Celebrate your loved one, relative, friend or colleague with a memorial or tribute donation. Gifts made in memorial or tribute to someone who has been important in your life mean that the honored individual will surely be important in the lives of kidney patients around the United States. Through these programs your donation honors one life while saving others.

How to give

Make an online donation….

If you have a loved one who has been affected by kidney disease, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor that important individual or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting homage to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Click here to make an online donation today.

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Many times, when you contemplate how to honor and remember a loved one, you want to give others the opportunity to donate in their honor or memory. KIDNEYNATION is the American Kidney Fund's online fundraising community created specifically for this purpose. In a few short clicks, you can create an HONOR fundraising page, complete with the story and pictures of your loved one. This personal page can be shared with family and friends via email and social media. This page enables your family and friends to give to the American Kidney Fund in memory or honor of your loved one. Every time you share their story you empower and help others who are fighting kidney disease. Click here to fundraise in honor of a loved one.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I make my gift through the mail?

To make a memorial or tribute gift by mail, simply send a check made payable to the American Kidney Fund to:

American Kidney Fund

11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300

Rockville, MD 20852

Please include the following information with your check:

  1. Name of the person your gift is in memory of or in tribute to
  2. Name and address of the person you wish to be notified of your gift

Can my donation be matched?

Yes, through a matching gift, the impact of your contribution to the American Kidney Fund may be doubled or even tripled! To find out if your employer has a matching gifts program, click here.

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