The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and sign up for a walk.
Our 2014 Fall Walk Websites are LIVE! Although the dates are still being confirmed, you can register for the Philadelphia, Wilmington, or Chester County Walk here.
May 17, 2014 - Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
- Harrisburg, PA
May 31, 2014 - Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
- Bethlehem, PA
June 1, 2014 - Central New Jersey Kidney Walk
- Trenton, NJ
Join us at the Pearl Anniversary of our Kidney Ball!
Save the Date!
Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 7:00pm
Vie, 600 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA
For more information click here, or contact Anna S. Kotopoulos at (215) 923-8611.
View the press release
2014 Philadelphia Love Run
Looking to go the "extra mile" for the NKF?! Join our team 'Love Your Kidneys' and run the newest half marathon to hit Philadelphia, The Love Run, on March 30, 2014! If you can't run, but want to help, you can volunteer, too! Email Mary Elizabeth for more information!
The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Cars Program enables you to turn in your used car, van, truck, motorcycle or even boat into funding for kidney education, research and organ donation programs. You'll also very likely receive two benefits you won't get from a dealer trade-in (or from a holiday song). You'll get a good feeling and you may even get a tax-deduction! Click here or call (800) 488-KARS!
Learn about "Your Kidney's & You"
Our new Your Kidneys & You program was developed to raise awareness among the general public and individuals at risk for kidney disease by educating them about kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and how to protect your kidneys. Reaching 73 million people is a huge task and one that can only be accomplished by utilizing trained and dedicated volunteers. This program is designed so that anyone can present it; a medical background is not needed. For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Rachel.
The NKF Golf Classic is the Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in over 40 local events for the exciting competition and the chance to qualify for the National Finals at Pebble Beach.
Save the Date! Next year's tournament will be held on Monday, September 15th, 2014 at Huntingdon Valley Country Club.
KEEP Healthy - Free Kidney Health Check
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.
Are you or someone you know a dialysis patient?
Sign up for our FREE MAGAZINE, KIDNEY LIVING! Each issue features stories from people who are living well on dialysis, as well as tips for coping with kidney disease, healthy eating, finding support, and so much more.
Students will learn what organs can be donated, and how many lives can be saved from one donor. More Information
Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility requirements are reimbursed for a portion of the transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment three times a week. This program is run in collaboration with, and within the guidelines of, the Pennsylvania State Renal Disease Program.
Please contact your social worker at your dialysis clinic for an application or click here to download an application.
Offered to nephrologists for Continuing Medical Education credits, these sessions are brought to the Philadelphia region by the National Kidney Foundation's Medical Advisory Board. They are designed to improve the quality of care for individuals with kidney disease by addressing the latest advances in nephrology clinical assessment and management. March 4, 2014 program information.
You and your workplace or school are invited to participate in our Casual for Kidneys Day, a dress-down day held to benefit the NKF. More Information
Take on a new challenge at school and go Casual for Kidneys!
Transplant centers in the Delaware Valley
Programs & services and other patient resources.