Event details

Washington, D.C. Kidney Action Day
Saturday, September 9, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Yards Park
355 Water Street SE
Washington, D.C.

Download a flyer for Kidney Action Day and the KIDNEYNATION Walk

Download an infographic about kidney disease in the Nation's Capital

Download an infographic about D.C. wards at high risk of kidney disease

Kidney Action Day is all about you and your health! Free health screenings, fitness activities, healthy cooking demos and food samples, prizes, giveaways, and more make Kidney Action Day an event you won’t want to miss. Bring your friends and bring your family—there's something for everyone at this event.

  • Walk with Us!

    During Kidney Action Day, the American Kidney Fund will hold its DC KIDNEYNATION Walk featuring Honorary Chair Dr. Keith Melancon. Dr. Melancon is being honored for his tireless work in the community to educate about kidney disease and increase access to transplantation for minority patients and everyone difficult to transplant. Registration is at 11:00 a.m. and the Walk begins at 12:00 p.m. The walk is a one mile loop around the Yards Park (355 Water Street SE, Washington DC 20003) and surrounding neighborhood. Click here to sign up and form a team.

  • Free health screenings

    Free health screenings can tell you if you are at risk for kidney disease. Health education and community resources will also be available.

  • Live entertainment

    Join us from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. for live entertainment from the world’s best gogo band, Big Tony & Trouble Funk.

  • Healthy cooking demos!

    Attend healthy cooking demos and sample healthy foods and snacks!

  • Fitness activities

    Join in our fun fitness activities — a great way to get moving!

  • Volunteer

    It takes a lot of people to put on a Kidney Action Day, and you can help by volunteering with us at our events.

For more information, contact:

Patricia Bonsu

National Screening Sponsors:

Screening Partner

  • Any Labs

Refreshment Sponsor