Kidney Today Blog
Our blog brings you voices from the fight against kidney disease — patients, their loved ones, renal professionals, and many others.
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With the help of a sign made by her artist friend, Linda Griggs happily found her match - her kidney match!
Mother goes the extra mile to care for and raise funds for her son who is living with kidney disease
This May, Janet Faggella Howard braved the Florida summer heat to participate in AKF's 37 Mile Challenge in honor of her son, Bryan, who has been living wi...
Four children from AKF's virtual camp program are joining the staff's fall fundraiser, providing extra motivation for staff members to raise money to ...
Before a fund was started in her memory, Daphne Veys inspired others with her courage, optimism and grace while battling kidney disease.
AKF Ambassador Melissia Baker describes her proactive approach to searching for a kidney donor
The inspiring story behind April Benefield's forearm tattoo
'What if this was us?' The question that prompted a kidney donation and created a living donor advocate
When AKF Ambassador Beth Burbridge saw her neighbor's Facebook post trying to find a kidney donor for his son Jackson, she thought, 'What if this was ...
Advocating for diversity in clinical trials: a conversation with clinical trial participant Patrick Gee
AKF Ambassador Patrick Gee discusses his experience participating in a clinical trial and why it is important for more people of color to participate in them.
AKF Ambassador Kat Velkoff donated her kidney to a stranger in 2020 and ever since, has been advocating for living organ donor protections in Virginia.