NKF Serving Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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.

THERE IS STILL TIME TO DONATE!
September 22, 2019 – New Jersey Kidney Walk
Hamilton, NJ
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October 13, 2019 – Philadelphia Kidney Walk
Philadelphia, PA
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The Big Ask, The Big Give: Living Donation Workshop

Join the National Kidney Foundation and Temple Health for free workshop on living kidney donation. Participants will learn how to educate family and friends about living donor kidney transplant and how to share their kidney health story. Lunch will be provided. Contact Marielle for more information.

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Renal Roundtable Lecture Series, October Dinner

Please join us on Tuesday, October 22nd when we will host our first dinner of the Fall Renal Roundtable Lecture Series. Join Natera's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Paul Billings, who will review data and ongoing research on the applications of cell-free DNA technology in crucial areas of patient need, including organ transplantation. Dinner will take place at The Olde Bar in Philadelphia. Contact Marielle for more information.

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CNSW Fall Meeting

Join the CNSW of Eastern PA for a Fall Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th in Willow Grove, PA. This continuing education activity for social workers will include presentations on Suicide Prevention, The Impact of Kidney Disease on Sexuality, and Pregnancy Before and After Kidney Transplant for 5 total CEU credits. Breakfast and lunch provided. Contact Marielle for more information.

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Living Donor Protection Act

WE NEED YOUR VOICE! Pennsylvania’s Living Donor Protection Act (HB 924) has already been passed by the State House, but we need your support to get it pushed through the State Senate! Please click here to take a moment to write a personalized email to your senators. Help us to thank and assist our heroic living kidney donors across the state!

New Jersey Medical Advisory Board

Dr Narender GoelWe are pleased to announce our first ever Medical Advisory Board in New Jersey, led by Dr. Narender Goel. Dr. Narender Goel is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a designated ASH Certified - Hypertension Specialist. He is also a member of National Kidney Foundation.

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

The 2019 Konica Minolta Golf Classic will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2019. The Top 3 finishing teams in both the Gross and Handicap Division will be invited to compete in the National Finals held at famed Pebble Beach Resorts January 2020. For more information or to join a team, click here.

Do You Need a Kidney Health Check?

Join the National Kidney Foundation for free health screenings and education about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk. Screening includes risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional.

For more information please contact Eleanor Kennedy at (215) 923-8611 ext. 743.

 

From celebrating transplant anniversaries, to bake sales and bowling tournaments, to pushing yourself with a 10K — the fundraising possibilities are endless with Team Kidney. What inspires YOU to become a part of the NKF's national community mobilizing against kidney disease? Join Team Kidney today!

Learn about "Your Kidneys and You"

Your Kidneys & You is a presentation on kidneys, risk factors and preventative action steps, with a focus on where to turn for more information. You may request a Your Kidneys & You presentation for your workplace, civic organization, school, club or place of worship by contacting Eleanor Kennedy

Kidney Cars

Kidney Cars Program- Donate Your Car Today!

The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Cars Program enables you to turn in your used car, van, truck, motorcycle or even boat into funding for kidney education, research and organ donation programs. You'll also very likely receive two benefits you won't get from a dealer trade-in (or from a holiday song). You'll get a good feeling and you may even get a tax-deduction! Click here or call (800) 488-KARS!

Are you or someone you know a dialysis patient?

Sign up for our FREE MAGAZINE, KIDNEY LIVING! Each issue features stories from people who are living well on dialysis, as well as tips for coping with kidney disease, healthy eating, finding support, and so much more.

Organ Donation Program

Organ Donation Education Program

Students will learn what organs can be donated, and how many lives can be saved from one donor. More Information

Transportation Program

Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility requirements are reimbursed for a portion of the transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment three times a week. This program is run in collaboration with, and within the guidelines of, the Pennsylvania State Renal Disease Program.

Please contact your social worker at your dialysis clinic for an application or click here to download an application.