Take a lifesaving step and Register for our upcoming Walks!
Kidney Walks are designed to help people understand the need for early detection of kidney disease. In addition to raising funds for research and help for patients and their families, the Walk is a great way to bring the community together! Bring your family and friends and come walk with us!
May 19, 2013 - Wheeling Kidney Walk
- Wheeling, WV
June 8, 2013 - Erie Kidney Walk
- Erie, PA
November 3, 2013 - Pittsburgh Kidney Walk
- Pittsburgh, PA
Many thanks to the nearly 400 local community business leaders, physicians, volunteers, and supporters who gathered at the Circuit Center Ballroom on March 2nd to help us honor our Gift of Life Awardees: John Heher, Corporate Awardee; Dr. Rita McGill, Medical Awardee; and Zinna Scott, Small Hands/Big Heart Awardee.
We are proud to report that thanks to all of them this year's Gala was not only a record-breaker sell-out but also raised over $165,000! Check out the event photo gallery.
SAVE THE DATE for next year! Saturday, March 22, 2014 - Heinz Field
NKF Cadillac Golf Classic
Save the Date!
Monday, May 20, 2013 Valley Brook Country Club. Contact Tiffany Cramer-Ray for more information - (412) 261-4115 ext.15
May 20, 2013 - Valley Brook Country Club
- Pittsburgh, PA
KEEP® Early Detection Screenings
KEEP is a free kidney health screening program designed to raise awareness about kidney disease among high risk individuals and provide free testing and educational information, so that kidney disease and its complications can be prevented or delayed. To register for any of the kidney health screenings, please call (800) 261-4115.
Join Hands With the NKF to Help the 26 MILLION AMERICANS Fighting Kidney Disease.
You will make a difference!
By contributing all or a portion of your United Way gift to the National Kidney Foundation Serving the Alleghenies (#170), you will help us provide free, community-based Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) screenings designed to detect kidney disease early…when there is still time to slow, or even halt, the progression of this serious public health epidemic.
Maximize the impact of your gift! Check with your employer to see if they offer a matching gift program.
Choose Contributor Choice Code #170 - and know that thousands of kidneys will thank you!
Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate today!
Patient & Family Services
Medical Alert Jewelry
MedIds.com (318) 397-8441 will offer a 15% discount to needy patients if the patient uses the code "NKF2012".
Medic Alert (888-633-4298) will waive the fee if the patient submits a letter from his/her doctor on the doctor's letterhead and proof of monthly income. These documents must be submitted along with the company's application form.
American Medical ID (800-363-5985) will provide the stainless steel version for free with a letter from the doctor on the doctor's letterhead. The original letter has to be mailed to the company; it cannot be a photocopy or a fax.
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.
Special thanks to our 2012-2013 Annual Corporate Partners: