When you create a 5K For Kidneys in your community, you are promoting a healthy lifestyle, raising awareness of kidney disease, and helping fund innovative programs at the American Kidney Fund that save lives. Learn more about this exciting opportunity to have a special impact in your community today!
Maine Nephrology Associates wanted to put on an event that would help raise awareness of kidney disease and raise money to help patients in their community. With support from the KIDNEYNATION staff, the race ended up having over 300 participants and raised over $10,000!
To honor the patients in their clinic battling kidney disease, and to promote a healthy lifestyle in their community, the FMC dialysis clinic in Huntington, WV, decided to put on a 5K Walk/Run. With a small committee of staff helping with the planning, they were able to raise over $4,500 with their first year event!
Woodward Elementary staff and students decided to come together, learn more about kidney disease, and fight back. They launched a student service learning project which culminated in planning a 5K race in their community. In total, the school raised over $1,500 to support the programs of the American Kidney Fund!
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