Ambassador spotlight: Nikki Grotenhuis

Author: Nikki Grotenhuis  |  Posted:

Nikki became interested in organ donation through her work at a radio station. Doing research before she interviewed someone who needed a kidney, she "realized how small of a sacrifice it was to be able to give the gift of life." She became a living kidney donor earlier this year and joined our Advocacy Network to do even more. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Ambassador, Advocates, Spotlight

Ambassador spotlight: Timothy Atkins

Author: Timothy Atkins  |  Posted:

AKF Ambassador Timothy says that "deciding to take an active role in advocating for your health care and joining with a larger group working toward a common goal is when change can occur." Learn more about Timothy and his experience in our Advocacy Network on our blog. READ MORE >>

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Ambassador spotlight: Jess Walters

Author: Jess Walters  |  Posted:

Jess Walters is an AKF Ambassador living with Alport syndrome, a rare disease that causes kidney disease. Jess says, "Being chronically ill can be extremely disempowering. Being an AKF Ambassador is a surefire way to know that your voice is being heard and your story is being told." Learn more about Jess and their advocacy work on our blog. READ MORE >>

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Ambassador spotlight: Leigh-Ann Williams

Author: Leigh-Ann Williams  |  Posted:

I wanted to encourage patients of all ages to advocate for themselves and be actively involved in their health care decisions." Check out our blog to learn more about Leigh-Ann's experience as an AKF Ambassador and why she hopes you'll become the newest member of our Advocacy Network. READ MORE >>

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A kidney voter’s guide to navigating the election

Author: Kate Tremont  |  Posted:

The election is 2 weeks from today and it involves far more than the presidential race! How can you determine which candidates and measures on your ballot would be best for the kidney community? We've put together a kidney voter's guide to help you navigate the election READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Advocacy Guides
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