American Kidney Fund Ambassadors Travel to Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Protect Living Kidney Donors and Preserve Safety Net for Low-income Patients
April 02, 2019 10:00 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Kidney Fund (AKF) Ambassadors—kidney patients, caregivers and family members—from 18 states and the District of Columbia will meet with...
American Kidney Fund to Host CDC Million Hearts Collaboration Biannual Meeting, Spotlighting Connection Between Kidney Disease and Heart Disease
March 26, 2019 13:53 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Kidney Month draws to a close, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) is hosting the March 27 biannual meeting of the Million Hearts® Collaboration,...
On World Kidney Day, American Kidney Fund Urges Americans to Get Tested for Kidney Disease
March 14, 2019 10:58 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With kidney disease affecting 30 million Americans—most of whom are unaware they have it—the American Kidney Fund (AKF) is using today, World...
Former U.S. Congresswoman Dr. Donna Christensen Among Five New Members Named to American Kidney Fund National Board of Trustees
March 08, 2019 12:24 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF), the nation’s leading nonprofit working on behalf of the 30 million Americans living with kidney disease, today...
March is Kidney Month: American Kidney Fund Spotlights Kidney Disease and Kidney Health with Kidney Quiz, Free Screenings and Advocacy for Living Kidney Donation
March 01, 2019 13:39 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, Md., March 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Because the vast majority of the 30 million Americans with kidney disease do not know they have it, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) is focusing...
New American Kidney Fund Survey Highlights Importance of Patient-Practitioner Discussions About Anemia
February 04, 2019 12:29 ET | American Kidney Fund
Rockville, MD, Feb. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new survey by the American Kidney Fund (AKF) shows gaps in patient awareness and understanding of anemia, a serious health condition that is a...
Robert I. Schattner Foundation provides $150,000 grant to American Kidney Fund for children’s programs and financial assistance to dialysis patients in D.C. region
January 30, 2019 13:15 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) today announced a $150,000 grant from the Robert I. Schattner Foundation to help fund three programs—two that support...
10th Annual American Kidney Fund Gala, The Hope Affair, Honors Inspirational Individuals, Spotlights Transformative Power of Kidney Transplants
October 02, 2018 13:33 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) will host its 10th annual gala, The Hope Affair, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in...
American Kidney Fund Statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s Veto of SB 1156
September 30, 2018 20:37 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) released the following statement on California Governor Jerry Brown’s veto of SB 1156. The statement may be...
American Kidney Fund Joins Kidney Community in Call for Public-Private Partnerships to Spark Innovation
September 28, 2018 09:00 ET | American Kidney Fund
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF), the nation’s largest independent nonprofit fighting kidney disease, today joins with the Congressional Kidney...