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33rd Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Press Release

33rd Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Press Release

The 33rd Annual NKF Rich Salick Pro/Am Surf Festival   Nearly 400 professional and amateur surfers competed in the 33rd Annual NKF Rich Salick PRO/AM Surf Festival.  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 […]

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NKFF Patient Story – July 2018

NKFF Patient Story – July 2018

From Marie Elebash… Yes, I believe in miracles. My son needed a second kidney transplant to live. The prediction from his doctors’ was that it would take 10 years for him to be at the top of the list for donor kidneys because of the long list of people who needed a kidney. However, we […]

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Rick Salick Memorial Scholarship

Rick Salick Memorial Scholarship

The National Kidney Foundation of Florida Richard K. Salick Community Awards Program is a scholarship fund for graduating high school or homeschooled seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited universities who have been afflicted with kidney disease and who exemplify the characteristics of Rich Salick through active volunteer community service. The NKFF established this program […]

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Local Golfers Primed for Pebble Beach

Local Golfers Primed for Pebble Beach

National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic raises over $283,000 Local golfers qualify to take their game to Pebble Beach after winning the National Kidney Foundation Konica Minolta Golf Classic at Lone Palm Golf Club on April 19th and 20th. Darrin Ross, Jim Dunphy, Chuck McGee, and Chris Head of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida won […]

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We support the 2018 Transplant Games

We support the 2018 Transplant Games

The Donate Life Transplant Games is a multi-sport festive event produced by the Transplant Games of America for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. Competition events are open to living donors, organ transplant recipients, bone marrow, corneal and tissue transplant recipients. More than an athletic event, the Donate Life Transplant Games highlight critical importance […]

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Join us at the Konica Minolta Lakeland Golf Classic

Join us at the Konica Minolta Lakeland Golf Classic

The 25th Annual NKFF Konica Minolta Lakeland Golf Classic will be held on both Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th at Lone Palm Golf Club, with Casino Night kicking off the tournament on Thursday night, April 19th. Qualifying teams will receive an invitation to participate in the National Finals at the Pebble Beach Resort […]

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Florida Kidney Day at the Capitol

Florida Kidney Day at the Capitol

On October 23th, 2017, a  passionate and empowered group of patient advocates kicked off the year’s second, “Florida Kidney Day at the Capitol.” Due to an earlier session that took place this fall, this was the Florida Renal Coalition’s second time this year at the Florida state capital advocating for kidney patients. The  first day […]

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Get Ready for the 2018 Renal Professional Forum

Get Ready for the 2018 Renal Professional Forum

As the leading organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida annually partners with the Florida Chapters of the Council of Nephrology Social Workers, the Florida Council on Renal Nutrition and the American Nephrology Nurses Association to present the RENAL PROFESSIONAL FORUM. This year, we will […]

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Patient Spotlight:  Steve Bieritz, Kidney Recipient, Cocoa Beach Walk Chair

Patient Spotlight: Steve Bieritz, Kidney Recipient, Cocoa Beach Walk Chair

We recently sat down with Steve Biertz, a Kidney Recipient and Chair for the Cocoa Beach Kidney Walk Committee, to learn more about his personal kidney transplant experience: “My kidney issues seemed to have started in 1982 when, following a tennis game, my knees swelled up along with my ankles. After seeing my Doctor, he […]

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