NKF Serving Philadelphia/Delaware Valley

Kidney Walk

Walk the Kidney Walk!

The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and sign up for a walk.

May 22, 2016 – Central New Jersey Kidney Walk – West Windsor Township, NJ
October 9, 2016 – Philadelphia Kidney Walk – Philadelphia, PA
October 9, 2016 – Delaware Kidney Walk – Wilmington, DE
October 23, 2016 – Chester County Kidney Walk – Chesterbrook, PA


Team Kidney is the National Kidney Foundation’s new endurance program where you can run, jump, ride, swim – anything that makes you sweat – to raise funds to enhance the lives of everyone with or at risk of kidney disease. Whether you participate in honor of someone or you yourself have kidney disease, Team Kidney will be with you every step of your training.

Team Kidney is an official charity partner of the Philadelphia Marathon, Tough Mudder and LOVE Run. Visit www.kidney.org/teamkidney for a complete list of events in our area.

Join us on Saturday, June 18th at Cooper River Park for our Inaugural Team Kidney 5k! Find out more information here.


NKF Honors

Thank you for making the 32nd Annual NKF Honors event a success! We’ll see you next year!

Chronic Kidney Disease Symposium

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7:30 am - 1:30pm
Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest
Kasych Family Pavilion
1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103

A CME/CE Symposia for Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.

Earn up to 5.0 CME/CE credits/contact hours. Space is Limited.

The program is free but registration is required

Learn about "Your Kidneys and You"

Your Kidneys & You is a volunteer-led presentation on kidneys, risk factors and preventative action steps, with a focus on where to turn for more information. Volunteers are trained by the NKF to deliver this presentation to the general public, corporate audiences and at-risk populations.

You may volunteer to be a trained presenter or request a Your Kidneys & You presentation for your workplace, civic organization, school, club or place of worship contacting Rachel N’Diaye

Young Professional Group

Young Professional Group

Are you looking to meet new people, network and create lifelong relationships? Join the National Kidney Foundation's Young Professionals Group. This group, targeted for 21-40 year-olds is intended to allow our generation to communicate on a casual platform to gain insight on how we can help ourselves and others succeed in the professional world. The Young Professional Group will share information and connections in an effort to utilize the professional skills of our friends! We will also plan fundraising events to help raise awareness about kidney disease. Contact loren.yakopcic@kidney.org for more information

Join Us Saturday June 4th for a tailgate and a day at the Phillies!
Click here for more information.

Purchase tickets here: http://www.phillies.com/nkf

SuperFresh Community Rewards

SuperFresh Community Rewards

Help the NKF raise money just by buying groceries! Register your Superfresh or Pathmark card, use it at the checkout, and Superfresh/Pathmark will donate 1% of all purchases back to the NKF! Click here to register and learn more!

Kidney Cars

Kidney Cars Program- Donate Your Car Today!

The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Cars Program enables you to turn in your used car, van, truck, motorcycle or even boat into funding for kidney education, research and organ donation programs. You'll also very likely receive two benefits you won't get from a dealer trade-in (or from a holiday song). You'll get a good feeling and you may even get a tax-deduction! Click here or call (800) 488-KARS!

Do You Need a 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.

Are you or someone you know a dialysis patient?

Sign up for our FREE MAGAZINE, KIDNEY LIVING! Each issue features stories from people who are living well on dialysis, as well as tips for coping with kidney disease, healthy eating, finding support, and so much more.

Organ Donation Program

Organ Donation Education Program

Students will learn what organs can be donated, and how many lives can be saved from one donor. More Information

Transportation Program

Pennsylvania residents who meet eligibility requirements are reimbursed for a portion of the transportation costs associated with traveling to and from dialysis treatment three times a week. This program is run in collaboration with, and within the guidelines of, the Pennsylvania State Renal Disease Program.

Please contact your social worker at your dialysis clinic for an application or click here to download an application.