Why to give
Thomas Jones has faced the challenges of kidney disease almost his entire life. When his kidneys failed as a young man, he started on dialysis. The hardest part? Not being able to work or be a more productive citizen in his community. As he plans his life, he always must consider the impact of this disease and make sure there is transportation to dialysis clinics.
But, thanks to the generousity of the American Kidney Fund supporters, he was able to get support and the help he needed to live a healthier life.
"AKF helps people with kidney disease and advocates for better treatment options and care for patients - AKF is a worthy cause." - Thomas Jones
"My father passed away after a three year battle. Without the help of AKF, there's no way he would have survived as long as he did. You all provided my family with an opportunity to spend invaluable time with him and for that, we are forever grateful!"
- Samantha K. Florida
Your support is more than a donation, it is an investment in the lives of children and adults struggling with kidney disease. We spend 97 cents of every donated dollar on patients and programs, a record of financial stewardship that consistently earns us the highest ratings from the nation’s charity watchdog groups.
Thousands of Americans on dialysis are just not able to get the treatment they need to survive. Patients with chronic kidney disease often face difficult challenges. They turn to the American Kidney Fund as their last hope. Together, we can make sure that kidney patients can sleep at night and face each day with strength and confidence.