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The National Kidney Center is a Virginia non-stock corporation, registered as a Section 501 (c)(3) non profit organization with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The National Kidney Center will partner with related non-profit organizations and other charitable donors to support early screening, detection and treatment of chronic kidney disease.

A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure.
11/02/2018
Mother looking for kidney donor

A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure.

SAN ANTONIO - A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure. "It's just a big shock," Yen Kim said. Doctors told Kim her kidneys are failing on her at the age of just 31. "They said that this should never happen with my age," Kim said. It...

Keyaira Miller has watched her mom, Lena Phillips, struggle with kidney failure for decades without being able to do muc...
10/31/2018
Waterloo woman, 20 Under 40 winner donates kidney to mom

Keyaira Miller has watched her mom, Lena Phillips, struggle with kidney failure for decades without being able to do much more than offer a helping hand.

WATERLOO — Keyaira Miller has watched her mom, Lena Phillips, struggle with kidney failure for decades without being able to do much more than offer a helping hand.

A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure.
10/29/2018
Mother looking for kidney donor

A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure.

SAN ANTONIO - A mother of two is looking for a donor in San Antonio after doctors told her that she was in kidney failure. "It's just a big shock," Yen Kim said. Doctors told Kim her kidneys are failing on her at the age of just 31. "They said that this should never happen with my age," Kim said. It...

Teachers give up a lot for their students. Their summer vacations are spent writing out meticulous lesson plans for the ...
10/26/2018
Teacher will donate kidney to student she has never met: 'It's just something I know I'm supposed to do'

Teachers give up a lot for their students. Their summer vacations are spent writing out meticulous lesson plans for the upcoming year, their hard-earned money is put towards school supplies, and their hearts often care for students who need it most.

Heather Mallet tried to donate a kidney to a close friend in 2016, but he insisted she donate to a child one day instead. The friend passed away, and Mallet now sees her chance to help a student as “a sign.”

An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor an...
10/24/2018
Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor | WTOP

An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor and longtime family friend will give him her kidney on “Good Morning America” today.

An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor and longtime family friend will give him her kidney on “Good Morning America” today.

Jeff and Jill Grzywinski of Monroe recently went through a set of surgeries where he donated a kidney to her. Jill was i...
10/17/2018
Loving donation: Woman receives kidney from husband

Jeff and Jill Grzywinski of Monroe recently went through a set of surgeries where he donated a kidney to her. Jill was in stage 4 kidney failure at the time.

Jeff and Jill Grzywinski of Monroe recently went through a set of surgeries where he donated a kidney to her. Jill was in stage 4 kidney failure at the

A Mifflin County man is in search for a kidney, and after making a post on Facebook, tons of people are looking to help ...
10/12/2018
Lewistown man in search for kidney donor gets tons of help via Facebook

A Mifflin County man is in search for a kidney, and after making a post on Facebook, tons of people are looking to help him.

A Mifflin County man is in search for a kidney, and after making a post on Facebook, tons of people are looking to help him. A Lewistown man is forced to go to a dialysis center about three times a week to continue living his life as normal as possible. Imagine taking time out of your busy day to be...

A viral picture at an early season Brewers game likely saved 44-year-old Lenny Zwieg's life. After being waitlisted for ...
10/08/2018
Wisconsin man credits viral photo for helping find kidney donor

A viral picture at an early season Brewers game likely saved 44-year-old Lenny Zwieg's life. After being waitlisted for years, Zwieg is now on deck for a kidney transplant.

A viral picture at an early season Brewers game likely saved 44-year-old Lenny Zwieg's life. After being waitlisted for years, Zwieg is now on deck for a kidney transplant.

A family's world was turned upside down when told a young girl's life was at stake due to a rare kidney disease.
10/05/2018
3-year-old girl gets life-saving birthday gift

A family's world was turned upside down when told a young girl's life was at stake due to a rare kidney disease.

Lilah Joiner, from Carthage, Mississippi, was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD).

Wilson Du was dangerously overweight and was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. He's turned his life around and los...
10/03/2018
Formerly Obese Man With Kidney Disease Bikes For A Cause

Wilson Du was dangerously overweight and was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. He's turned his life around and lost 130 pounds, and now he will bike from the Bay Area to San Diego to raise awareness about kidney disease.

Wilson Du was dangerously overweight and was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. He's turned his life around and lost 130 pounds, and now he will bike from the Bay Area to San Diego to raise awareness about kidney disease. Betty Yu reports. (9-30-2018)

Fargo’s Community Kidney Walk brings kidney disease patients, donors and their family and friends together for a day d...
10/01/2018
Community Unites for Day of Kidney Disease Awareness - KVRR Local News

Fargo’s Community Kidney Walk brings kidney disease patients, donors and their family and friends together for a day dedicated to awareness.

FARGO, N.D. -- Fargo's Community Kidney Walk brings kidney disease patients, donors and their family and friends together for a day dedicated to awareness.

