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The American Kidney Fund Newsroom

Click below for recent news releases and news coverage. If you are a member of the media, contact Tamara Ruggiero at 301.984.6657 or by email.


News Releases

AKF in the News

09/01/15 Kidneys: Facts, Function & Diseases (Live Science)
08/12/15 Ellery Payton talks National Minority Donor Awareness Week (WJLA – ABC 7)
07/27/15 Augusta KAD Post-Event Coverage 7/26/15 - video (WAGT – NBC 26 news @9:30 am) (WAGT – NBC 26 news @9:30 am)
07/27/15 Augusta KAD Post-Event Coverage 7/25/15 - video (WAGT- NBC 26 news @ 11 pm) (WAGT- NBC 26 news)
07/27/15 Augusta KAD Post-Event News Coverage 7/25/15 - video (WRDW (CBS) news 12 )
07/27/15 Op-Ed: Let's Connect the Chronic Kidney Disease Dots (MedPage Today)
07/22/15 Augusta group raising awareness of kidney disease, lack of diabetes monitoring at Kidney Action Day event (The Augusta Chronicle)
07/14/15 American Kidney Fund Invites Applications for Nephrology Program (Philanthropy News Digest)
07/06/15 Vancouver boy, 5, bouncing back from kidney disorder (The Columbian)
07/06/15 Waynesboro student heals through artwork (The News Virginian)
07/06/15 Letter: A chance for legislature to protect dialysis patients (The Asheville Citizen-Times)
06/24/15 Facing kidney disease, Vancouver boy's artwork heading to nation's capitol (KPTV-FOX )
06/24/15 Been There, Done That: Elaine Milem uses own transplant experience to guide others (KY Forward - Missed Post)
06/11/15 LaVarne Burton Interviewed on WRK0 AM 680 about Kidney Action Day Boston (WRK0 AM 680)
06/11/15 Kidney Disease Survivor to Speak at Kidney Action Day (Allston Brighton Tab)
06/11/15 Boston Kidney Action Day is Tuesday, 6/9 - Radio Interview (Magic 106.7)
05/14/15 Know an Outstanding Caregiver? Nominate Them for Caregiver of the Year! by The American Kidney Fund – deadline for nominations is May 15 (Before It’s News)
05/01/15 Vinnie Brunetti Honored by The American Kidney Fund (Minority News)
05/01/15 Record number of registered organ donors, but long waits for kidneys remain (Cronkite News)
04/29/15 8-year-old Kaylee Clabough of Hartselle --- was named a finalist for her artwork for the American Kidney Fund (WAAY-ABC )
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