March 19, 2019
The Quest Conference Center
The Kidney and Transplant Symposium (KTS) provides quality professional education and updates in the treatment and management of chronic kidney disease and other conditions that impact the kidneys. Earn up to 10.5 CME/CE credits.
For more information, please visit this page
For sponsorship/exhibitor info please contact Antoinette Greene or 614-882-6184, ext. 825
March 1, 2019
The National Kidney Foundation is pleased to kick off National Kidney Month with Nationwide Children’s Hospital to celebrate our youngest heroes. For more information, please contact Antoinette Greene.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Lifeline of Ohio
770 Kinnear Rd. #200
Columbus, OH 43212
If you have kidney disease and need a transplant, or you have a family member or friend in need, you may not know how to find a kidney donor. Many people may not get a transplant simply because they don’t know how to share their story and ask people to consider donation. We can show you how at this workshop designed for patients & those wanting more information about living kidney donation.
June 6, 2019
The Grand Event Center
820 Goodale Blvd
Grandview Heights, OH 43212
Cooking with the Stars is a fun filled evening enabling you to mingle with local celebrities and sample delicious food while raising funds to support the mission of the National Kidney Foundation. For more information please contact Tisha Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 8, 2019
The Club Corazon
Our annual ride honors the life of Bill Gordon, a leader in the Columbus cycling community, and supports the National Kidney Foundation Serving Central Ohio by raising awareness of kidney disease and the importance of organ donation. Bill was an organ and tissue donor. This year's ride will take place on June 8, 2019.
Registration fee is $30 because 30 million people are impacted by kidney disease
A t-shirt will be given to riders who raise $100
A Cycling jersey will be given to riders who raise $500
For more information please contact Tisha Reynolds at email@example.com
September 22, 2019
Join us for our Annual walk to support kidney patients, families, and people at risk.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our office at (614) 882-6184. We are always looking for volunteers to help with our special events and programs.
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.
Please contact Antoinette Greene-Tubbs at 614.882.6184 ext. 825 for more information.
Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.
New Patient Packets - New Patient Information Packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by the us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families abut kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide.
Living Donor Information Packets are made available to anyone who is potentially interested in being a living kidney donor. The packets provide information about the evaluation process for potential donors, the benefits and risk of donation, and where you can find additional information and support. If you're interested in being a living donor and would like information about kidney donation, please contact Marsheen Campbell or call (513) 961-8105 x853.
Educational Literature & Materials – The NKF has a variety of educational brochures and materials geared toward patients in the early stages of kidney disease, dialysis patients, transplant recipients, family supporters, professionals and those who are at risk for kidney disease. Contact us to receive this free literature or view our literature here: NKF Store.
Professional CME/CE Activities – The National Kidney Foundation has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and offers a variety of CME/CE activities with an inter-professional team approach. Click here for more information: CME/CE Activities
Organ & Tissue Donation – Across the nation, citizens have the opportunity to help others by signing up to become organ and tissue donors through state donor registries. Click here to go to Donate Life Ohio for more information and to register to become a life-saving organ donor: Donate Life Ohio
The NKF offers ‘Your Kidneys & You’ awareness and education presentations to any group of individuals interested in learning more about kidney disease. The presentation covers risk factors, what kidney disease means, the importance of early detection, and treatment strategies. If your group or organization would be interested in having a ‘Your Kidneys & You’ presentation or receiving more information, please contact Antoinette Greene-Tubbs or call 614.882.6184 ext. 825.
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 deductable 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).
The Greater Cincinnati Region is an agency Partner of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.