The American Kidney Fund is turning 50 and we want to celebrate with good friends (that means you!), good drinks, and lots of virtual fun! We are excited to be hosting A Pairing for Prevention, a unique evening of pairing food, drinks, and friends, for the 7th year.

During our 50th anniversary, we are celebrating the thousands of people we’ve served and those who have made our mission possible. Everyone in the community has played a crucial role in the history of our organization. We are proud of our past but now we are focused on the future. It’s your support that keeps up going and enables us to be there for kidney patients when they need us most.

Through initiatives like A Pairing for Prevention, the American Kidney Fund is working to increase recognition of chronic kidney disease and its co-morbidities. All contributions to this event help fund the mission of the American Kidney Fund and our critical programs and services dedicated to helping people fight kidney disease and have access to care.

Check out the fun from the 2020 Pairing for Prevention – Boston event!

Date and location

September 28, 2021 | Online! Link will be sent via email closer to event date

VIP Beer Tasting | 6:00 PM

Virtual Program | 7:00 PM

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Sponsor and ticket information

Sponsorships and individual tickets can be purchased online.

For more information, please contact Lianna Purcell at 240.292.7047 or

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Our event committee

John Butler, President & CEO, Akebia Therapeutics

Steve Burke, Chief Medical Officer, Akebia Therapeutics

Maureen Franco, CEO, PRE Commercial*

Greg Madison*, CEO, Shield Therapeutics

Pam McNamara*, CEO, Co-Founder, Health Helm, Inc.

*Board Member, American Kidney Fund

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2021 event sponsors

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