Blog Posts: AKF Programs

A gift of hope inspires giving back William Southall  |  Posted
William Southall

Five years ago I learned that my kidneys had failed and I would need to start dialysis to survive. Soon after, I found myself dealing with the sudden death of my mother. Dealing with these two sudden, devastating events at the same time was very challenging and I wasn’t sure how to make things work.

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Fighting for the insurance rights of ESRD patients LaVarne A. Burton  |  Posted
Dialysis machine

Recently the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will investigate possible inappropriate efforts by providers of dialysis services to steer patients eligible for Medicare and Medicaid into insurance plans paid for by third parties. We think this is an important issue and we fully support the effort to make sure that there is no room for undue influence over patients in choosing their insurance.

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A year of Kidney Action Days AKF Staff  |  Posted
Volunteers at our kidney action days

We reached thousands of people at risk for kidney disease at our Kidney Action Days in 2015. This short highlight reel is a look back at our 2015 Kidney Action Days.

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AKF in the First Half of 2015: Impact Report AKF Staff  |  Posted

The American Kidney Fund provides vital programs and services to tens of thousands of people whose lives are affected by kidney disease. Everything we do is focused on helping people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives. We’re proud to share with you this snapshot of how we’ve worked to achieve our mission in the first half of 2015. With your continued support, we’ll be able to help even more people during the second half of the year, and beyond.

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The American Kidney Fund helps people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives. For more information, visit our website.

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