NKF Serving New England

Patient Education

2019 Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome Seminar

Has your child been diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome? Do you have questions about treatment options? Resources for your child? This seminar is for you! Join NKF and New England region hospitals for the 2019 Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome Seminar.

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm (check in begins at 11:30am)
Location: Dedham Hilton
25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026
Lunch will be served. Free parking on site

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Professional Education

Council of Nephrology Social Workers- New England (CNSWNE) — 2019 CNSWNE Fall Meeting

Date: 9/20/2019
Time: 7am-4:00pm
Location: College of the Holy Cross, Hogan Center
1 College St., Worcester, MA 01610

7:30am Registration and breakfast
8:15am Start

This event has been cancelled, more information to follow.

Announcing a NEW NKF New England Golf Event!!

TPC Boston!!

We are excited to announce our first annual NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic at TPC Boston in Norton MA.
Date: September 16, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM

The NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic is the Premier Amateur Golf Event for Charity. Each year thousands of golfers from across the country participate in more than 30 local events such as this one at TPC Boston playing to qualify for the National Finals at Pebble Beach. Participating golfers raise over $3.5 million annually to benefit the NKF.

Join us at this amazing course for a fun day of golf, competition, and charity!

For more information visit our website or contact Steven Alvarez / 508.907.6030 Ext. 330.

NKF Golf Event at Boston Golf Club

A Great Day of Golf, Fun, and Charity!

June 11th, 2019 NKF New England held the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic at Boston Golf Club. The tournament has raised funds in support of prevention, awareness, and treatment of kidney disease every year for 8 years. In addition to supporting our efforts to fight kidney disease, golfers competed for prizes provided by local and national sponsors, and top teams qualified to play at our National Finals at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts. Thank you to event chair – Alex Wayman for another great tournament!

Thank you to our local and national sponsors! Local sponsors include Wheels Up, Long’s Jewelers, Cadillac, Grill 23, Donelan Wines, Rumson's Rum, and Boston Common Magazine. National Sponsors include Konica Minolta, IAA One Car One Difference, Greg Norman, Poly, J.Hilburn, and Global Golf Post.

A special thank you to Benoit & McCarthy Photography, Danvers MA www.benoit-mccarthy.com for donating their time at the event for the donating their time at the event for the wonderful photographs!

2019 New England NKF Honors Gala!

NKF New England would like to thank everyone that attended, sponsored, and donated to make this event such a success!

Thank you to our sponsors!
Akebia, American Renal Associates, Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Unit, Goldfinch Bio, Beth Israel Deaconess Transplant Unit, and Otsuka.

Thank you to event Co-Chairs:
Mawya Shocair, MD, and Katrina Russel!

For our wonderful photographs of the event - Thank you to Benoit & McCarthy Photography of Danvers MA!

Save the date for next year!
March 21, 2020, The Harvard Club, Boston MA

Falmouth Road Race

NKF New England has bibs available through the Numbers for Nonprofits Program for the 2019 event! Runners – if you are interested or would like information, please contact Judi Sem. Race date is August 18, 2019.

Kidney Walk – Save the Date! October 13, 2019

Join us this year for our annual fundraising walk! Sponsor tents, kids activities, a beautiful walk route! Bring your family members, friends, and colleagues. Create your walk team.
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Employee Wellness

Your Kidneys & You

Medicare alone spends $87 billion caring for individuals with kidney disease. Go from "zero" to "kidney consciousness" in less than 3 minutes with our Your Kidneys and You video! This can be embedded on corporate Intranets as part of an employee wellness program, shown at community health fairs, or shared with members of your organization.

For information on the above program please contact Stacey Senat, Program Manager at Stacey.Senat@kidney.org.

Host a Drive for Dialysis Program at your Offices

Challenge your staff to join the fight against kidney disease with a hands-on, team-building activity to assemble care packages for dialysis patients in the community where you live and work. Hosting a Drive is easy with our out-of-the-box program, but you can also get creative. Already have a day of service? We'll work with you to design a volunteer opportunity that meets your unique needs!

Contact Stacey.Senat@kidney.org to find out how you can host a Drive for Dialysis event in your office.

KEEP Healthy - Free Kidney Health Check

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. Click here for more information.

Living in New England? Sign up for our regional newsletter.

Sign up to receive our monthly local e-newsletter. It offers healthy tips, recaps major happenings in the kidney community and highlights our events and free programs. View a sample and sign-up.

Donate Your Car

Kidney Cars

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.

NKF Volunteer Opportunities

Health Screening Volunteers Needed
KEEP Healthy is the National Kidney Foundation's free community-based kidney health screening program. Volunteers are needed at screenings throughout the year. Contact Stacey Senat for more information.

Become a Your Kidneys & You Presenter!
Help raise kidney health awareness by becoming a Your Kidneys & You Presenter! Volunteer to deliver a short presentation on kidney health to groups in your community. Contact Stacey Senat for more information.

Volunteers Always Needed!

Learn more about getting involved.
Contact Judi Sem