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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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Christmas Cards on Sale

Donate to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida by purchasing our hand made Christmas Cards. Buy Now

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ASSISTANCE FOR PATIENTS POST HURRICANE IRMA

ASSISTANCE FOR PATIENTS POST HURRICANE IRMA

American Kidney Fund Disaster Relief Program 1-800-795-3226 or Patientservice@kidneyfund.org   National Kidney Foundation www.kidneyfl.org or call toll-free at 1.855.NKF.CARES (1.855.653.2273) or email nkfcares@kidney.org   American Red Cross www.redcross.org/disaster 1 (800) 733-2767   Salvation Army 1 (800) 728-7825   Food For Florida the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). This can help folks receiving food stamp […]

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Bill Nelson – Help after the storm

Bill Nelson – Help after the storm

Dear Floridians, Hurricane Irma was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, prompting one of the largest evacuations in U.S. history. This massive storm affected every part of our state. And as we now begin the process of cleaning up and rebuilding, I encourage every Floridian affected by this storm to apply for assistance […]

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Angels with Shoes: A Kidney Transplant Story

Award-winning short documentary film that tells the story of a living kidney donation between two cousins. Shot in Miami and Puerto Rico, the film won the ‘Best International Documentary’ and ‘Audience Choice’ awards at the 2015 Rincón International Film Festival as well as the ‘Best Documentary’ award at the 2015 Film Miami Fest. Angels with […]

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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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