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NKF-MD Service Area
Maryland: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Howard, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico and Worcester counties.
Delaware: Kent and Sussex counties.
Virginia: Accomack and Northampton counties.
West Virginia: Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan and Tucker counties.
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
2013 KEY Screenings
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland continues its mission of early detection and early intervention through free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screenings. KEY screenings, held throughout our service area, identify early markers for high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney disease. Please click here for the current KEY schedule and continue to check back for updates as we add dates and locations for 2013!
Advocacy: Continuing Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Transplant Patients
Please join us in helping kidney patients who have received, or hope to receive, a transplanted kidney. Click here to read all about an important piece of legislation currently being discussed in Congress. If you want to help, fill out the online form and hit the “TAKE ACTION” button in the lower right.
Emergency Financial Assistance Program
Financial assistance grants are provided to transplant recipients and chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients. Considered a resource of last resort, this financial assistance is need-based and can be used to meet critical, short-term emergency needs such as food, utilities, rent or medication. Click here for more information.
April and May, 2013
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's Kidney Walks present an occasion for dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, the medical communities, and the general public to celebrate LIFE and support NKF-MD's mission. Click here for more information and to register today!
Rappel for Kidney Health
June 8, 2013
Do you want to make an impact on kidney disease in an extraordinary way? How much more extreme can you get than to Rappel for Kidney Health? Participants are invited to raise pledges in exchange for the once-in-a-lifetime experience to rappel 28 stories down the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel in Baltimore City. Join the NKF-MD, presented by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, for this incredible event! While you seek adventure, the NKF-MD seeks a cure for kidney disease. Click here for more information.
5th Annual Western Maryland Kidney Ride.
September 28, 2013
Looking for a fun and exciting way to help combat kidney disease? Join us for a scenic ride through Western Maryland on the Great Allegheny Passage. The event is open to all ages. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, this event is for you!
Beginner riders will ride the Mountain Thunder steam train to Frostburg and pedal back to Cumberland on our gentle 16 miles course.
Intermediate and Advanced riders can choose either our 32 or 44 mile route.
Sign up here today!