NKF Serving Northern Ohio

Kidney Walk

We invite you to LaceUp your walking shoes and join us for a virtual walk to fight kidney disease on Sunday, June 13, 2021! We may not be able to unite in person, but our different paths share a common goal: Together, we will LaceUp and change lives. Register now at kidneywalk.org/northernohio. For sponsor and vendor details, contact Katie Dager or click here.

NKF Serving Northern Ohio Kidney Walk Sponsors

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

Save the Date for the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic! We will be back at Firestone Country Club’s North Course on Tuesday, July 28, 2021! Check out the event website here. For information on sponsorship, contact Katie Dager or click here.

NKF Serving Northern Ohio Kidney Golf Sponsors

Virtual Patient Symposium

Patient Symposium Lockup

The first-ever Virtual Patient Symposium served over 130 patients, caregivers, and medical professionals. Be sure to SAVE THE DATE for our next Patient Symposium in March 2022! For information on sponsorship and vendor opportunities, contact Leah Adams.

Dining with the Stars

Dining with the Stars

Thank you to the 117 families that tuned in to our first event virtual gala! We enjoyed celebrating the year’s successes and our honorees with you. SAVE THE DATE for November 2021 for our next Dining with the Stars event. For information on tables, tickets, and sponsorships, contact Katie Dager.

The Big Ask, The Big Give

Do you need a kidney transplant? Do you have a family member or friend who needs one? Are you interested in learning more about donating a kidney to someone in need of a transplant? Then this 90-minute virtual education program created by the National Kidney Foundation and in partnership with Horizon Therapeutics is for YOU!

Register today for this FREE program

For more information, contact Leah Adams.

Kidney Cars Car Donation

Kidney Cars Car Donation

Donate your old car, van, truck, or boat to help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.

Please contact Anna Tzinis at 440.241.6780 for more information.

Additional Patient and Professional Services

New Patient Packets - New Patient Information Packets are made available to all patients who receive treatment for kidney failure at facilities served by the us. Its purpose is to inform patients and their families abut kidney disease and of the variety of resources and activities we provide.

Living Donor Information Packets are made available to anyone who is potentially interested in being a living kidney donor. The packets provide information about the evaluation process for potential donors, the benefits and risk of donation, and where you can find additional information and support. If you're interested in being a living donor and would like information about kidney donation, please contact Marsheen Campbell or call (614) 882-6184 ext. 853.

Educational Literature & Materials – The NKF has a variety of educational brochures and materials geared toward patients in the early stages of kidney disease, dialysis patients, transplant recipients, family supporters, professionals and those who are at risk for kidney disease. Contact us to receive this free literature or view our literature here: NKF Store.

Professional CME/CE Activities – The National Kidney Foundation has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and offers a variety of CME/CE activities with an inter-professional team approach. Click here for more information: CME/CE Activities

Organ & Tissue Donation – Across the nation, citizens have the opportunity to help others by signing up to become organ and tissue donors through state donor registries. Click here to go to Donate Life Ohio for more information and to register to become a life-saving organ donor: Donate Life Ohio