The American Kidney Fund (AKF) hosts numerous special events to raise funds for AKF’s programs and services, help people living with kidney disease and increase education and awareness of kidney disease. In a typical year, these events would be held in cities across the country. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, however, all 2021 events will be held virtually. Learn more below and join us from the safety and comfort of your home!

The Hope Affair

On October 20, 2021 we will virtually host The Hope Affair 2021: Honoring the Past. Forging the Future. Our annual national gala, The Hope Affair is a celebration of the people who inspire AKF in the fight against kidney disease. The Hope Affair brings together the kidney community, policymakers, patients and advocates for an inspirational evening that raises funds to support AKF’s programs and services. Learn more about The Hope Affair.

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A Pairing for Prevention

Join us on September 28, 2021 for a unique, virtual evening of beer and food pairings while we increase public awareness of kidney disease and raise funds for patients in need. Don’t miss this great opportunity to mix, mingle and network with Boston’s business and community leaders. Learn more about this event and plan to join us!

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The New York Golf Classic

AKF will be celebrating our 16th Annual New York Golf Classic virtually on August 2, 2021. We hope you will join us as we honor: Thomas M. Buonaiuto, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff and Deposit Channel Executive for Flushing Bank; and Maria Colucci and Ronny Colucci, a kidney transplant recipient. Lean more about the New York Golf Classic and Dinner.

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Kidney Action Week

Kidney Action Week is a weeklong, virtual kidney disease awareness and education event featuring activities that you can enjoy and participate in from the safety of your home. Join us during the week of September 13, 2021 for videos, games, webinars, live Q&A sessions with experts, cooking and fitness demonstrations and more. Learn more about Kidney Action Week.

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