Kentucky Region

Kidney Walk

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.

September 28, 2014

NKF Golf Classic

NKF Golf Classic

Join us for the NKF Golf Classic! It will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Lake Forest Country Club.

The NKF Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. Each qualified winning team and the second and third finishers from every local tournament are invited to compete for the national championship held at the famed Pebble Beach Resort.

For more information, please click here.

June 9, 2014 - Lake Forest Country Club - Louisville, KY

August 18, 2014 - TPC River’s Bend - Cincinnati, OH

Your Kidneys & You

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

Gift of Life Gala

The National Kidney Foundation is proud to announce our annual Gift of Life Gala will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Louisville Downtown Marriott. We will be honoring the dedicated medical professionals and pioneers in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. This year's Gala will feature live entertainment, sit down dinner, and silent and live auctions held in the spirit of supporting the National Kidney Foundation and its mission.

For more information please contact (502) 585-5433.

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.


Kidney Cars Program

The easy way to donate your car, van, truck, or boat. By donating your vehicle, you are helping to fund public education, patient and community services, research, professional education and organ donation programs of the National Kidney Foundation. More information

Additional Resources

New Patient Packets - New patient information packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families about kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide. Please contact 502-585-5433 ext. 100 for your patient packet.

Kentucky Organ Donor Registry - Across the nation, citizens have the opportunity to help others by signing up to become organ and tissue donors through state donor registries.

Kidneys in the Classroom - A health curriculum to be used by students in grades three through five, although can be adapted for any grade. This program gives students a better understanding of healthy kidney function and what happens when kidneys fail. The classes learn about the causes of kidney disease, treatments, and organ donation. It is an interactive and fun experience. For more information, please contact us at (502) 585-5433 or (800) 737-5433.

Your Kidneys & You - The NKF offers a FREE 'Your Kidneys & You' presentation to any group of individuals interested in learning more about the kidneys and CKD. Your Kidneys & You is the best way to measure the level of kidney function and determine stages of kidney disease. A Your Kidneys & You test is as simple as asking your physician. 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 in receiving more information please contact Nital Desai by calling (502) 585-5433 ext 100.)

Education Literature - The NKF has a variety of educational brochures and materials geared toward patients in the early stages of kidney disease, dialysis patients, family supporters and those who are at risk for kidney disease. Contact us to receive this free literature or view our literature online.

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