Join us for our virtual fundraiser and get moving for kidneys! 100% of your donations will help patients right here in Northwest Ohio!

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Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio is the area’s leading advocacy and support system for individuals living with chronic kidney disease, their families, and physicians. Our goal is to ease the burden, both emotionally and financially, for those living with the disease as we increase prevention through public education.

Through a compassionate and caring team of staff and volunteers, KFNWO works to be the trusted ally in this region’s daily fight with Kidney Disease and is dedicated to helping people address the total problem of kidney disease and related disorders through:

Our Mission

KFNWO has helped patients in Northwest Ohio with:

Miles of transportation
Dollars in prescription assistance
Dollars in medical equipment assistance


We raise funds to help patients overcome the daily challenges of kidney disease.

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Proudly serving 20 counties in NW Ohio.


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“They came to my rescue at a needed time. I didn’t know which way I was going to go with my medications. They really brought tears to my eyes when I got the letter saying I was approved.  I’m so thankful for the Kidney Foundation!”

Ella, KFNWO Patient

Kidney disease is a life-long family adjustment to embrace: by education and understanding all aspects.  By remaining optimistic with the support of family, friends, and community.  By collaborating with the healthcare team, by taking one day at a time and living life with joy and purpose.

Glenna, KFNWO Patient


Get Moving for Kidneys!

Record a video or take a photo showing ANY physical activity (walking in place in your home, biking, skateboarding, jogging, walking your dog, swimming, etc.), then upload to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #getmovingforkidneys.

August 3rd, 2020|

Registration Now Open for the Empowering Renal Professionals 2020 Conference

JOIN US ON MARCH 20, 2020 • Discuss developments in the patho-physiology of renal disease • Learn about the latest in treatment and renal transplants • Continuing education credits will be available • Lunch and beverages will be provided Registration   7:30am-8:00am Welcome and Keynote   8:05am-8:50am Session A   9:00am-9:45am Session B   10:00am-10:45am

January 3rd, 2020|


Many people in need of organ and tissue transplants are unable to get them because of a shortage of donations. Become an organ donor today and give someone a second chance at life.