When you give a gift to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, you impact thousands of lives across the state of Illinois. Your support for our mission allows us to provide free community health programs, drive research, and advance patient care and treatment. 

Contribute Monthly

Help push scientific research to new heights, and create resources for patients and their loved ones.

Donate Now

Take action, and improve the lives of patients and families affected by kidney disease.

Honor a Loved One

Honor a friend or family member who has been touched by kidney disease, and make their fight your own.

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois' corporate and industry partners share our passion for improving the lives of patients and families battling kidney disease. By working with the NKFI, these civic-minded organizations demonstrate their commitment to their communities, and help fuel impactful public health initiatives.

workplace giving

Introduce your colleagues to the NKFI through an office charity event, or an on-going giving program.

corporate champions

Partner with the NKFI in support of innovative research and programs, and receive exclusive benefits.

sponsor an event

Demonstrate your support of the NKFI, and make a difference in the fight against kidney disease.

matching gifts

Double your donation and make your gift go further by working with your employer on a matching gift.  


The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to improve the lives of patients and families touched by kidney disease with the help of supporters like you. Your passion and generosity creates valuable patient resources, and every gift you make brings Illinois one step closer to a future free from kidney disease.


Every year we are able to provide approximately 60 free, kidney health screening events, test nearly 3,500 Illinois residents for common kidney disease risk factors, and connect with more than 70,000 patients, families and caretakers via seminars, lectures, and webinars.

A $600 DOLLAR GIFT PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH screenings, medical consultations, and follow up support for three people at risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

A $3,000 Gift


 Gives three children diagnosed with kidney disease an escape from the ordinary with a week at the fun-filled Kidney Camp.


A $5,000 Gift


Funds a full, complimentary KidneyMobile screening event, and allows over 60 people to be tested for kidney disease.

leave a legacy

Make a lasting impact on the future of kidney disease treatment by including us in your will, bequest, or financial plan.

fundraise online

Help create resources for patients and families battling kidney disease with a few simple clicks.

host an event

Get creative with your support of the NKFI and fundraise-your-way through our online giving platform.

donate your kidney

The gift of life is the ultimate way you can make a difference. Learn more about living and deceased donation. 

give stocks or assets

Invest in the future of kidney health and push research to new heights with a gift of stocks, securities, or in-kind assets. 

donate a car

Hit the throttle on your gift-giving by donating a car, van or truck to the NKFI. (Yes, you can give boats too).


Join your fellow NKFI supporters for an awareness-building community event. Our calendar of exciting and memorable celebrations serve to enlist new champions to our cause, and help us 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.

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.


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.



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toll free: (800) 9 - KIDNEY

fax: (312) 321 - 1505

e-mail: kidney@nkfi.org

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