11th Annual American Kidney Fund Gala, The Hope Affair, Honors People Fighting Kidney Disease
October 01, 2019 09:10 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) will host its 11th annual gala, The Hope Affair, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in...
American Kidney Fund Joins No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills to Urge Congress to Act to End Surprise Medical Billing
September 26, 2019 16:33 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Kidney Fund (AKF) President LaVarne Burton issued the following statement in support of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills....
American Kidney Fund Announces Partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Focused on Reducing Chronic Kidney Disease in the U.S.
September 05, 2019 11:02 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty-seven million Americans have kidney disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 1 in 3 is at risk. To address...
American Kidney Fund Applauds California Senate Unanimous Approval of AB 1223
September 03, 2019 16:38 ET | American Kidney Fund
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Kidney Fund (AKF) President and CEO LaVarne Burton issued the following statement today applauding the California State Senate’s...
Beyond Bananas™: American Kidney Fund Launches Campaign to Help Kidney Patients Reduce Risk and Effects of Hyperkalemia
August 26, 2019 10:08 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  The American Kidney Fund (AKF) today launched a new health education campaign, Beyond Bananas™, to increase kidney patients’ understanding of high...
Nine-Year-Old Iowa Girl Wins American Kidney Fund National Calendar Kids Art Contest for Pediatric Kidney Patients
August 07, 2019 12:11 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A young kidney patient from Mechanicsville, Iowa, has won the American Kidney Fund’s (AKF) annual National Calendar Kids Art Contest. Emme...
Tropical Storm Barry Expected to Disrupt Dialysis Treatment for Gulf Coast Residents; American Kidney Fund Activates Disaster Relief Program to Help
July 12, 2019 13:39 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Tropical Storm Barry begins lashing the Louisiana coast with up to 20 inches of rain expected, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) today activated...
American Kidney Fund Applauds Trump Administration for Making Kidney Disease a National Health Priority
July 10, 2019 12:30 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) commends the President and the Department of Health and Human Services for meaningfully addressing the epidemic of...
American Kidney Fund’s Goutful Campaign Wins 2019 Bulldog Stars of PR Award
July 03, 2019 10:00 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., July 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) today announced it has won a Silver 2019 Bulldog Stars of PR Award in the Best Not-for-Profit/ Association Campaign...
Putting the Joy Back into Food: American Kidney Fund Launches Kidney Kitchen™ to Help Patients Navigate Their Nutrition
June 04, 2019 10:00 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The dietary restrictions that are central to the treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD or kidney failure)...