American Kidney Fund
Our vision: A world without kidney disease.
American Kidney Fund
Disaster relief efforts

Our rapid response to disaster

A week after Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico as a Category 5 storm, the 5,600 Americans on the island who depend on dialysis are facing a life-threatening crisis.

The American Kidney Fund's Disaster Relief Program is working to provide emergency financial assistance to dialysis patients who have evacuated from Puerto Rico to the mainland, as well as those patients who remain in Puerto Rico and need help in the coming weeks and months. We are grateful for the generosity of the many individuals, corporations, associations and foundations that have contributed to our Disaster Relief Program, and we are sending 100% of donations out to dialysis patients in need. Visit our website for an update on our emergency relief efforts, to read stories of patients affected by the storms and to learn how you can help.

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7 days without dialysis

7 days without dialysis

Ariel is a dialysis patient forced to go 7 days without dialysis after Hurricane Harvey’s devastating floods. Now on the road to recovery, she talks about what a week without dialysis was like...

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Join us for October's webinar

Webinar: Kidney-friendly holiday foods

When you have kidney disease, it can be hard to know what holiday foods to choose to help you stay healthy. Join us for a free webinar on October 26th to learn about enjoying the holidays with kidney-friendly foods...

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Participate in a PD study

Participate in a study about peritoneal dialysis (PD)

Are you on peritoneal dialysis (PD) or are you a care partner for someone who is? Join the RM4PD study to share your experience. Your input can help lead to improved care for kidney patients...

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Talk with your doctor about anemia

Talk with your doctor about anemia

Talk with your doctor or another member of your health care team to find out more about your anemia. Our Doctor Conversation Guide can help you get the conversation started...

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Are clinical trials safe?

Are clinical trials safe?

Learn about the safeguards that are in place for patients looking to participate in a clinical research study...

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