Giving Tuesday 3X MATCH
Today your gift will be 3X MATCHED by a generous donor, tripling your impact in the lives of the 37 million American children and adults fighting kidney disease. Your donations allow us to help more people than any other kidney organization.Triple Your Impact
I am not alone.
I will fight for people like my mom.
I will live a good life.
Our impact: Putting people at the center of everything we do
- 147 transplants a monthMore than any kidney nonprofit
AKF makes 7% of all kidney transplants in the U.S. possible.
- Advancing researchFor 30+ years
Our Clinical Scientist in Nephrology program identifies and funds the most promising researchers who will advance innovation in kidney disease treatment.
- 1 in 7Dialysis patients assisted
AKF changes more lives than any other kidney organization, providing direct assistance to 1 in 7 low-income dialysis patients and thousands of transplant patients in the U.S.
Our commitment to you and your community
We're fighting for kidney equity in kidney disease
Everyone deserves to be as healthy as they can, no matter where they live, what language they speak or the color of their skin. But in kidney disease, race and ethnicity play a significant role. At the American Kidney Fund, we are working to change that.
Latest from AKF
C3G is a disease that causes inflammation and damage to the filters of your kidneys. Learn about the causes and treatment options.
View our favorite kidney-friendly fall recipes that you can make and enjoy as the weather starts to cool down.
Run or walk 37 miles in October to raise awareness and donations that will support kidney patients across the U.S. Challenge yourself to stay active, while helping us bring kidney patients the education, resources and treatments they need to manage their disease.
The American Kidney Fund (AKF) commends Michigan for making living organ donor protections state law with SB 384, signed on Nov. 7 by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The American Kidney Fund (AKF) will hold the national kidney community gala, The Hope Affair, at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. This year marks AKF's 15th annual gala, bringing together patients, advocates, caregivers, health professionals and innovators.
Hannah Ehrlich of Olathe, Kansas will be the cover artist for 2024 AKF Calendar
Read our latest blogs
An interview with AKF's 2023 Hero of Hope John Bayton
The American Heart Association defines and officially declares cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic (CKM) syndrome as a specific health condition, acknowledging the overlap between cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.
In October 2023, the American Heart Association shared the results of a study that found that Hispanic/Latino adults who have kidney disease may be at increased risk for sudden cardiac arrest.
Your donation fuels our fight
When you give to AKF, you do more than make a donation. You provide lifesaving assistance when patients have nowhere else to turn. You demonstrate that someone cares. And you join us in fighting kidney disease on all fronts: from prevention and research to treatment and transplant.