Bonne Santé

Bonne Sante

Annual Food and Wine Showcase

April 25, 2014

Join us at the Westin Galleria, 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75240

The 4th Annual National Kidney Foundation Bonne Santé will feature premiere chefs from around the country pairing signature dishes with fine wine. The evening will also feature live and silent auctions. For sponsorship and ticket information, please contact Jill Smola at (877) 543-6397. Event tickets are $200. To purchase online Click Here.

The evening will honor Gift of Life recipient Brandon Vance and two Burl Osborne Awareness Award recipients. More information and Slideshow

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.

For more information or to register call (877) 543-6397 or e-mail texasinfo@kidney.org

The Road to Pebble Beach

Midland Country Club

The NKF will host three NKF Golf Classics in Texas. Qualifying first, second and third place foursomes from every local National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic are invited to compete at the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts. The NKF Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in the events for the exciting competition and the chance to win great prizes - all to benefit a worthy cause.

The first of the 2014 tournaments is scheduled for April 21st at Midland Country Club. To register your team Click Here or call Jill Smola at (877) 543-6397.

October 6, 2014 - Dallas Athletic Club - Dallas, TX

Kick Out Kidney Disease "Pump-A-Licious" Luncheon & Fashion Show

May 22, 2014
River Oaks Country Club - Houston, TX

"Pump-A-Licious" is our premier luncheon fashion show event which raises money to Kick Out Kidney Disease! Hosted by Neiman Marcus and held at the prestigious River Oaks Country Club, the luncheon recognizes corporate and medical leaders who have made a difference in the community. HEB will be honored as our corporate partner while Dr. Stephen Fadem and Dr. Wadi Suki will be our medical honorees.

For more information contact Jennifer Tucker at (713) 964-2644. To purchase tickets online click here.

The Anatomy and Physiology of Chronic Kidney Disease

A Professional Education Symposium

September 20
8:00 AM - 1:30PM
Omni Hotel Dallas
Dallas, TX

Topics: A Cardio/Renal Connection, Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome, Primary Indicators of CKD, and Special Luncheon Presentation

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Nephrologists

Earn 5.0 CME/CEU Credits

Patient & Community Education Seminar

"A New Normal"

Sunday, July 20, 2014
12:00-5:00 pm
Houston Marriott by The Galleria
1750 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027

Lunch Provided along with Education Program, Panel and Keynote David Rush!

Space is Limited, Register Today! Cost is $5 in advance or $10 at the door.

To register or for more information, call or email Susan Manuel at (877) 543-6397.

Huffines Gives Back

Under this donation program, all friends, advocates, employees, donors, supporters and volunteers of the National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas (NKF) will be eligible to purchase any vehicle* at the Huffines No-Hassle Employee Price! The buyer will also receive all applicable factory rebates. More Information.

Mini Education Series and Support Group

Support Group

May 10, 2014, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
DaVita Loma Vista Dialysis
1382 Lomaland Dr. Suite B
El Paso, TX 79935
Topic: Submit your requests to texasinfo@kidney.org

Support Group

May 18, 2014, 2:30 - 4:00pm
Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Lane
Classrooms 2&3 - Building E
Dallas, TX 75230
Topic: Ask the Nephrologist

Support Group

May 18, 2014, 2:30 - 4:00pm
Baylor All Saints Medical Center
1400 8th Ave, Faxel Room
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Topic: Medical Insurance

Camp Reynal

Camp Reynal

Camp Reynal began serving the North Texas pediatric kidney patient population in 1992. The camp is held early each summer at Camp John Marc in Meridian, TX, which was built specifically for children with chronic illnesses. Children ages 8 to16 with chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend Camp Reynal. Unlike most summer camps, Reynal is equipped to take care of children who require daily medication, special diets, and medical treatment such as dialysis. More Info

Download Counselor Application

CKD Prevention: A Deep Dive

Friday, October 10, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Magnolia Hotel
1100 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002

Topics include - The Essence of CKD. ApoA1: The Good, Bad and Ugly. Facts about Fabry Disease. Deterring and Preventing of CKD

Earn to 8.0 CMEs/CEUs

Target Audience: Nephrologist, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dialysis Technicians, Dietitians, and Social workers

For more information or to register call 877.543.6397 or e-mail INFOTEXAS@kidney.org

Donate your Car to Kidney Cars!

Make a car donation and help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.

Become an NKF Ambassador

The National Kidney Foundation's new NKF Ambassadors program was developed to raise awareness among the general public and individuals at risk for kidney disease by educating them about kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and how to protect your kidneys.

  • Inform your community about Chronic Kidney Disease risk factors by attending or identifying health fairs and community events in your local area.
  • Educate your community about Chronic Kidney Disease by presenting "Your Kidneys & You" which is a brief overview about kidney function and how to prevent kidney disease.

For more information contact the National Kidney Foundation at texasinfo@kidney.org or (877) 543-6397.

National Kidney Foundation Announce New Partnership

Corporate Partner Campaign

Ambit Energy and Texas have formed this partnership to help you save money on your electricity bill, and to raise funds for NKF. Ambit Energy has a strong commitment to community service and support of non profits and schools. By switching to Ambit Energy from your current provider, NKF earns revenue each month. The amount of money that NKF earns each month depends on your kilowatt hours consumed. More information

Kroger Community Rewards®

Kroger Plus Shopper Card

Did you know you can support the National Kidney Foundation just by shopping at Kroger? It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card, and select National Kidney Foundation or enter our ID #91085. Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for NKF every time you shop and use your Plus Card!

  1. Visit www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com
  2. Register your card
  3. Find National Kidney Foundation either by name or number 91085 and save.

Clothes for Kidney

Donate your small discards, especially clothing, to Clothes For Kidney. A portion of all proceeds benefits the NKF. Click on the link or call 972.434.0734 for more information and to schedule a pick up. Schedule a Pick-Up

Health Fairs

The National Kidney Foundation often takes part in area health fairs. If you are interested in having us at your next event, contact Susan Manuel, (877) 543-6397.