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: Research

With the upcoming election, it is more important than ever to let your members of Congress know that kidney disease is an important issue to you! There is more that Congress can do to address kidney disease in the United States. Please email your members of Congress today and let them know that you are a kidney voter who urges them to take decisive action on kidney disease before the 2020 election.
TOPICS: Kidney disease awareness, Prescription drugs, Research, Living donor protections

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