NKF Serving East Tennessee

Kidney Walks

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. 

2021 East Tennessee Virtual Kidney Walk - June 6

The Big Ask: The Big Give

The Big Ask, The Big Give

A conversation can save a life. Whether you need a kidney or are considering a living donation, let us help you start the conversation. Click here for more information.

Living donation makes better lives possible but it takes courage to ask others for help. Learn more.

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.

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Kidney Cars Vehicle Donation Program

National Kidney Foundation Kidney Cars logo

Turn your vehicle into cash for the National Kidney Foundation Serving East Tennessee! Vehicles donated to National Kidney Foundation have the potential to bring hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars in support of advocating for all kidney patients through education, research, and innovation. Donating is simple, the pick-up is free, and your gift is tax-deductible. Donate your vehicle to the NKF Serving East Tennessee today!

Donate online or call 800.488.CARS (2277).

NKF Cares

Have questions about kidney disease? We can help!

Our Patient Information Help Line, NKF Cares, offers support for people affected by kidney disease, organ donation or transplantation. It's designed just for patients, family members and care partners. Speak with a trained specialist who will answer your questions and listen to your concerns.

Call toll-free at 855.NKF.CARES (855.653.2273) or email nkfcares@kidney.org.

We speak English and Spanish and are available Monday - Friday.

Professional Education Resource Center (PERC)

NKF's Professional Education Resource Center (PERC) provides accredited online CME/CEs courses to physicians, fellows and residents, pharmacists, advanced practitioners, nurses, technicians, dietitians, social workers, and transplant professionals.

This new resource center is designed for professionals committed to continuing their education and improving patient outcomes. Courses will include a range of discipline-specific, as well as multidisciplinary topics, delivered by a renowned international faculty.

To browse PERC offerings, or to register as an NKF member for free access to PERC, visit www.kidney.org/education.

Support NKF with Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on smile.amazon.com the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice. Details HERE