Ohio and Kentucky
Join us on Sunday, October 27, 2013 for the Columbus Kidney Walk!
We offer two routes designed to fit the needs of each participant. Breakfast will be available at the beginning, deli sandwiches at the end, and festive music along the way. Participate in the Kid's Corner, Memory Moments at the Photo Booth, and a Wellness Pavilion. Make it a day to remember with your family, friends, and co-workers!
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY! Form a team, join a team, or register as an individual!
When: Sunday, October 27, 2013
Where: Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215
Time: Check In: 8 AM Walk Begins: 9 AM
Coffee House Conversation
Join us for an upcoming Coffee House Conversation
Coffee House Conversation support groups are for kidney patients and their families.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
6:00 â€“ 8:00pm
Marble Cliff Commons
2828 Marblevista Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43204
For more information and to register for one of the Coffee House Conversation Support Groups, please contact Julie McCutcheon at (614) 882-6184 ext. 226.
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.
Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.
Kappa Kidney Camp, a weeklong overnight summer camp for children ages 8 to 18 who have kidney disease or have had a kidney transplant. Campers enjoy typical summer camp activities while bonding with other kids just like them. Last summer 40 children touched by kidney disease attended Camp at no cost due to generous donations from organizations, corporations and individual donors.
If you are interested in supporting Kappa Kidney Camp or know someone who might be interested in attending or volunteering, please contact Danielle Estep or call (614) 882-6184 ext. 224 and help make a difference in the life of a child! Camp will take place June 23 - June 28, 2013, at Recreation Unlimited, Ashley, Ohio. More Info
2014 Kidney and Transplant Symposium
May 6 & 7, 2014
Quest Business and Conference Center
More details to follow. For questions, contact Danielle Estep.
Emergency Financial Assistance - The National Kidney Foundation Serving Ohio provides Emergency Financial Assistance to Ohio patients in need. Patients from the Cincinnati Region may qualify to receive assistance with medications, transportation to and from dialysis, nutritional supplements, groceries and utilities. Patients from other regions of the state may qualify to receive assistance with medications, transportation to and from dialysis and nutritional supplements. To apply for these funds, patients must contact their renal social worker to complete an application. Files are password protected, please contact (614) 882-6184 for access.
New Patient Packets - New Patient Information Packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by the us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families abut kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide.
Living Donor Information Packets are made available to anyone who is potentially interested in being a living kidney donor. The packets provide information about the evaluation process for potential donors, the benefits and risk of donation, and where you can find additional information and support. If you're interested in being a living donor and would like information about kidney donation, please contact Marsheen Campbell or call (614) 882-6184 ext. 221.
Donate Clothing and Household Items
Your unwanted, unused, and unneeded clothing and other household items can assist our programs. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Ohio has established a relationship with National Kidney Services, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio for profit corporation. Outsourcing the management of this program to Ohio Thrift Stores has been a part of fundraising efforts since 1988. Customers in the Columbus, Springfield, Dayton, Delaware, Washington Court House, Lancaster and surrounding areas wishing to participate may drop off or schedule a pickup and receive a tax deductable receipt for their useable items. The donations are sold to Ohio Thrift Stores and the proceeds are used to help fund NKF Serving Ohio's programs and services. For more information on the clothing donation program please visit http://nkfpickup.com or contact National Kidney Services at 614-351-2900 or 888-780-0789 (Dayton area residents only).
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
The Greater Cincinnati Region is an agency Partner of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.