NKF Serving Ohio

Ohio State - Office Locations
Northern Ohio Office:
PO BOX 40555 | Bay Village, OH 44140
Phone: 440.465.0245
Central Ohio Office:
1491 Polaris Pkway; Box 268 Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: 614.882.6184
Cincinnati Office:
9674 Colerain Ave #297 Cincinnati, OH 45251
Phone: 513.961.8105



Help provide patients in Ohio with care packages to brighten their spirits and make the long-hours of treatment a little more bearable.  Sponsorship levels and personal donation opportunities are available.

Please select one of the Ohio links below for more information or to make a donation.


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PEDIATRIC The Big Ask: The Big Give, First Steps to Transplant

Are you and your child interested in learning more about kidney transplant and living donation? If you answered yes, then this hybrid program is for you! In this interactive hybrid program, pediatric patients and families will learn about how to connect with a transplant center, the different types of transplants, and what to expect during the evaluation process and hear personal stories from kidney patients who have received a kidney transplant.



SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 2024 1:00pm-4:00pm EST 

VIRTUAL: Zoom Webinar 

IN-PERSON: UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Amphitheater 2101 Adelbert Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106


For questions or further information, contact: Leah Adams leah.adams@kidney.org | 440-465-0245


2024 Patient Symposium

We hope that you'll be able to join us for our upcoming FREE program. This program will include virtual components which will be held on April 23-25, 2024 from 6pm-7pm via Zoom A Webinar and in-person event will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2024  from 1pm-4pm at the Holiday Inn South in Independence, Ohio.


For any questions or further information, contact Leah Adams, Program Manager leah.adams@kidney.org  or 440-465-0245


2024 Kidney and Transplant Symposium


February 29th, 2024

This year’s Kidney & Transplant Symposium will include regional-specific topics for all disciplines, presented by faculty from across Ohio. Join us for a day of learning and networking. NKF will host a Renal Roundtable the night before, so please reach out about the complimentary dinner!


Location -  Quest Conference Center 

                    9200 Worthington Road, Suite 400,

                    Westerville, OH 43082 


For more information, please contact Hayley Fournier at Hayley.fournier@kidney.org


Dining with the Stars

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

5:30pm - VIP

6:30pm - Main Event

Rhinegeist Brewery, Cincinnati, Ohio


Dining with the Stars is the NKF of Greater Cincinnati's annual networking event, uniting more than 250 medical professionals, Cincinnati business leaders and our kidney community in the fight to end kidney disease. Local celebrities and chefs/restaurants serve delicious small dishes while we announce the 2024 NKF Award Honorees. The event provides ample networking opportunities and offers gratitude to those who've gone above and beyond in their support of our mission.


For more event, ticket or sponsorship information, please contact Perry.Hall@kidney.org



Additional Support

NKF Peers

  • NKF PEERS is a peer mentoring program, where kidney patients are connected via phone with trained mentors who have been there themselves. Peer mentors can share their experiences with dialysis, transplant, or living kidney donation with you.  
  • Call toll-free 1.855.NKF.PEERS (855.653.7337) or email nkfpeers@kidney.org

NKF Cares

  • Our Patient Information Help Line, NKF Cares, offers support for people affected by kidney disease, organ donation or transplantation. It's designed just for patients, family members and care partners. Speak with a trained specialist who will answer your questions and listen to your concerns
  • Call toll–free 1.855.NKF.CARES  (1.855.653.2273)  or email nkfcares@kidney.org

Kidney-Friendly Recipes

Are you looking for new kidney-friendly recipes? Regardless of which CKD stage you are in, there is a recipe for you to enjoy! Start your cooking journey now!

Kidney Pathways

Take control of your kidney health. Answer a few questions and we will provide you with information about your kidney health.

A to Z Health Guide

Alphabetical list of additional kidney topics and support.

Ohio Organ Donor Registry

Did you know that more than 106,000 Americans and 3,000 Ohioans are currently on the national waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant?  There are currently over 90,000 people in the US waiting for a kidney. To learn more about registering to be an organ donor or even a living donor, visit the Donate Life Ohio link below.

Ways to Support


To send a physical check to one of the Ohio offices, please use one of the addresses below:

  • Northern Ohio - PO BOX 40555 | Bay Village, OH 44140
  • Central Ohio - 1491 Polaris Pkway; Box 268 Columbus, OH 43240
  • Cincinnati - 9674 Colerain Ave #297 Cincinnati, OH 45251

If you would prefer to make an online donation, please visit the link below.


Are you interested in becoming an advocate? NKF is the largest, most comprehensive longstanding patient organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease in the U.S. If interested in using your voice to help advocate for kidney patients or donors, please visit the link below.

Donate Your Car

Do you have a car sitting in your driveway looking for a new home? Look no further, we have the solution for you!

  • Call 800.488.CARS (800.488.227) or select your location to start our online form.
  • Fast, Free Pickup - 24-hour pickup. All on your schedule.
  • Save on Taxes - We handle your car. You get a tax receipt.

Thrift Store

Do you have clothes, small furniture or household items that you'd like to donate to a good cause? Kidney Services can pick them up, and proceeds will go to the National Kidney Foundation. To schedule a pickup, find out what items are accepted or request a receipt for a previously picked up items, please visit the link below.

Local Office

P.O. Box 40544
Bay Village, OH 44140
Phone: 440.241.6780

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