National Capital Area & Virginia
Come out and Celebrate Life!
The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Walk presents an occasion for dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, the medical communities, and the general public to celebrate LIFE and support the NKF mission.
October 26, 2013 - Central Virginia Kidney Walk
- Richmond, VA
April 13, 2014 - Northern Virginia Kidney Walk
- Reston, VA
May 17, 2014 - Hampton Roads Kidney Walk
- Virginia Beach, VA
May 17, 2014 - National Capital Area Kidney Walk
- Washington, DC
Give the ultimate gift this holiday season...the gift of life! More Information.
9th Annual Chili Cook-Off
Calling all chili fans! You are cordially invited to Louisa, Virginia for the 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Earlyhouse on Saturday, November 2, from noon - 5 pm. In addition to the lively competition, you will enjoy a silent auction, cornhole tournament, delicious food, and live music on the Earlyhouse stage. The Cook-off benefits the National Kidney Foundation and the Good Doctors' Foundation. More Information
10th Annual People Like Us Patient Conference
Sunday, November 10, 2013
11:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Westin Tysons Corner
Enjoy lunch, meet other kidney patients and experience an afternoon of uplifting, empowering and informative speakers. Free admission but limited to first 250 registered. More Information
Free Kidney Health Check-up
January 11-12th, 2014
During the 21st Annual NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo, find out if you are at risk for kidney disease. Visit the NKF booth at the largest free consumer health event in the country. More Information
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
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
January 11, 2014 -
KEEP Healthy -
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.
Doc Walker ProView Golf Tournament Benefiting the National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area teamed up with Doc Walker and ProView to host the first annual Doc Walker ProView Golf Tournament benefiting the National Kidney Foundation on Monday, May 6 at the picturesque River Creek Club. The tournament was a success raising over $60,000 and attracting many local celebrities for a spectacular event. To view pictures and read more click here.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Washington metro area and Virginia fellows, residents and basic scientists will present their current research projects in clinical and basic sciences.
Congratulations to our six winners.
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 email@example.com.
For Virginia call (804) 288-8342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register on our VolunteerMatch websites:
DC | VA
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