NKF of Indiana

Kidney Walkers Register Your Team Today!

Register today for your 2015 Kidney Walk. Team Captains can build their teams and organize fundraising efforts, call for more information. Individuals can register as well. Registration is free! Contact Janine Moore or (260) 456-0674 for more information.

Great job to the Northwest Indiana Kidney Walk which was held Saturday, March 28.
Evansville Walk held on Saturday, April 18. Both walks were successful and had a great turn out! Thanks to all the participants, sponsors and supporters!

2015 Kidney Walk:

Indianapolis Kidney Walk will be held on Saturday, June 13
Fort Wayne Walk will be held on Saturday, June 20

Celebrating Life Under the Stars Mixer


The inaugural Celebrating Life Under the Stars Mixer will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Potawatomi Conservatories in South Bend (6:00-9:00 pm). The event will be hosted by Bob Elliott, Notre Dame Outside Linebacker’s coach and kidney transplant recipient, and Dr. James Porile, senior nephrologist at Nephrology Physicians LLC.


Purchase tickets here


The NKFI/Steel Dynamic's 14th Annual Golf Classic will be held on June 9 & 10, 2015 at the Bridgewater Golf Course. The winners from the tournament will be invited to the winner's tournament "Gator Classic" in Sarasota, Florida in the fall of 2015. Contact Janine Moore at (260) 456-0654.

Celebrating Life Under the Stars Gala

Tim Taber, MD, FACP

Save the Date for the Celebrating Life Under the Stars Gala will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the JW Marriott downtown Indianapolis. The black tie event will honor Tim Taber, MD, FACP. Click here for more information.

Kidney Cars

Donate your car to the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana! Your donation is tax deductible. Call (800) 382-9971 or click here.

Scholarships for Kidney Patients

The Larry Smock Scholarship is made available for Indiana residents who are on dialysis, have received a kidney transplant, or have a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. Scholarships must go towards pursuing higher education in an academic or monitored occupational setting. All applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. The Fund was established in 1992 with monies donated by the Smock family and the Martinsville community in memory of kidney patient Larry Smock who was awaiting a kidney transplant when he passed away.

Click here for an application. Application deadline was Monday, March 30, 2015. For more information, contact (800) 382-9971 or e-mail Nicki Howard.

Kidney Camp

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The NKFI will host the annual Kidney Camp on May 29-June 2, 2015 at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. The camp is free for children ages 8-18 who have kidney disease or are a kidney recipient. Financial contributions from individuals and companies make the experience possible along with the many wonderful volunteers. Every year, more campers arrive to be part of a unique experience that brings children with similar health issues together from all around the state. For more information, please contact Tricia Berhinger at (800) 382-9971.

Medical Emergency Jewelry

The NKFI offers kidney patients the opportunity to purchase Medical Emergency Identification Jewelry (bracelets or necklaces) for a small fee. This jewelry is worn to alert medical personnel or others about your emergency contact and medical condition in case you are unable to convey that information. You will customize what you want inscribed by completing the form and returning with payment. Orders are mailed to jewelry inscriber once per month. You can expect to receive your jewelry in 5-6 week from time ordered. For more information, contact (800) 382-9971 or e-mail Nicki Howard.
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Volunteers for NKFI

The NKFI could not provide our programs and services without the support of our wonderful volunteers. Volunteers are needed is many areas of the foundation, such as; office work, Kidney Walks, Indianapolis Gala, golf tournaments, Speaker's Bureau, Kidney Camp, Health Fairs and Indiana Kidney Check Screenings. For more information on how to volunteer, please download our forms. You can also contact (800) 382-9971 or e-mail Nicki Howard.