We host numerous special events across the country to raise funds to help kidney patients and to increase awareness of kidney disease. Learn more and join us!

The Hope Affair

The Hope Affair, our annual national gala, is a celebration of the people who inspire us in the fight against kidney disease. The event brings together the renal community, policymakers, patients and advocates for an inspirational evening that raises funds to support our programs and services. We invite you and your colleagues to join us for this wonderful evening. Learn more.

A Pairing for Prevention

This beer and food pairing event takes place on an October evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our business-trendy evening welcomes our New England supporters and industry professionals to celebrate and raise funds to support our mission. Learn more about this event and plan to join us!

The New York Golf Classic

On August 1, The Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, New York, will host the 11th Annual New York Golf Classic. In the past decade, this golf event has raised over $1 million to support our programs and services and has honored some of Long Island’s most philanthropic business leaders. Learn more and golf with us in 2016.

Kidney Action Day®

Our signature outreach event, Kidney Action Day is held in cities where rates of kidney disease are higher than the national average. Kidney Action Day is a free, family-friendly event with a serious purpose: helping people understand their risk for kidney disease and how to prevent it. The day includes free health screenings, cooking demonstrations and samplings, fitness demonstrations, and fun-filled activities. Enjoy our Kidney Action Day video, and check out our 2016 Kidney Action Day cities.

Free health screenings

To empower people to prevent kidney disease, we offer free screenings and follow-up services (including medical referrals and public education materials). These services are provided at a variety of venues in cities around the country including churches, expositions and festivals, hospitals, community centers, colleges and corporate offices. Click here to find a screening near you.


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