NKF Serving Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, and Wyoming

NKF Colorado and New Mexico Schedule of Events


NKF serving Colorado and New Mexico Contacts:

Executive Director: Kendra Burrell Kendra.burrell@kidney.org

Sr. Development Director: Danielle Otsuka Danielle.otsuka@kidney.org

Sr. Program Manager: Daniell Percival Danielle.percival@kidney.org

Development Manager: Jackie Hahn Jackie.hahn@kidney.org


Board Chair: Kelli Strother

Vice Chair: Ewo Harrell 


Become a Volunteer Today

Interested in Volunteering with NKF? Email Jackie at jackie.hahn@kidney.org for our current opportunities.

Renal Roundtables

Lecture series providing nephrologists, nephrology nurse practitioners, transplant providers, and those who care for patients with CKD (cardiologists, endocrinologists and nurse practitioners) with an opportunity to network as well as engaging presentations on issues that are relevant to their practice and patients. Three dinner and lecture events will be held throughout the year with highly regarded speakers and thought leaders in CKD.


For more information reach out to Danielle Percival at Danielle.percival@kidney.org.

Becoming a Living Donor

The Big Ask: The Big Give — Becoming a Living Donor

Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a living kidney donor? 

In this free program, you’ll learn how to connect
with a transplant center, know what to expect throughout the living donor evaluation and hear living donors share their stories.

Join us on July 16th at 5pm MST for Becoming a Living Donor (via zoom webinar)

Register Today: www.kidney.org/BLD-7-16-2024
Contact Danielle Percival for any questions: danielle.percival@kidney.org 720-748-9991 x453


A Roadmap to Kidney Success

Kidney Education Symposium and Kidney Support Group

The National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Education Symposium is an opportunity to bring together anyone affected by kidney disease (pre-dialysis, ESRD, transplant, living donors, care givers and family members) to learn about topics which concern the patient and their entire family. Save the Date Feb. 16, 2025 - Denver, CO - Presbyterian St. Luke's Denver, CO and offered virtually 


Kidney Support Group

The National Kidney Foundation has partnered with social workers at dialysis centers in Denver and Southern Colorado to provide support group meetings, six timers per year.

For more information and to RSVP please reach out to Danielle Percival at Danielle.percival@kidney.org.

NKF Colorado Golf Classic — June 2024 at The Club at Ravenna

The National Kidney Foundation Colorado Golf Classic is the nation’s Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in 30 events across the U.S. for the exciting competition and the chance to earn an invitation to the National Finals at Pebble Beach—while raising over $3.5 million for the NKF. Register today for the Colorado Golf Classic on June 24th at The Club at Ravenna. 


For more information reach out to Danielle Otsuka at Danielle.otsuka@kidney.org.

Kidney Walk Colorado - 2022

Kidney Walks

The Kidney Walks are the largest walks in Colorado and New Mexico to fight kidney disease with nearly 3,000 attendees. Attendees include the kidney and transplant community, donors, recipients, dialysis patients, families and friends, medical professionals and the entire community who come out to celebrate life and support NKF’s mission to educate the public about kidney disease and increase awareness of organ transplantation.


For more information reach out to Danielle Otsuka at Danielle.otsuka@kidney.org.

Interested in Volunteering for any of our Kidney Walks? Please contact Jackie at jackie.hahn@kidney.org

Great Chefs of the West

March 6, 2025 - ReelWorks, Denver, Colorado

Join us for one of the premier tasting events in Colorado, sample menus from Denver’s top restaurants all proceeds benefit the National Kidney Foundation’s work in Colorado and nationwide.


Great Chefs of the West is a highlight of the year and Denver’s foodie event of the season. With an all-star gathering of top local chefs preparing amazing food and drinks, live music and live and silent auctions this is the event of the season. To top it off, it’s all for a great cause.


The Great Chefs of the West offers your company a unique, cause-related marketing opportunity. Your company’s name and logo will be seen by thousands of people in the culinary, medical, and business communities. These are people who want to support companies and organizations which align themselves with a cause close to their kidneys.


Interested in attending, sponsoring or learning more? Contact Danielle at danielle.otsuka@kidney.org


Want to get involved?

Are you interested in joining an events or programs committee, volunteering in Colorado or New Mexico, and/or learning about our board of advisors? Please reach out to the NKF Colorado & New Mexico Office, we would love to get to know you! Please email us at nkfconm@kidney.org

Local Office

2000 S. Colorado Blvd
Bldg 1-2000
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 720.748.9991
Toll Free: 800.596.7943
Fax: 720.748.1273

Upcoming Events

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