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

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 19 - Sunday, August 20

Camp ChiMer is a 2-day, Day Summer Camp for children ages 9 to 18 developed with the goal to create an opportunity for children with end stage renal disease to participate in a camping experience and develop peer relationships, regardless of their medical needs.


Help Sustain this Program -- Donate


Kidney Walk KIck Off


Check back soon for more information and to sign up for the 2023 Kansas City Kidney Walk Kick Off

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Great Plates

Magic of Giving Celebration

Sample creations from Kansas City's creative culinary community!

Mix and mingle while delighting in the mouthwatering creations of local chefs.  They're pulling out al the stops to win the Best Dish and People's Choice Awards and your taste buds will reap the benefits of their labors.  Valued at more than $150, your $50 ticket to dine will be a night to remember.  Your mouth will thank you.


Get more information on how to join us on Thursday, May 11th at Harrah’s North Kansas City.  Don’t wait, limited number of tickets available!

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, September 26, 2023

Featuring Dr. Lilia Cervantes, MD; Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 

Location: Virtual
Tuesday, November 15, 2023
Location: Lidia's Kansas City
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. 

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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

Volunteering with NKF

Looking to volunteer? Check out all the latest local volunteer opportunities.
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Kidney Cars Vehicle Donation Program

Turn your vehicle into cash for the National Kidney Foundation Serving Kansas 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!

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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. 

Want to get involved?

Are you interested in joining a committee or learning about our board of advisors?

Local Office

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

Upcoming Events