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29 Jan 2020

Walk/Run Registration is Open!

Registration for the spring walks/runs is open! Register today to help those right in your community living with kidney disease!

Register for the Rick Raspante Memorial Walk/Run on April 26 at Moreau Lakes State Park here.

Register for the Syracuse Walk for Kidneys on May 3 at Destiny USA here.

Register for the Albany Walk/5k/10K for Kidneys on June 14 at the Crossings here!

Check back for more details!
19 Dec 2019

First Annual “Celebrity” Roast to Feature NYSCOPBA’s Jim Miller

Join us on March 5 at Revolution Hall in Troy as the community comes together to roast NYSCOPBA’s Jim Miller while raising funds to help those living with kidney disease. We have a fun evening lined up that will be full of laughs, by some very special roasters joined by our roast masters for the evening  Jackie the Joke Man Martling and Greg Adaila. Don’t delay! The event is sure to sell out and ticket prices increase March 1! For information call 518-527-6236 or email You can view sponsorship opportunities here.

Purchase your tickets or reserve your sponsorships here

Check out our promo video!

19 Dec 2019

Catwalk for Kidneys – Rochester

Join us for our 4th annual Catwalk for Kidneys Rochester, as those affected by kidney disease and organ donation take to the stage to tell the kidney story! This year’s event is being sponsored by Lord & Taylor, providing all models the opportunity to work with Lord & Taylor’s stylist! Mark the date of Sunday April 19 and join us at Woodcliff Resort & Spa in Fairport for an event you won’t want to miss. You will enjoy lunch, a vendor marketplace, silent auction, Lord & Taylor fashion, and stories of inspiration with a few surprises that the Rochester Catwalk for Kidneys has come to be known for! Tickets and sponsorships can be reserved here.  Model information can be found here. If you are interested in being a marketplace vendor, please complete this form or reserve your spot here. To make a donation to our silent auction complete this form. Sponsorship information can be found here and also reserved here.

Watch for our model lineup here! We look forward to seeing you on April 19!

Purchase your tickets, reserve your sponsorship or your place in the vendor marketplace here.

19 Dec 2019

Transplant Games of America to be held in New Jersey 7/17-7/22, 2020

We are excited to announce that the Transplant Games of America will be held at The Meadowlands in New Jersey from July 17 – 22, 2020. The event is a celebration of the miracle of organ donation and pays tribute to donor families and living donors. Transplant recipients and donors compete in Olympic styled events. The event also features opening and closing ceremonies, a donor tribute, and other special events. Teams are forming all across New York! To register for the team closest to you visit For more information email

17 Sep 2019

Kidney Club Expands

Our Albany area monthly support group meetings “Kidney Club” will undergo an expansion starting with the October 13, 2019 meeting. The new format is as follows:

Pediatric support group will meet from 11 am until 12 noon

CKD and Dialysis support group will meet from 12:30 until 1:30 pm

Post Transplant support group will meet from 2 – 3 pm.

Meetings are held in the Foundation’s office on Colvin Avenue and are facilitated by transplant recipient Tina Sheridan. Each meeting features an activity or brief topic addressing an area of importance when managing kidney disease and life after transplant, followed by open discussion and sharing. For more information on the Kidney Club and how we can establish one in your area, email
06 Jun 2019

New Mental Health Resources Now Available!

New mental health resources are now available! We have depression screenings and resource guides along with some other new helpful materials. If you’re interested in obtaining any of these resources please email us at
01 Mar 2019

Want the Northeast Kidney Foundation at your next event?

Are you interested in learning more about chronic kidney disease? Are you hosting a community health event and would like our participation? Are you looking for a speaker on the topics of kidney disease, transplantation, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dialysis, or other topics? We can help! To request our participation at a business or community event, simply complete the  event request form and either mail is to our office located at 22 Colvin Ave, Albany, NY 12206 or email it to us at You can also fax it to 518-458-9690.