NKF Serving Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey

2020 NKF Honors

NKF Honors

Join us for our 2020 NKF Honors awards reception and fundraiser held annually in celebration of World Kidney Day. The benefit honors members of the local community who have been outstanding in the promotion of kidney health and the fight against kidney disease. For more information about this event visit our website or contact Jamie Cohen, 215-923-8611 X734.

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The Big Ask: The Big Give-Lankenau Medical Center

Join the National Kidney Foundation on February 24th for The Big Ask: The Big Give, a free workshop that will teach kidney patients, their families, and friends how to find a living kidney donor. Sponsored by the Fresenius Medical Care Foundation and hosted by Lankenau Medical Center. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, register today! Contact Marielle Van Thuyne for more information.

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The Big Ask: The Big Give-Reading Hospital

Join the National Kidney Foundation on March 7th for The Big Ask: The Big Give, a free workshop that will teach kidney patients, their families, and friends how to find a living kidney donor. Hosted by Tower Health at Reading Hospital. Please use the 5th Avenue Entrance for the Conference Center. Lunch will be provided. Please register by March 4th to confirm your spot! Contact Marielle Van Thuyne for more information.

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Kidney Walk-Registration opening soon!

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.

September 13, 2020 - New Jersey Kidney Walk - Hamilton, NJ

October 11, 2020 – Philadelphia Kidney Walk - Philadelphia, PA

CNSW Spring Meeting

Join the CNSW of Eastern PA for a spring education event, taking place on Tuesday, March 31st. This continuing education activity for social workers will include presentations on Ethics in Social Work and debunking myths of medical cannabis for 5 total CEU credits. Breakfast and lunch provided. Contact Marielle Van Thuyne for more information.

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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.

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.

 

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!

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

The NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. Qualifying first, second, and third place foursomes from every local NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic are invited to compete at the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts.

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

Pennsylvania 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.