NKF Serving Northern Ohio

Dining with the Stars

Dining with the Stars

We are excited to announce that Dining with the Stars will be in-person on Thursday, November 4, 2021! You’re invited to join us at FirstEnergy Stadium for a night of networking, raffles, food, and signature cocktails. Tickets are available now at www.kidney.org/DiningCLE. For information on sponsorship opportunities, click here or contact Katie Dager.

NKF Serving Northern Ohio Dining With the Stars Sponsors

Patient Symposium

Patient Symposium Lockup

The first-ever Virtual Patient Symposium in 2020 served over 140 patients, caregivers, and medical professionals. Be sure to check back here for our next Patient Symposium in March 2022! For information on sponsorship and vendor opportunities, contact Leah Adams 440.465.0245 or contact leah.adams@kidney.org.

Kidney Walk

Thank you to everyone that participated in Kidney Walk LaceUp on Sunday, June 13! Though we couldn’t celebrate together, it was great to see everyone walk their way from the comfort of their own home, neighborhood, or local park. We’re happy to share this year’s Kidney Walk raised over $110,000 in support of lifesaving programs here in Northern Ohio!

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

Thank you to everyone that made the 2021 NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic at Firestone Country Club a huge success! It was our largest tournament ever with 120 golfers competing. Together, we raised over $121,000 in support o the NKF mission.

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 US Renal Care is for YOU! Register today for this FREE program. For more information, contact Leah Adams 440.465.0245 or contact leah.adams@kidney.org.

Register today for this FREE program

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