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TIME TO TAKE ACTION
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois pursues its mission of Prevention, Education and Empowerment with the help of supporters like you.
Our successes are achieved through the efforts of volunteers, advocates, community partners, and members of Team Kidney. Together, we work to create new resources for patients and families affected by kidney disease, and drive the future of treatment, research, and community health.
Share Your Story
Pass your experience with kidney disease onto those who need it most, and help patients newly diagnosed with kidney disease find solace in your story.
JOIN TEAM KIDNEY
Team Kidney is our community giving platform. It lets you put your passion front-and-center, pursue your own ideas, and support kidney disease patients in a way that is as unique as you are.
Join Team Kidney today by attending a fellow NKFI supporter's event - or get started organizing your own!
The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois works closely with healthcare professionals to ensure patients and families battling kidney disease have the help they need. We invite medical practitioners invested in improving the lives of CKD patients to play a part in our work, and join us in the fight against kidney disease.
help at a screening
Help patients take charge of their health by lending a hand at a free KidneyMobile screening.
join our work
Work with the NKFI on our calendar of educational programs and community health initiatives.
BECOME AN ADVOCATE
When you add your voice to the political process, progress happens.
Join the NKFI in our advocacy efforts, and help us work with elected representatives to improve the state of medical care, fund new research, make treatment more accessible, and ensure kidney disease is treated as a healthcare priority.
ATTEND AN EVENT
Join your fellow NKFI supporters for an awareness-building community event. Our calendar of exciting and memorable celebrations enlist new supporters to our cause, and raise much-needed funds for patient services, educational programming, and scientific research.
Join nearly 4,000 of your fellow NKFI supporters for an incredible display of community spirit, and help push the fight against kidney disease into the future, and closer to the finish line.
WORK WITH US
Interested in working with Team Kidney full time and joining our dedicated staff? Or looking for an exciting internship in health and events located in downtown Chicago?
Click below to explore our current opportunities.