The American Kidney Fund (AKF) and AMT have formed a dynamic partnership to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans..(Press Release)
Download this brochure and talk to your employer about using this tool to educate patients, family and friends about kidney disease, risk factors, prevention and testing.
Kidney Disease: What you need to know (Download)
Get Involved with AMT and AKF partnership!
Ideas for getting Involved (Download
Join KIDNEYNATION and Fund the Fight Against Kidney Disease
During 2017, this campaign provides a team-building opportunity for AMT State Societies, members, friends and colleagues to come together and fundraise to help others. Individuals and groups who partner with AKF are members of KIDNEYNATION and they help raise money to fund the fight for patients in need.
Walk the City of Fountains! Join us for the 3rd Annual AMT KIDNEYNATION Walk on Monday, July 10, at 5:15 p.m.The AKF and AMT will team up once again and host a 2 mile walk in scenic Kansas City, the City of Fountains! Members in attendance can pledge their steps in honor of those with kidney disease and help raise money in the fight against kidney disease. On Monday, before the AMT Welcome Reception, we will walk and celebrate all the funds raised and lives changed!
Submit funds collected at state society meetings or events (Download Form)
- Register to walk and fund raise online. (Link)
- Register to walk, but not fund raise online by contacting Tracy Shaw at the American Kidney Fund (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2017 AKF Kidney Action Days and Screening Events
To volunteer for any other screening event, please contact AKF Director of Health Initiatives Nanyamka Hales at email@example.com
Volunteer at American Kidney Fund (AKF) Kidney Action Days and other screening events! AMT members can have an impact in the fight against kidney disease. AMT and AKF are working together to increase awareness of this disease through education and screenings, and to raise the profile of AMT and its members. Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs, including: setup, greeting / information, registering screening participants, taking blood pressure, finger stick glucose testing, distributing refreshments, counseling attendees on their test results or engaging with children through fun activities. (Calendar of Events)
You can support this effort by volunteering for one of the kidney screening events in the Washington, DC community during May and June. Some screenings offer blood pressure, finger-stick- glucose or a combination of the two, and health counseling. Each event needs 4 to 6 volunteers. (List of screening events) Please contact Juanita Rogers (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested.