Donors make all the difference
People like you are the reason that the American Kidney Fund changes lives, delivers hope and builds a better future for 37 million Americans living with kidney disease.
We make 157 kidney transplants possible every month, more than anyone else.
AKF has been driving kidney research forward for 30+ years through our Clinical Scientist in Nephrology program.
2021 marked 20 consecutive years of AKF receiving Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating, the only kidney organization to achieve this honor.
Your support goes further with AKF
Here's what your donations to AKF accomplished in 2021.
157 transplants monthly
157 kidney transplants per month made possible with AKF's support, more than any other organization.
$450,000 in disaster grants
$450,000 provided to more than 2,400 kidney patients affected by natural disasters.
51 alumni and current AKF scientists advanced nephrology research.
100,000 resources for kidney-friendly eating were downloaded.
More than 80,000 dialysis and recent transplant patients were able to afford health care coverage and other treatment-related expenses.
19 million people
More than 19 million people connected with vital health information on KidneyFund.org.
Honor or remember your loved one with kidney disease
People with kidney disease past, present and future deserve to be recognized. When you donate, you can add your loved one's name to our virtual Tribute Wall.