The American Kidney Fund frequently partners with fellow kidney patient organizations, working together to advocate on behalf of kidney patients.
On Monday, June 6, 2011, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), in partnership with the Renal Physicians Association (RPA), will hold meetings with Congressional offices in Washington, D.C. to help present the patient point of view to representatives in Congress. AAKP has reached out to the American Kidney Fund in search of volunteers to travel to Washington, D.C. If you are from the following states and want to participate in this effort, please contact the Government Relations team at AKF at (800) 638-8299. States targeted: Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. AAKP will reimburse those selected for airline fares and hotel accommodations, and all those selected will be given training prior to visiting Congressional offices. Read More.