who is potentially interested in being a living kidney donor. The packets provide information about the evaluation process for potential donors, the benefits and risk of donation, and where you can find additional information and support. If you're interested in being a living donor and would like information about kidney donation, please contact Marsheen Campbell or call (614) 882-6184 ext. 221.
Educational Literature & Materials – The NKF has a variety of educational brochures and materials geared toward patients in the early stages of kidney disease, dialysis patients, transplant recipients, family supporters, professionals and those who are at risk for kidney disease. Contact us to receive this free literature or view our literature here: NKF Store.
Professional CME/CE Activities – The National Kidney Foundation has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and offers a variety of CME/CE activities with an inter-professional team approach. Click here for more information: CME/CE Activities
Organ & Tissue Donation – Across the nation, citizens have the opportunity to help others by signing up to become organ and tissue donors through state donor registries. Click here to go to Donate Life Ohio for more information and to register to become a life-saving organ donor: Donate Life Ohio
The NKF offers ‘Your Kidneys & You’ awareness and education presentations to any group of individuals interested in learning more about kidney disease. The presentation covers risk factors, what kidney disease means, the importance of early detection, and treatment strategies. If your group or organization would be interested in having a ‘Your Kidneys & You’ presentation or receiving more information, please contact Danielle Estep or call 1-800-242-2133 ext. 224.
Your unwanted, unused, and unneeded clothing and other household items can assist our programs. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Ohio has established a relationship with National Kidney Services, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio for profit corporation. Outsourcing the management of this program to Ohio Thrift Stores has been a part of fundraising efforts since 1988. Customers in the Columbus, Springfield, Dayton, Delaware, Washington Court House, Lancaster and surrounding areas wishing to participate may drop off or schedule a pickup and receive a tax deductable receipt for their useable items. The donations are sold to Ohio Thrift Stores and the proceeds are used to help fund NKF Serving Ohio's programs and services. For more information on the clothing donation program please visit http://nkfpickup.com or contact National Kidney Services at 614-351-2900 or 888-780-0789 (Dayton area residents only).
The Greater Cincinnati Region is an agency Partner of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.