The Hope Affair
The Hope Affair is AKF's annual, national gala where the kidney community comes together to celebrate patients, policymakers, advocates and others united in the fight against kidney disease. Join us to raise funds for kidney patients while honoring inspirational members of our kidney community.
We are looking forward to The Hope Affair 2023 on Wednesday, October 18th at the National Portrait Gallery.
Thank you to all who attended and supported The Hope Affair in 2022.
View the entire video of the 2022 event below:
Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan's remarks on The Hope Affair 2022
Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragan represents the 44th congressional district of California. Health care and addressing health disparities are main focuses of her work in the United States Congress. She has worked extensively on addressing social determinants of health through her legislation, and she understands the impact that kidney disease has on communities of color. The American Kidney Fund was thrilled that we provided remarks for The Hope Affair 2022.
View photos from The Hope Affair event that took place at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on October 19.
Anibal "Yobani" Lopez - Calendar Kids Art Contest Cover Artist
The 37 Mile Challenge Community - KidneyNation Excellence Award
Elizabeth Hanley - Hero of Hope
Shawn Yancy - Emmy Award-winning News Anchor, NBC4
Circle of Friends
- Cigna Healthcare
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