Day: March 1, 2019

Advocate from Florida Will Converge on Washington for Kidney Patient Summit

Orlando Florida, February 22nd, 2019— Melissa Tuff from Cape Coral, Florida will join other advocates from across the country to push for early detection, living organ donation, and more funding to fight kidney disease at the 6th Annual Kidney Patient Summit in Washington, D.C., on March 4th and 5th. She is joined by 11-year-old singing […]

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Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) recognized by the NKF at Kidney Day

Throughout his time as a legislator, Representative Bill Posey (R-FL) has made incredible strides as an advocate for kidney patients. His passion for transforming the landscape of healthcare for the renal community transpired many years ago when he participated in Kidney Day at the state capital in Florida. It was during his time in Tallahassee […]

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Hawthorne Fund Releases 2018 Annual Report

Hawthorne Fund Releases 2018 Annual Report

In 2016, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida (“NKFF”) received a bequest to establish the Hawthorne Fund, a fund to provide financial assistance grants to transplant patients to help with the cost of immunosuppressant medications. The Fund became operational in 2017 and, with the help of staff, the NKFF Board of Trustees, and volunteers, the […]

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Free Kidney Health Check Offered to Orlando Residents

On Saturday, January 5, 2019, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida offered a free kidney health check at Orlando’s Dr James R. Smith Community Center.  The purpose of this event was to promote kidney health awareness and identify those at risk for kidney disease. During this event, participants were assessed for their risk of developing […]

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POLLO TROPICAL® PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION AS PART OF NATIONAL KIDNEY MONTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

As part of National Kidney Month, Pollo Tropical® is partnering with the National Kidney Foundation in an awareness and fundraising campaign.  Beginning March 4, the brand will donate $1 for every pie slice purchased through March 17 to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida.  Guests can choose from Key Lime Pie, Cheesecake or Pecan Pie, […]

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