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Become an important partner in the fight against kidney disease by advocating, educating, and raising funds to help kidney patients in need.

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Become a Kidney Health Coach

Kidney Health Coach is AKF's free, community health education program. The online Kidney Health Coach training course provides information about preventing, managing and treating kidney disease, as well as living a healthy lifestyle through a series of four modules.

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Advocate for kidney patients

Learn about how we work with Congress, the administration, federal agencies, and state governments to advance legislation and regulatory policies important to kidney patients and their families.

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Fundraise for AKF

You can support AKF anywhere, anytime, and join a community united by a bold vision: a world without kidney disease. Start fundraising for AKF today!

Our impact

We are the nation's leading kidney nonprofit. With programs of prevention, early detection, financial support, disease management, clinical research, innovation and advocacy, no kidney organization touches more lives than AKF.

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    134 kidney transplants per month made possible with AKF's support, more than any other organization.

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    30+ years of funding innovative research

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    In 2023, nearly 58,000 dialysis and recent transplant patients were able to afford the cost of health care and other treatment-related expenses.