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American Kidney Fund

MISSION

The American Kidney Fund's vision is a world without kidney disease. Until that day comes, we believe that every kidney patient should have access to health care, and every person at risk for kidney disease should be empowered to prevent it. We carry out our mission-- helping people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives-- through an array of impactful programs and services.

WHERE YOUR SUPPORT GOES

We are dedicated to ensuring that every kidney patient has access to health care and that every person at risk for kidney disease is empowered to prevent it. We are meeting the enormous public health challenge that is kidney disease through a broad range of programs and services aimed at patients, caregivers, health care professionals, policy makers and the general public.

Patient financial assistance

Free kidney health screenings

Public education

Kidney Action Day®

Advocacy

Professional education

Clinical research

THE RESULTS

We celebrate our 45th anniversary in 2016, and we are grateful to the nearly 63,000 individuals, corporations and foundations whose charitable support sustains our mission. We spend 97 cents of every donated dollar on programs that directly serve and educate patients and the public. For our excellent fiscal management, we are proud to receive the highest ratings from charity watchdog groups year after year. Browse below to learn more about the American Kidney Fund.