NKF Serving the Carolinas - North Carolina

Kidney Walk

Walk the 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 below.

June 11, 2016 - 2016 Charlotte Kidney Walk

NKF Golf Classic

The NKF Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. Qualifying first, second, and third place foursomes from every local NKF Golf Classic are invited to compete at the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts.

Your Kidneys and You Free Training

Want to educate others about kidney health? Learn how to present this easy 20 minute presentation to friends, family, colleagues, churches, community centers, schools, and more!

August 19, 2015
September 16, 2015
October 7, 2015

Please register 2 weeks prior to training to Ashley Love, (704) 519-0020 x624

Webinar and conference call number will be emailed once registered.

NKF Professional Membership Meetings

The Council on Renal Nutrition (CRN) and the Council of Nephrology Social Workers (CNSW) meets bi-annually throughout North Carolina.

For more information please call: (888) 848-5277.

CNSW Meetings

Next Meeting:
October, 2, 2015

CRN Meetings

Next Meeting:
Friday, October 23, 2015

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.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Greensboro, NC

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Charlotte, NC

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Salisbury, NC

Saturday, March 26, 2015
Charlotte, NC

Upcoming Patient Empowerment Workshop

Free patient workshop for Stage 4 & 5 patients and caregivers. This year's theme is Being My Best: Self Management.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Charlotte, NC
September 8, 2015
10:00am - 2:00pm

Sheraton Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
October 20, 2015
10:00am - 2:00pm

The patient workshop is a one day event for Stage 4 and Stage 5 CKD patient's and their caregivers. Topics include: Transplantation, Self Management, and Quality of Life. Registration is required.

To register call (704) 519-0020 x624.

Fight Kidney Disease by donating your car

Donate your unwanted car, van, truck or boat to the National Kidney Foundation. Help fight kidney disease in the Carolinas. Donated vehicles and boats are tax deductible. Donate today!

NKF Thrift Store

"We Want Your Discards"

For a pick up call: 704-393-5780 or Toll free 866-408-6464

Several times each year, a representative of Carolina Value Village will telephone residents in your neighborhood seeking donations of furniture, clothing (men's, women's, and children's) and other household items. The representative will confirm a date when a truck can come to your home and pick up items. Each collection of items provides a donation to the NKF. Each donated item is prepared for resale to the public at Carolina Value Village, making fine quality goods available at thrift store prices. One hundred percent of the proceeds received by the NKF supports patient programs. All donated items are tax deductible at present fair market value in accordance with IRS regulations.

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