NKF Serving Kentucky

Two walkers posing at a Kidney Walk

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.
 
Louisville Kidney Walk – September 18, 2022 - Cardinal Stadium
 
For more information, contact Brittany Statts at 502.585.5433 or brittany.statts@kidney.org.
 
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Pebble Beach - 7th hole

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

Join us for the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic! It will be held on June 13, 2022 at Hurstbourne Country Club. The NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. Members of the winning team will receive the opportunity to advance to the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. Please contact April Enix at april.enix@kidney.org for more information.

Woman and mother smiling and hugging

Your Kidneys & You

The National Kidney Foundation's Your Kidneys and You program was developed to raise awareness among the general public and individuals at risk for kidney disease by educating them about kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and what can be done to protect kidneys.
 
You may request a Your Kidneys & You presentation for your workplace, civic organization, school, club or place of worship by calling the local office at 502.585.5433.
 
If you are interested in volunteering to give Your Kidneys & You presentations, please contact the local office at 502.585.5433 to arrange a training session.

Gift of Life Gala

Join us March 2023!
Attendees at a BABG Workshop

A conversation can save a life.

The Big Ask, The Big Give
Often the hardest part for someone with kidney failure is asking a loved one or friend to become a donor. Whether you need a kidney or are considering donation, let us help you start the conversation. Living donation makes better lives possible.
Woman getting her blood pressure taken at a KEEP Healthy Event

Free Kidney Health Check

KEEP Healthy
KEEP Healthy is 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 healthcare professional.
Car getting towed

Kidney Cars Vehicle Donation Program

Turn your vehicle into cash for the National Kidney Foundation Serving Kentucky! 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 Kentucky today! Donate online or call 800.488.CARS (2277).

Additional Resources

New Patient Packets

New patient information packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families about kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide. Please contact 502-585-5433 for your patient packet.

Kentucky Organ Donor Registry

Across the nation, citizens have the opportunity to help others by signing up to become organ and tissue donors through state donor registries.

Educational Literature

The NKF has a variety of educational brochures and materials geared toward patients in the early stages of kidney disease, dialysis patients, family supporters and those who are at risk for kidney disease. Contact us to receive this free literature.

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.
Helpful tips on salt-free seasoning
Learn more about Kidney Disease Friendly Cooking
Download a family recipe book for kidney patients

Corporate Partners

Our Corporate Partners

Local Office

12468 LaGrange Road #207
Louisville, KY 40245
Phone: 502.585.5433
Toll Free: 800.737.5433

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