About Walk for Kidneys 2021

Join the 2021 Walk for Kidneys! 

June 27th, 2021 

Walk for Kidneys is a family-friendly celebration of passion and progress. This annual event is an incredible opportunity for supporters of the NKFI to come together, show their spirit, and demonstrate their determination to make a difference in the fight against kidney disease.  Join other supporters of the NKFI mission for this festive three-mile walk, and help us win the race against kidney disease. With your assistance, we'll raise approximately $175,000 in support of research, public education, and patient services, and together we will make an incredible impact in the lives of patients and families. 


Join our Kick-off event virtually on May 2nd! 


We encourage you to visit these FAQs for the most up-to-date information. Get helpful fundraising ideas here. Contact Allie Widmer at walk@nkfi.org or 312-321-1500 with questions or for more information. 


1 Walk- 2 Ways to participate this year! 

To protect the health and safety of all Walk for Kidneys participants this year, NKFI is offering 2 ways for supporters to participate:


1) Join us in-person at Montrose Harbor on Sunday, June 27 at 9am! - Enjoy the festivities and support the mission with COVID-19 precautions in place throughout the event

or

2) Join-us virtually on our Facebook and YouTube channels on Sunday, June 27, at 9am! - Enjoy the experience and walk where you are to support the fight against kidney disease. Follow us on Facebook and YouTube


*****Nothing else has changed. Still create a team, fundraise, reach incentive levels ect. ONLY how you choose to attend the event has changed! *****

    Date

    Starts at:  June 27, 2021 9:00 AM
    Ends at:  June 27, 2021 1:00 PM

    Location

    Montrose Park
    ,IL USA

    Contact

    Allie Widmer
    3123211500
    walk@nkfi.org

    Why Participate?

    Walk for Kidneys is a family-friendly celebration of passion and progress. This annual event is an incredible opportunity for supporters of the NKFI to come together, show their spirit, and demonstrate their determination to make a difference in the fight against kidney disease.

    Join other supporters of the NKFI mission for this festive three-mile walk, and help us win the race against kidney disease. With your assistance, we'll raise approximately $175,000 in support of research, public education, and patient services, and together we will make an incredible impact in the lives of patients and families.



    How Your Support Makes a Difference


    Your support helps us provide resources and programs like our KidneyMobile screenings and Living with Kidney Disease & Transplantation to the estimated 1.1 million Illinois residents living with or at risk for developing chronic kidney disease.  Additionally, you are helping to fund four different research grants available to medical students, young investigators, fellows, and innovators. 

    YOU are making a difference and helping us change the face of kidney health in Illinois!