A high school football and basketball player got some news no athlete ever wants to hear.
09/28/2018
High school athlete in need of a kidney

A high school football and basketball player got some news no athlete ever wants to hear.

A high school football and basketball player got some news no athlete ever wants to hear.

A gravely-ill mother who needs a life-changing kidney transplant has put up signs in her front garden in a last-ditch at...
09/26/2018
Garden sign seeking kidney donor yields 30 volunteers

A gravely-ill mother who needs a life-changing kidney transplant has put up signs in her front garden in a last-ditch attempt to find a donor.

A gravely-ill mother who needs a life-changing kidney transplant has put up signs in her front garden in a last-ditch attempt to find a donor.

Only two hours after making a new friend at a Nimrod bar, Kristin Day offered him her kidney.
09/21/2018
Pine River woman donates kidney to new friend

Only two hours after making a new friend at a Nimrod bar, Kristin Day offered him her kidney.

Only two hours after making a new friend at a Nimrod bar, Kristin Day offered him her kidney.Day, of Pine River, had seen a fistula on the man's arm, a port used for administering dialysis. He had experienced health issues that left him with damaged kidneys for the last two years. As a result, he ne...

For Jill Lewis, giving birth to her son was supposed to be the happiest time of her life, but the pregnancy triggered a ...
09/19/2018
‘My options are few’: Mooresville woman seeks donated kidney

For Jill Lewis, giving birth to her son was supposed to be the happiest time of her life, but the pregnancy triggered a rare disease that left her in search of a kidney donation.

For Jill Lewis, giving birth to her son was supposed to be the happiest time of her life, but the pregnancy triggered a rare disease that left her in search

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while...
09/17/2018
Augusta Woman Fighting Kidney Disease Ready for 100-Mile Bike Ride

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while fighting kidney disease.

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while waiting for a kidney transplant.

As the crowd under the Friday night lights at Trinity fell silent, the Trinity singers sang in remembrance and a mother ...
09/10/2018
Davey's gift: Trinity student's family donates kidney to school administrator

As the crowd under the Friday night lights at Trinity fell silent, the Trinity singers sang in remembrance and a mother grieving the death of her son just hours earlier mustered the courage to present the flag that would hang at half-mast in honor of Davey Albright, the young Trinity student was saving lives.

To honor his caring spirit, Davey Albright's family decided to donate his organs, which are expected to save more than 100 lives. But it was one life in that hit particularly close to home.

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while...
09/07/2018
Augusta Woman Fighting Kidney Disease Ready for 100-Mile Bike Ride

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while fighting kidney disease.

A community advocate in Augusta County is gearing up for a 100-mile bike ride that’s happening this weekend, all while waiting for a kidney transplant.

The St. Louis toddler is alive today, partly in thanks to a kidney transplant done with the help of the Children's Organ...
09/05/2018
St. Louis toddler receives life-saving kidney transplant

The St. Louis toddler is alive today, partly in thanks to a kidney transplant done with the help of the Children's Organ Transplant Association.

The St. Louis toddler is alive today, partly in thanks to a kidney transplant done with the help of the Children's Organ Transplant Association.

After being told she was too overweight to donate a lifesaving kidney to her father, a Georgia woman lost more than 55 p...
08/31/2018
Daughter loses 55 pounds to donate kidney to her ‘superhero’ father

After being told she was too overweight to donate a lifesaving kidney to her father, a Georgia woman lost more than 55 pounds in order to save the life of her “superhero” dad.

(NEW YORK) — After being told she was too overweight to donate a lifesaving kidney to her father, a Georgia woman lost more than 55 pounds in order to save the life of her “superhero” dad. “He is my superhero. He is the man I have looked up to all my life,” Dawn Muhammad of [...]

Growing up, Aaron Ritz has been your typical active boy. He plays golf, loves to fish and spends most of his time outdoo...
08/29/2018
Aaron's Army growing after kidney disease diagnosis

Growing up, Aaron Ritz has been your typical active boy. He plays golf, loves to fish and spends most of his time outdoors.

Growing up Aaron Ritz has been your typical active boy. He plays golf, loves to fish and spends most his time outdoors. But all his life he's been battling something no one ever knew, not even him...

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion are profoundly connected through a person they will never meet.
08/27/2018
Two Island women feel strong connection following kidney transplants | The Guardian

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion are profoundly connected through a person they will never meet.

Annie MacDonald and Kim Moncion are profoundly connected through a person they will never meet. They both received a much-needed kidney transplant on the same day and in the same hospital. Most notably, though, the gift of life came from the body

An Atlanta, Georgia, teacher is still waiting for a new kidney, and he's taking dramatic steps to find a donor.
08/24/2018
Teacher takes to highway seeking kidney donor

An Atlanta, Georgia, teacher is still waiting for a new kidney, and he's taking dramatic steps to find a donor.

This teacher has already been on the waiting list for a kidney donor for 6 years, and he's being told he'll have to wait at least 4 more.

