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Join the National Kidney Foundation for our Renal Roundtable Lectures, held virtually on an interactive platform. Renal Roundtable Lectures are a series of locally based educational events where experts present up-to-date information on a topic and provide an opportunity for open discussion among participants. The free, non-accredited format allows for the sharing of case studies, common experiences, and best practices. Click on the lecture titles below to register for each presentation.
- Understanding the Harm Caused by Chronic Metabolic Acidosis - October 26th, featuring Dr. Rakesh Gulati
- Hyperuricemia, Gout, and CKD - October 29th, featuring Dr. Leonard Stern
- Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) - November 17th, featuring Dr. Neera Dahl
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in a Patient with CKD - November 19th, featuring Dr. Akhtar Ashfaq
- Hyperuricemia, Gout, and CKD - December 1st, featuring Dr. Richard Chan
Can't make it in person? Help support the event by participating in our silent auction and mission moment! Items for bidding include sports memorabilia from your favorite Phillies players and foursomes at the best local golf courses. Browse our site.
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.
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!
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!
Looking to volunteer? Check out all the latest local volunteer opportunities here.
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
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!
Students will learn what organs can be donated, and how many lives can be saved from one donor. More Information
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.