NKF Serving Maryland & Delaware
Who We Are & Our Mission
We are the National Kidney Foundation offices proudly Serving Maryland & Delaware.
We are revolutionizing the fight to save lives by eliminating preventable kidney disease, accelerating innovation for the dignity of the patient experience, and dismantling structural inequities in kidney care, dialysis, and transplantation.
Give hope, fight kidney disease with your gift today.
Your heartfelt gift helps us provide FREE resources, support, and hope for thousands of patients, loved ones and healthcare heroes.
- Provide families with a place to turn for guidance and answers.
- Support breakthrough research and clinical trials.
- Help more loved ones learn about their risk and get diagnosed sooner.
- Expand access to lifesaving transplants for all.
12 Days of Giving
Charlotte Rice, Transplant Recipient
Meghan Rice - Mother
Read Charlotte's story
Clark Patterson, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Recipient
Read Clark's story
Vaunita Goodman, Kidney Advocate
Read Vaunita's story
Lucy Thoupos, Kidney Transplant Recipient
Chelsea Thoupos - Mother
Read Lucy's story
DJ Young Fresh Prince, Prune Belly Syndrome and Kidney Recipient
Read Prince's story
Robert Moore, Looking for a kidney donor
Read Robert's story
George Franklin III, Kidney Recipient & Kidney Advocate
Read George's story
Rich Tomaski, Dual Transplant Recipient
Read Rich's story
Tisha Guthrie, Kidney Patient & NKFMDDE Board Member
Read Tisha's story
Melissa Kuhns, Kidney Cancer Survivor
Read Melissa's story
Roseanne Bell, Kidney Transplant Recipient
Read Rosie's story
Matt Hall, Kidney Transplant Recipient
Read Matt's story
Living Well with Kidney Disease
Check out our four-part Patient Series sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics and the University of Maryland Medical Center to learn more about living well with kidney disease.
- Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices with CKD
- The Future of CKD Treatment
- Plant-Based Diet in Kidney Disease
- The Benefits of Preemptive Kidney Transplant
Free educational webinar for CKD patients and their caregivers. Sessions include Dialysis options, and kidney transplant, including a panel discussion with healthcare professionals, kidney patients, donors, and recipients.
Ways to Support