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We are a reliable and trustworthy resource for people with kidney disease and their families. We provide support services such as short-term financial assistance in times of need, peer support to help them cope, and valuable information including webinars, handbooks, brochures, and dietary web tools..

We are a leading source of research funding in the field of kidney disease and transplantation.

The Kidney Foundation stands behind those affected by kidney disease. By championing systemic changes and increasing public awareness of kidney health and organ donation, we are alleviating the burden of kidney disease.

Impact-Related Facts 

Your support has a tangible impact

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, last year:

  • 2,900 received short-term financial assistance
  • 100,000+ educational materials were distributed
  • $4 million was invested in kidney research 
  • 1,500 accessed the risk awareness tool 

Our programs are evolving to ensure funding investments are made in the areas that will have the greatest impact on patients’ lives. these include our peer support program, which offers patients the support of someone who has also experienced kidney failure and can help those who are newly diagnosed get back on their feet and ready to fight back against kidney failure.

  • Impact Report
    Every year we make a difference in the lives of people affected by kidney disease. Read their story