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Your donation allows AKF to support people wherever they are in their fight against kidney disease – from prevention through transplant. We provide lifesaving financial assistance and life-changing educational resources, and for more than 50 years, we have fought on all fronts for millions of people impacted by kidney disease. Putting patients first, driving innovation, and leading the charge on health equity, AKF makes an impact in the lives of millions with kidney disease.

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AMKD Awareness Day Save the Date April 30, 2024


AKF Announces April 30 as the First Annual APOL1-Mediated Kidney Disease (AMKD) Awareness Day

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is proud to announce that April 30, 2024 will mark the nation's first ever AMKD Awareness Day.

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We're fighting for kidney equity in kidney disease

Everyone deserves to be as healthy as they can, no matter where they live, what language they speak or the color of their skin. But in kidney disease, race and ethnicity play a significant role. At the American Kidney Fund, we are working to change that.

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