Author: Andy

The National Kidney Foundation of Florida EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR

The National Kidney Foundation of Florida’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth consecutive time that The National Kidney Foundation of Florida has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has […]

Read More

2019 Hawthorne Fund Annual Report

In 2016, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida (“NKFF”) received funds 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 Fund’s […]

Read More
Nationwide Kidney Risk Campaign Launched by National Kidney Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and American Society of Nephrology

Nationwide Kidney Risk Campaign Launched by National Kidney Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and American Society of Nephrology

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is joining forces with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), and actor Wilmer Valderrama to reach the 1 in 3 American adults at risk for kidney disease. “Are You the 33%?” is a nationwide public awareness campaign launching today for National […]

Read More

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

 Brand Will Donate $1 For Each Water Bottle Sold to the Foundation’s Florida Initiatives As part of National Kidney Month, Pollo Tropical® is partnering with the National Kidney Foundation in an awareness and fundraising campaign.  Beginning March 1, the brand will donate $1 for every water bottle purchased through the month of March to the […]

Read More

John E. Cunio, M.D. and John R. Richardson, Jr., M.D. Memorial Lecture

An annual event focused on recent developments in kidney disease prevention and treatment Miami, Florida Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — The National Kidney Foundation of Florida, Inc. and Alessia Fornoni, M.D. Ph.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine were proud to present this year’s John […]

Read More
Maddy’s Story

Maddy’s Story

Maddy was born 5 weeks early. Her mother was a high risk pregnancy because she was diabetic. We were told she may have issues when she was born and soon after it was confirmed. Maddy has her first bad UTI before her first birthday and had several back to back which raised concern. She was […]

Read More
The 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Surf Festival

The 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Surf Festival

Nearly 300 professional and amateur surfers competed in the 34th Annual NKF Rich Salick PRO/AM Surf Festival held October 11th-14th at the Westgate Pier in Cocoa Beach.  The popular Surf Festival presented by Ron Jon Surf Shop included world class surfing and the Taste of Brevard/Silent Auction to benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Florida […]

Read More
NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

Orlando, FL October 1st, 2019 – National Kidney Foundation of Florida’s (NKFF) strong financial health and commitment to accountabilityand transparency haveearned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the second time that The National Kidney Foundation of Floridahas earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity […]

Read More
Center of Disease Control and Prevention:  Most People with CKD Still Don’t Know They Have It

Center of Disease Control and Prevention: Most People with CKD Still Don’t Know They Have It

The higher estimate in the number of Americans affected by chronic kidney disease, versus statistics reported in previous years, is due to several factors including an aging population and increased prevalence of risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension, according to the CDC. Approximately 90 percent of people who have CKD are not even aware […]

Read More
NKF of Florida Releases Program Accomplishments for  fiscal year of 2019

NKF of Florida Releases Program Accomplishments for fiscal year of 2019

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. NKF of Florida is a vital resource for kidney patients and their families – […]

Read More