NKF Serving Kansas, Oklahoma, and Western Missouri

Renal Roundtable programs

Virtual and In-person events providing physicians and advanced practitioners with a networking opportunity and compelling presentations on issues that are cutting edge and relevant to their practice. Program will be held throughout the year with highly regarded speakers and thought leaders in chronic kidney disease, and an opportunity for group discussion following the presentation. This program is open to physicians (all specialties and primary care) and advanced practitioners.

Contact JoAnna Rogers for Exhibitor and Sponsorship opportunities.

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2021 Oklahoma Kidney Conference

FRIDAY, October 22, 2021 at 9:00AM
Samis Education Center
Oklahoma City, OK

This full day professional education symposium provides nephrology healthcare professionals and those that work with kidney patients with timely information on CKD guidelines & standards, medication updates, research, treatments, and co-morbidities, so that they may better care for their patients. Sponsorship opportunities available, contact JoAnna Rogers for information.

Kidney Social Summit – Patient & Caregiver Conference

Sundays, Feb. 21 & 28, 2021 at 2 pm
Virtual Event

Join your kidney community for an educational and empowering day! Learn and hear from professionals and other patients impacted by kidney disease. This two day webinar 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 and open to kidney patients, family/caregivers and the general public. However, registration is required. Registration opens mid-January 2021.

Sponsorship and community partner opportunities available, contact JoAnna Rogers for information.

Kidney Walks

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 below.

Kansas City Kidney Walk - September 26, 2020

Wichita Kidney Walk - October 3, 2020

Oklahoma City Kidney Walk - March 27, 2021

2020 Scholarship Award Recipient Announcement

Culpepper Exum Scholarship for Kidney Patients

We are pleased to announced the 2020 award recipients for the Culpepper Exum Scholarship. Congratulations to Gage Schneider of Kansas City, Missouri and Jayden Fleming of Wichita, KS!

Beth Witten, nephrology social worker, established the Culpepper Exum Scholarship as a memorial to her brother who had diabetes and was on dialysis prior to his death from heart disease in 2002. This scholarship is intended to help two deserving dialysis or transplant recipient patients to attend any accredited post-secondary educational or vocational program.

Details on the 2021 Culpepper Exum Scholarship will be available late-January 2021.

KEEP Healthy

Are you the 1 in 3 at risk for kidney disease? Find out at a FREE kidney health check!

KEEP Healthy – Tuesday, November 5, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm (last screening at 11:45 am)
Latina Community Development Agency
420 SW 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73109

Medical Professional, General and Bilingual volunteers Needed - Click Here for more information on Volunteering at this event.

Click Here for more information and to Pre-register as a participant for the event.

Kidney Health Ambassador Program

Are you passionate about spreading awareness about chronic kidney disease? Do you want to get more involved? Do you enjoy sharing your story or making a difference in your community? If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, WE NEED YOU! The National Kidney Foundation has many opportunities to serve in the Western Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma areas. Become a Kidney Health Ambassador today!!!

Kidney Health Ambassadors are the front line in our community providing much needed kidney health information to support our mission of awareness, prevention and treatment of this deadly disease that affects over 37 million Americans each year. Your time commitment is completely up to you. You can volunteer once a week, once a month, or even just twice a year.

Learn more about this important program by submitting an interest form here!

Kidney Cars Car Donation

he 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! Donate now or call 800.488.KARS!