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Fund the fight against kidney disease!

What does it take to make a difference on behalf of 30 million Americans with kidney disease today? Join KidneyNation, a nationwide community of people like you, who want to create a better world for patients in need through do-it-yourself fundraising.

97 cents of every dollar you raise makes a difference.

You can feel good about the funds you help raise to fight kidney disease. The American Kidney Fund (AKF) holds a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator and has been recognized by Consumer Reports as one of the "Best Charities for Your Donations."

As you join others in this community and start your own KidneyNation fundraising campaign, you'll see 97 cents of every dollar you raise go toward direct financial assistance, clinical research, advocacy, prevention activities, top-rated health educational resources and much more aimed at helping millions of people with kidney disease.

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Honor someone who has fought or is fighting kidney disease by starting your own fundraising campaign.

Honor your loved one

Give tribute to someone who has fought or is fighting kidney disease when you share their name and a special message. You can also honor them by starting your own fundraising campaign to help fund the fight against kidney disease.

Honor your loved one
Do fundraising your way by creating an event like a bake sale to fund the fight against kidney disease.

Create an event

You can fund the fight against kidney disease your way and have fun encouraging your friends and family to support you. Whether it’s a bake sale, running a race, or hosting a game night, do what you already love to raise money.

Create an event
Ask for donations instead of gifts on your special day to help fund the fight against kidney disease.

Pledge your day

Instead of getting gifts, you can celebrate your special day - like a birthday, transplant anniversary and graduation - by asking for donations to help fund the fight against kidney disease.

Pledge your day

It’s easy to get started with KidneyNation

Sign up for KidneyNation to fund the fight against kidney disease.

STEP 1

Register

Sign up for KidneyNation to fund the fight against kidney disease. You’ll join a nationwide community of people who are coming together on behalf of 30 million Americans with chronic kidney disease.

Focus your fundraising efforts to fight kidney disease around an activity you already love.

STEP 2

Start fundraising

You really can do it yourself! When you focus your fundraising efforts around an activity you already love, you’ll see how easy it is to launch your campaign and raise money to fund the fight.

Let your friends and family know how they can support your efforts in the fight against kidney disease.

STEP 3

Spread the word

Let your friends and family know how passionate you are about kidney disease and how they can support your efforts. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll reach your goal.

Do-it-yourself fundraising really works.

Here are some great examples of people like you who have joined KidneyNation and are funding the fight against kidney disease.

You can climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to fund the fight against kidney disease.
You can fundraise in honor of family members to fund the fight against kidney disease.
You can train for and complete Ironman Boulder to fund the fight against kidney disease.

Help kidney patients imagine a brighter future