Take action in your state

Make a difference in the lives of kidney patients and living organ donors by communicating with your state and local officials.

Welcome to the American Kidney Fund’s Action Center.

Keeping policymakers informed is critical in the fight against kidney disease. Add your voice to thousands of other voices in our Advocacy Network and help us make a difference! Use the Action Alerts below to send personalized messages to your representatives in Congress on key issues affecting kidney patients and their families.

Alert Topics
  • Appropriations
  • Charitable Premium Assistance
  • COVID-19
  • Health disparities
  • Insurance
  • Kidney disease awareness
  • Kidney disease prevention & education
  • Living donor protections
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medigap
  • Organ donation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Regulations
  • Research
  • Transplants
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Topic: Kidney disease prevention & education

The same underlying illnesses that cause end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in communities of color - diabetes and hypertension - also increase the mortality rate of COVID-19. Please contact your Members of Congress to request that they cosponsor H.R. 6561 and S.4440, the Improving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020.
TOPICS: Kidney disease prevention & education, Health disparities, COVID-19

The American Society of Nephrology committed $25 million dollars, and Congress funded KidneyX at $5 million. The funds are needed to ensure there is innovation in the prevention and treatment of end-stage renal disease.
TOPICS: Kidney disease prevention & education, Research

Send a personalized letter to your Member of Congress today to ask him or her to join the Congressional Kidney Caucus to show support for the millions of Americans living with, or at risk of developing, kidney disease!
TOPICS: Kidney disease awareness, Kidney disease prevention & education