Last year, the American Kidney Fund provided financial assistance to 1 out of every 5 of the nation’s dialysis patients—more than 98,000 people in all 50 states—to maintain their health insurance coverage and to afford other critical expenses related to obtaining life-sustaining dialysis treatment. We provided free health screenings to more than 9,000 people at risk for kidney disease in 25 cities nationwide, and reached millions with our online information and education. Learn more.