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Support the Northeast Kidney Foundation

One out of every seven adults is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease over the course of their lifetime.  Your support provides the tools needed to make a difference!  There are many ways to support the Northeast Kidney Foundation. Donate a car, boat or truck, stock or make a monetary contribution or support us through volunteering a few hours each month. In whatever way you can show your support, know that you are helping thousands throughout the Northeast affected by chronic kidney disease and organ donation.   Follow the links below for more information.

Partner With Us! 
The Northeast Kidney Foundation offers valuable partnership opportunities throughout the year that provide our business partners with television, radio, print and internet marketing opportunities, as well as premiere community event opportunities that attract top level executives, decision makers and consumers throughout the Northeast!  Let us provide a partnership program that is right for your business.  Contact us at 800-999-9697 or email

Don’t trade in that old car!
Donate it to the Northeast Kidney Foundation and it can be used to fund patient assistance, community screening programs and more!  Start the donation process here.

Make an online, secure gift now. 
Gifts support patient programs and services, free community screenings, healthcare advocacy and more!

Make a planned gift!
Did you know that the Northeast Kidney Foundation is able to accept gifts of stock, life insurance, real estate, or to be named in your will as a beneficiary? There are also a variety of planned giving opportunities available to you to help you leave a legacy gift as a lasting impact. Contact Melissa Stephens, Director of Development, to discuss planned giving options. We can even refer you to a financial advisor should you need one!

Participate in an upcoming event! 
Whether you want to walk, run, play golf or attend a gala, we have an event close to you!  Email for information on all of our upcoming events or visit our calendar for details.

Become a Renal Representative
Renal Representative are patients, family members, caregivers, clinicians and more, who all want to help our elected officials make sound healthcare decision. No prior experience is necessary.! We provide regular trainings. All it takes is a passion to make a difference! If you are interested in becoming a Renal Representative and helping our legislators make sound healthcare decisions, send us a note today to to  learn how you can become a Renal Representative and advocate for those living with kidney disease or waiting for a life saving transplant. For an update on our legislative activity, visit our Renal Representative Action Center.

Become a Kidney Caregiver
Want to connect even closer with the kidney community? Become a kidney caregiver and provide friendly telephone visits with patients and caregivers that might be feeling isolated. Kidney Caregivers must go through a training program (held quarterly). At present, only telephone visits are being offered but in the future we hope to expand the service to providing other caregiver services such as assistance with paperwork, help with light errands and other activities. For more information, complete the kidney caregiver profile form!

Volunteer With Us!
Can you spare a few hours a month to make a difference?  Whether you are interested in committee or board involvement, in speaking and sharing your story or simply volunteering for small projects, we have an opportunity for you! Email to learn about our current volunteer opportunities. Be sure to complete your volunteer profile form!

Want to Host Your Own Fundraising Event?
Are you interested in helping the NeKF raise money? There are many ways you can do this – host a garage sale,  bowling tournament, a “friend raiser”, a pancake breakfast or spaghetti dinner through your local fire department, or ask a local coffee shop or restaurant to help you in your efforts by selling kidney cutouts or sponsoring another kind of promotion.  We can help you in your efforts and can help with ideas!  Email for more information or cal 518-527-6236