Learn what NKF is doing to advocate for kidney patients in Congress and with the Administration.

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Legislative priorities

What is NKF working on in Congress?
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Regulatory advocacy

How is NKF engaging with regulators?
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Advocate resources

How can I get involved?
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State resources

How do my state's laws impact living organ donation?


Big victories are possible with your voice.

Become involved in NKF’s advocacy and help improve kidney health by joining our most dedicated advocates. Raise your voice for kidney patients across the country.

Find everything you need to prepare for your advocacy activities, including downloadable factsheets and info on agencies and committees most relevant to NKF's mission.
The NKF helps to shape public policy on behalf of kidney disease patients. We work with Congress, federal agencies, and state governments to further legislation and regulation that improve the care and quality of life of kidney disease patients.
The Public Policy Committee is a dynamic advisory body drawn from kidney patients, living kidney donors, and medical professionals.
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Take Action

Contact your Members of Congress and ask them to support kidney patients and issues that are important to you.

State Fact Sheets on Kidney Disease

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Kidney Patient Summit

Voices for Kidney Health advocates gather at our annual Kidney Patient Summit in Washington, DC to educate members of Congress and their staff about the importance of protecting living organ donors; increasing funds for federal kidney disease awareness, education, and research programs; and increasing access to home dialysis.

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About our Advocacy Community

NKF supports and amplifies the voices of patients, donors, care partners, and professionals through our Voices for Kidney Health advocate community. By recruiting and engaging a diverse array of stakeholders from all facets the kidney community, we propose meaningful, actionable legislation and policy to improve the lives of kidney patients nationwide. Our Kidney Advocacy Committee, Kidney Outreach Team, and Public Policy Committee are comprised of dedicated advocates that advise, review, and focus our government relations efforts in ways that will be most meaningful to our community.