Need-based programs help patients with prescription medications and nutritional supplements, transportation costs, and emergency necessities relating to health care.more info
Services tailored to empower pre-dialysis, dialysis and transplant patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and related disorders to have a measurably improved quality of life.more info
Interdisciplinary education for renal professionals focusing on current trends featuring nationally recognized experts in the field of renal health care. .more info
Educational programs, presentations, and community health fairs emphasize the crucial role in the prevention and awareness of kidney disease. .more info
The Kidney Foundation of Ohio is dedicated to providing a broad program of direct assistance to persons with kidney disease and promoting and providing educational programming for the general public, renal professionals, patients and their families.
It’s our goal that all people with renal disease or transplant recipients will be accepted in the community and have a measurably improved quality of life and function as a result of the services provided by the Kidney Foundation of Ohio.
WHAT WE DO
The Kidney Foundation remains the only health and human service agency in northeast Ohio which continues to provide direct dollars to patients to assist them through the devastation of kidney disease. The Foundation remains an Ohio-based organization and all funds raised in Ohio, stay in Ohio to help kidney patients. Learn more about the impact the organization had on the community in 2016.
- February 10, 2018
GalaRichard A. Fatica, M.D. will be presented with the 2018 Person of the Year Award at the Gala for his dedication and commitment to the field of nephrology and the mission of the Kidney Foundation of Ohio. >>
- March 8, 2018
World Kidney dayRaising global awareness regarding the importance of our kidneys. This global effort builds awareness about preventive behaviors, awareness about risk factors, and awareness about how to live with kidney disease. >>
- April 17 & 23, 2018
Resources for the Renal Patient: How to Eat Healthy on a Low BudgetThis multicultural, healthy foods demonstration is geared toward healthcare professionals who assist patients with kidney disease. The interactive sessions will provide resources on how to assist low income patients by offering tips and techniques for accessing healthy, kidney-friendly food. >>