NKF Serving Central Ohio

The Big Ask: The Big Give

Finding a Living Donor
Free Virtual Workshop

Finding a Living Donor is a free 2-hour webinar designed to help kidney patients on the waiting list for a transplant find a living donor. Open to kidney patients, family members, friends, and potential living donors, this workshop will provide interactive education about living donation and transplant, and teach the best, most effective strategies and tips for finding a living donor.

Upcoming events:
Winter 2022

The Big Ask: The Big Give

First Steps to Transplant
Free Virtual Workshop

Are you a kidney patient – or a family member or friend of one – that wants to learn more about getting a kidney transplant? Or are you interested in learning more about donating a kidney to someone in need of a transplant?

This program is for you! In this free webinar from the National Kidney Foundation, you will:

  • Learn what’s involved in receiving a kidney transplant
  • Find out what you need to know if you’re thinking about donating a kidney
  • Hear personal stories from kidney transplant recipients and living donors

Upcoming events:
Fall 2021

Kidney Walks

Walk the Kidney Walk!

We invite you to walk participate in the 2021 Central Ohio Kidney Walk throughout the month of September. LaceUp your walking shoes and join us from the comfort of your home, neighborhood or local park. We may not be able to unite in person, but our different paths share a common goal; together we'll LaceUp to change lives. Caring knows no distance; no matter how or where you walk—one simple step can change a life.

Join us on Sunday, September 19th to celebrate our walkers, teams and sponsors.

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Kidney & Transplant Symposium

The Kidney & Transplant Symposium ahs been bringing renal professionals together for over ten years, equipping them with solid tools needed to deliver premium care for kidney patients of all ages. This day provides quality education to healthcare professionals. Topics that will be discussed include the latest medical advances and best practices in the treatment and care of kidney disease dialysis, transplantation, and organ donation to help improve patient outcomes. Earn up to 10 CME credits.

2022 Kidney & Transplant Symposium
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Quest Conference Center

Kidney Basics

Each video posted will address some common questions by patients, caregivers and update providers and other health professionals on best practices and recommendations for caring for patients with chronic kidney disease. Furthermore, this series will address the health disparities present in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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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 deductible 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).