There’s no time for us to wait.

Kidney disease is the fastest-growing non-contagious disease in the United States. You have the power to help those at risk and those living with kidney disease today.

9th leading cause of death in the United States

37 million Americans have kidney disease

96% of people with early kidney disease don't know they have it

97¢ of every donated dollar goes directly to patients and programs.

Here’s what your donations to AKF accomplished in 2018.

12,000
people at risk received vital screenings for kidney disease
87,000
kidney patients received financial assistance to afford the cost of care
1,000+
dialysis patients had lifesaving kidney transplants with our financial help
10 million
patients, families and professionals learned about kidney disease from AKF
50
kids fighting kidney disease were able to attend summer camp
60
AKF Clinical Scientists in Nephrology contributed to innovation over the past 30 years
Fighting On All Fronts
When you join our fight, you change lives.
You help us empower people to prevent kidney disease and slow its progression. You make lifesaving health care affordable and accessible for patients. You support innovations in education for patients and professionals. You promote advances in nephrology research. You’re by our side as we fight for patient rights in Congress and the states. And, you help us give voice to the patient story.

Donate today to help kidney patients

Your support is more than a donation, it is an investment in the lives of children and adults struggling with kidney disease.

People can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support the American Kidney Fund.

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