NKF Serving Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri

Mailing Address Only:

National Kidney Foundation - KS, OK, W.MO

9218 Metcalf Ave. #424
Overland Park, KS 66212

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Kidney Social Summit

A Patient and Care Partner Program
Sunday, March 26, 2023
Virtual Event - Streaming via Zoom Meetings
Join your kidney community for an educational and empowering day! Learn from healthcare professionals and hear from other patients impacted by kidney disease. This half day virtual program will provide a variety of engaging, creative activities, and educational sessions to keep you connected, empowered, and focusing on what you can control. Learn how to be resourceful with strategies and tools for your kidney journey. This virtual event is FREE!
Created for people with chronic kidney disease and their family/care partners, though anyone with an interest in their health are welcome. 
Renal Roundtable program. Professional education and networking

Renal Roundtable programs

A professional education and networking program

Renal Roundtable programs are locally-based, VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON, educational events. This non-accredited program brings together nephrologists and advanced practice clinicians for an opportunity for a collegial exchange of ideas, open dialogue amongst local nephrology professionals and allows for the sharing of case studies, common experiences, and best practices. Hosted by the NKF Medical Advisory Board of KC and featuring compelling presentations and roundtable discussions with nationally renowned experts in the field - on cutting edge, and sometimes controversial issues, relevant to their practice. 


Tuesday, November 15, 2022
"Race, CKD & Transplant:  Turning the Needle Toward Equity" featuring Dr. Dinushika Mohottige, MD; Duke University
Location: Lidia's Kansas City
Tuesday, April 2023 TBD
Location: TBD
Congratulations to Jakob Benjamin on winning the 2021 Culpepper Exum Scholarship

2023 Post-Secondary Education Scholarship Announcement

Culpepper Exum Scholarship

The NKF is proud to offer the 2023 Culpepper Exum Scholarship, made possible due to the generosity of nephrology social worker, Beth Witten, in memory of her brother. This scholarship is an opportunity designed to help two deserving people on dialysis, or kidney transplant recipients, achieve their aspirations and complete their post-secondary education goals. Must be a resident of Kansas or Missouri. 
The 2023 Culpepper Exum Scholarship application is now available. Please allow 2 weeks for a confirmation of receipt once your application has been submitted. Applications must be post-marked or submitted via email by May 8, 2023.


Please Note: There is no physical address available for hand delivering applications. 

Plate of delicious food, served by a participating chef

2023 Great Chefs of the Midwest

Sunday, March 5, 2023

The Great Chefs of the Midwest showcases local chef and restaurants who share their creative culinary talent as they vie for the coveted Best Dish and People's Choice awards.  Guests mix and mingle, enjoy mouthwatering creations from Wichita's best chefs, while bidding on exciting auction packages.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

“Race, CKD & Transplant: Turning the Needle Toward Equity” featuring Dr. Dinushika Mohottige, MD; Duke University

Location: Lidia's Kansas City


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Magic of Giving - Great Plates

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Look for more info soon on this delicious chef inspired event.

Kansas City Kidney Walk

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Join us at Power & Light's KC LIVE!  Registration coming soon.

Wichita Kidney Walk

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Join us at Chicken N Pickle.  Registration coming soon.

Volunteering with NKF

Looking to volunteer? Check out all the latest local volunteer opportunities.
Two walkers posing at a Kidney Walk

Kidney Walks

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 below.
Kansas City Kidney Walk - Power & Light KC LIVE, October 8, 2023
Wichita Kidney Walk - Chicken N Pickle, October 8, Fall 2023
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Kidney Cars Vehicle Donation Program

Turn your vehicle into cash for the National Kidney Foundation Serving Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri! Vehicles donated to National Kidney Foundation have the potential to bring hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars in support of advocating for all kidney patients through education, research, and innovation. Donating is simple, the pick-up is free, and your gift is tax-deductible. Donate your vehicle to the NKF Serving Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri today! Donate online or call 800.488.CARS (2277).

Monthly Giving

Together, we can provide all patients with access to the care, treatment and guidance they need to cope with a kidney disease diagnosis with your monthly gift of any amount.

¿Tiene preguntas sobre la enfermedad renal? ¡Podemos ayudar!

Nuestra línea de ayuda de información NKF Cares, ofrece apoyo a las personas afectadas por enfermedades renales, donación o trasplante de órganos. Está diseñado solo para pacientes, familiares y sus cuidadores. Hable con un especialista que responderá sus preguntas y escuchará sus inquietudes. Esto está disponible en inglés y español de lunes a viernes de 9am a 7pm, hora del este.

Have questions about kidney disease? We can help!

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. This is available in English and Spanish Monday–Friday, 9am–7pm ET!

Want to get involved?

Are you interested in joining a committee or learning about our board of advisors? Contact Alex at Alexandra.Garrick@kidney.org.

Local Office

Mailing Address Only
9218 Metcalf Ave. #424
Overland Park, KS 66212
Phone: 913.262.1551
Toll Free: 800.596.7943

Upcoming Events