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  • The National Kidney Foundation - Northeast Ohio The National Kidney Foundation - Northeast Ohio

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Mission Statement

The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

HOW WE HELP:

EDUCATING Americans through multimedia public awareness initiatives about kidney disease and ways to reduce their risk

EMPOWERING those at risk to take action at free, local kidney health screenings

SUPPORTING kidney patients, organ donors, and their families - online at www.kidney.org, on the phone toll free at NKF Cares (855-653-2273), and through personal peer-mentoring.

ADVOCATING as the voice of the kidney patient in Washington D.C. to address the organ donor shortage, fund more research, and defend Medicare coverage

SHARING the latest treatment information and practices with healthcare providers so all patients get the best possible care

Description

The Northeast Ohio 2014 Kidney Walk is taking place on Sunday June 8th.

We are inviting volunteers to form teams to participate in this event, being held in downtown Cleveland at the Great Lakes Science Center.

The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness, and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families, and those at risk.

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http://www.kidneywalk.org

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