NKF Serving Greater New York

2019 NYC Kidney Walk – Record Breaking Year!

Sunday, November 10th marked the 18th Annual New York City Kidney Walk. Over 4,000 walkers gathered in Foley Square to celebrate life, raise awareness for the 37 million Americans impacted by kidney disease and raise crucial funds for the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) life-changing programs. This year's walk broke last year’s record, raising $1.1M and counting thanks to the NKF’s volunteer leaders, walkers, sponsors and donors.

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15th Anniversary of New York Road Runners Partnership

A man wearing an orange team kidney tshirt smiles while holding a race medal

Rooted in a shared interest in building better, healthier, communities, National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Serving Greater New York and Connecticut is proud to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of our partnership with the New York Road Runners (NYRR).

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Your Kidneys and You

The Your Kidneys and You presentation is designed to raise awareness among the general public about kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and how to protect your kidneys. Interested NKF volunteers will become equipped to present to at-risk groups in our region or conduct training sessions for new volunteers.

Upcoming Event
Thursday, December 12th , 2019
National Kidney Foundation
8th Fl. Conference Room
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
6:00 – 7:00 pm


Team Kidney: Rebecca Mahan’s Story

With Team Kidney, fundraising is whatever you want it to be.
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Konica Minolta Partners With National Kidney Foundation To Deliver Care Packages, Hope to New Jersey Dialysis Patients

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Stay Connected

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Stay Informed

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at an upcoming event to support the NKF’s programs and give back to your local Kidney Community!

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Ask the Doctor

Do you have any questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? The National Kidney Foundation's Ask the Doctor blog is here to help. Click here.

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.

Eating Right

For people with chronic kidney disease at any stage, understanding how nutrition can affect their health is critical. Kidney health care professionals can help by providing important support and education about dietary requirements and modifications that could potentially slow the progression of kidney disease and improve overall health outcomes.

Click here for helpful tips on salt-free seasoning.

Learn more about Kidney Disease Friendly Cooking.

Download a family recipe book for kidney patients

Information on Pediatric Issues

For Information on Pediatric issues, please see the slides developed by Howard Trachtman, MD:

Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome
Pediatric Proteinuria and Hematuria
Pediatric Hypertension

Dr. Trachtman is the Director of Pediatric Nephrology, NYU Langone Medical Center, Clinical Translational Research Institute and a member of the National Kidney Foundation Serving Greater New York's Medical Advisory Board.