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our community in action


Show your commitment to patients and families throughout Illinois by attending one of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois' premiere signature events.


These exhilarating festivities bring our supporters together, and raise much-needed funds for patient services, educational programming, and scientific research.


Make a plan to attend an event today, and help push our mission into the future.

Featured Events
2018 Gift of Life Gala

Spend an evening with leaders in government, medicine, and business and help the NKFI fund our free educational seminars and kidney screening events.

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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.

2018 Middle Market Open - Conway Farms

Enjoy a day of friendly competition and join leaders from Chicago's business community in supporting the future of the NKFI's community programs.


Every year, the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois plans a full calendar of exciting and interesting events. We bring together communities for fundraisers and awareness-building celebrations; host medical practitioners for professional development workshops; and connect with patients and families through free educational seminars.

events for children

Enjoy hands-on learning experiences, and connect with other young patients navigating kidney disease.

signature events

Help us strengthen communities and create resources for education, patients, and families.


Take control of your health and connect with experts and resources at one of our free educational seminars.


Learn from leaders in the field and continue your education at a professional development day.

All Events


Make a major impact in the fight against kidney disease by becoming a significant supporter of an NKFI event. Help us maximize our fundraising efforts by donating raffle prizes, lending a hand as a volunteer, or committing to event sponsorship. 

event gifts

Push our events further by donating a featured prize for one of our raffles or silent auctions.

sponsor an event

Help ensure that every NKFI effort is an unqualified success by signing up to become an event sponsor.

be a volunteer

Take a hands-on approach to supporting the NKFI by taking a shift as an event volunteer.

Support and Sponsorship


Team Kidney is our community fundraising platform. It lets you put your passion front-and-center, pursue your own ideas, and fundraise your way.


Join Team Kidney today by attending a fellow NKFI supporter's event - or get started organizing your own!

exisiting events

See how other members of the NKFI community are supporting our mission, and learn how you can support them in their efforts.

host your own event

Get creative host your own Team Kidney Fundraiser. Our online giving platform makes it easy for you to collect funds, spread the word, and make a difference.

Host You Own Event


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