An Atlanta woman on a 16-month life transformation has revealed that the true cause behind her 70-pound weight loss was ...
08/22/2018
Daughter loses 70 pounds to donate life-saving kidney to dad

An Atlanta woman on a 16-month life transformation has revealed that the true cause behind her 70-pound weight loss was her goal to become a kidney donor for her ailing father.

An Atlanta woman on a 16-month life transformation has revealed that the true cause behind her 55-pound weight loss was her goal to become a kidney donor for her ailing father.

Fruita resident Ivy Duncan is desperately searching for something we all can't live without. She needs a new kidney.
08/20/2018
Fruita resident desperately searching for new kidney

Fruita resident Ivy Duncan is desperately searching for something we all can't live without. She needs a new kidney.

Fruita resident Ivy Duncan is desperately searching for something we all can't live without. She needs a new kidney. Doctors have told her she could be waiting anywhere from 5 to 7 years, but if she can find a living donor she could get one in a matter of weeks.

A Paulding County teacher is giving the gift of life to one of his students. Kaden Koebcke, 12, has needed a new kidney ...
08/17/2018
Updated: Local teacher donates kidney to student

A Paulding County teacher is giving the gift of life to one of his students. Kaden Koebcke, 12, has needed a new kidney for most of his life.

A Paulding County teacher is giving the gift of life to one of his students.

A Paulding County teacher is giving one of his students a very special gift. Kaden Koebcke, 12, needs a new kidney. Tues...
08/15/2018
A kidney for Kaden: Teacher donates organ to 12-year-old

A Paulding County teacher is giving one of his students a very special gift. Kaden Koebcke, 12, needs a new kidney. Tuesday, he underwent a transplant. The donor is his sixth-grade teacher.

A Paulding County teacher is giving one of his students a very special gift. Kaden Koebcke, 12, needs a new kidney. Tuesday, he underwent a transplant. The donor is his sixth-grade teacher.

Heyward Prude III went to the hospital last year because there was concern about his heart. Tests checked out okay, but ...
08/10/2018
Kidney disease not stopping community activist from helping others

Heyward Prude III went to the hospital last year because there was concern about his heart. Tests checked out okay, but doctors told him he had stage-four chronic kidney disease.

Heyward Prude III went to the hospital last year because there was concern about his heart. Tests checked out okay, but doctors told him he had stage-four chronic kidney disease.

When a Minneapolis nurse needed a kidney transplant, he didn’t have to look far.
08/08/2018
Nurse donates a kidney for co-worker

When a Minneapolis nurse needed a kidney transplant, he didn’t have to look far.

Saaid Nur and Rosemary Manion have worked together for 13 years in the pediatric cardiac cath lab. But their bond now goes deeper than that.

A woman who had to retire from the military because of issues with her kidney is getting help from one of her brothers i...
08/07/2018
Stranger donates kidney to fellow veteran

A woman who had to retire from the military because of issues with her kidney is getting help from one of her brothers in arms.

A military veteran battling a kidney disease has a chance at a new life thanks to a brother in arms.

Every Monday morning, like clockwork, one of Lucia’s children or her husband drives her to the emergency room at Denve...
08/03/2018
Every week, this woman nearly dies before she can get medical treatment

Every Monday morning, like clockwork, one of Lucia’s children or her husband drives her to the emergency room at Denver Health.

DENVER, Colo. - Every Monday morning, like clockwork, one of Lucia's children or her husband drives her to the emergency room at Denver Health. Lucia's body is broken; her head throbs. She is short of breath and nauseated, and she drifts in and out of consciousness. The 51-year-old mother of five is...

Norma Brickey, 82, has been driving the streets of Columbus, Ohio, with a sign in her car window. It reads: "My son need...
07/27/2018
82-Year-Old Ohio Mom Hits The Road In Search Of Kidney For Her Son

Norma Brickey, 82, has been driving the streets of Columbus, Ohio, with a sign in her car window. It reads: "My son needs a kidney, O positive," followed by her phone number, 614-822-0911.

Norma Brickey has been driving the streets of Columbus, Ohio, with a sign in her car window: "My son needs a kidney, O positive," followed by her phone number.

After 25 years of battling kidney disease, San Diego police Officer Art Calvert is back to living life to the fullest, t...
07/25/2018
San Diego police officer's kidney transplant a success

After 25 years of battling kidney disease, San Diego police Officer Art Calvert is back to living life to the fullest, thanks to a surprise donation from a former supervisor.

After 25 years of battling kidney disease, San Diego police Officer Art Calvert is back to living life to the fullest, thanks to a surprise donation from a former supervisor.

Henry Whitacre is munching on Cheetos on a Thursday morning, lost in the world of "PAW Patrol" on his tablet. He's tethe...
07/20/2018
4-year-old gets kidney for his birthday from mom's childhood friend

Henry Whitacre is munching on Cheetos on a Thursday morning, lost in the world of "PAW Patrol" on his tablet. He's tethered to a dialysis machine that hums as it quietly does the work his malformed kidneys can't.

'We got really lucky when God picked us to be his parents'

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