NKF/NCA screened over 600 adults for the risk factors for kidney disease at this year's NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, held January 9-10, 2016 at the Washington Convention Center.
Join NKF/NCA on March 14, 2016 in Washington, DC as we honor Representative John Lewis (GA-5) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) for their advocacy on behalf of kidney and transplant patients nationwide. More information.
We’re celebrating National Donate Life Month this April with a charity basketball tournament at the Verizon Center to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation. More information.
Golf season is getting off to a great start, with four teams from the National Capital Area competing in Pebble Beach! If you think you’ve got what it takes to make it to the National Finals, join us for our spring NKF Golf Classics. More information.
Come out and Celebrate Life!
The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Walk presents an occasion for dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, the medical communities, and the general public to celebrate LIFE and support the NKF mission.
- May 14, 2016 – Hampton Roads Kidney Walk – 24th Street Park, Virginia Beach, VA
- September 17, 2016 – Southwest Virginia Kidney Walk – Fallon Park, Roanoke, VA
- October 2, 2016 – Northern Virginia Kidney Walk – Reston Town Center, Reston, VA
- October 22, 2016 – National Capital Area Kidney Walk – Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC
- October 22, 2016 – Central Virginia Kidney Walk – Innsbrook, Glen Allen, VA
Public Education Program
Do you need someone to speak to your group about kidney disease? Contact us to see how we can help you.
Do you have a kidney experience you want to share? Become a volunteer presenter and help us get the word out about these important topics. More Information.
Every single day, the Kidney Car program receives over 100 car donations. In fact, our car donation program is one of the oldest and largest used charity car programs in the country. Kidney Cars has been in operation since 1983, and during that time over 685,000 people have donated their car, truck or boat to the National Kidney Foundation's vehicle donation program. Help save lives by donating today.
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 health care professional. More Information
NKF has many volunteer opportunities available for those who would like to get involved and lend a hand. For the National Capital Area, contact Ken Balla at (202) 244-7900 ext 701.
For Virginia call (804) 288-8342 or
email Susan Manuel.
The National Kidney Foundation offers many different programs. We can send a speaker to present "Your Kidneys and You", host a public health screening with our KEEP Healthy program, attend your health fair, and conduct professional education programs for CME credit for your medical association, practice, or hospital.
Our programs are great for your place of employment, house of worship, community center, clinical settings, college and many others.
If you have any questions, please contact Ken Balla at (202) 244-7900 ext 701.