National Capital Area & Virginia

Savor the Flavor, Support the Cause

NKF has partnered with! Choose from their extensive selection of gourmet coffee and tea online at between now and September 15, and 30% of the net proceeds from your purchase will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation. A little caffeine can go a long way in supporting the 26 million American adults living with chronic kidney disease!

34th Annual Kidney Ball

Join us for one of the best galas in DC…the Masquerade Kidney Ball! This year’s Ball will take place on November 15 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The event is the largest black-tie fundraiser for the National Kidney Foundation nationwide, attracting more than 800 guests and raising nearly $1 million annually to support the Foundation’s programs and services. More Information

NKF Golf Classics

The NKF Golf Classic is the Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in the event for the exciting competition and the chance to win great prizes, including the chance to compete at Pebble Beach! Join us for a day of friendly competition and networking with local business leaders and celebrities - all to benefit a great cause.

Northern Virginia Classic Hosted by Doc Walker's ProView
May 5, 2014

Richmond Golf Classic
Richmond Country Club
June 9, 2014

National Capital Area NKF Golf Classic
Whiskey Creek Golf Club
June 16, 2014

Fellows Research Forum

Fellows Research Forum

Congratulations to this year's winners. We received 23 abstracts for both clinical and basic science categories from young researchers in the DC Area and Virginia. The top two scores in each category were selected to make presentations and two posters were judged best in their category. More Information.

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. More Information

Public Awareness Campaign

1 in 3 Americans are at risk for kidney disease. Are you the one? Learn ways to keep your kidneys healthy and reduce risks for kidney disease.

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Your Kidneys & You

Public Education Program

Do you need someone to speak to your group about kidney disease? Contact us to see how we can help you.

Do you have a kidney experience you want to share? Become a volunteer presenter and help us get the word out about these important topics. More Information

Donate Your Car

Kidney Cars

Every single day, the Kidney Car program receives over 100 car donations. In fact, our car donation program is one of the oldest and largest used charity car programs in the country. Kidney Cars has been in operation since 1983, and during that time over 685,000 people have donated their car, truck or boat to the National Kidney Foundation's vehicle donation program. Help save lives by donating today.

Become a Volunteer!

NKF has many volunteer opportunities available for those who would like to get involved and lend a hand. For the National Capital Area, call (202) 244-7900 or email
For Virginia call (804) 288-8342 or email
Register on our VolunteerMatch websites:
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