How long is the kidney Walk?

100 KM • Sept 9 -11, 2022. Walk the farthest you have ever walked and raise the most you have ever raised to fight kidney disease and boost organ donation.

What is the kidney Walk for?

The 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.

Is the National Kidney Foundation legitimate?

Good. This charity’s score is 84.30, earning it a 3-Star rating. Donors can “Give with Confidence” to this charity.

What is the best kidney charity?

CharityWatch has designated the American Kidney Fund as an A+ Top-Rated Charity.

Is walking good for kidney disease?

Walking is highly recommended because it can help curb cardiovascular conditions, a major health risk for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those on dialysis.

Does the kidney Foundation pick up furniture?

In general, we accept clothing and small household items such as dishes, garden tools, kitchen accessories, sporting goods and small appliances. The Clothing Donation Program is not equipped to pick up furniture, large appliances, or any items needing repair.

Is cold weather bad for your kidneys?

Cold weather and seasonal bugs can aggravate existing health problems, making people with long-term conditions, such as kidney disease, more vulnerable to illnesses. Even if people are managing their long-term condition well, and leading otherwise healthy lives, it’s important that they continue to protect themselves.

Can too much walking cause kidney problems?

Rhabdo is short for rhabdomyolysis. This rare condition occurs when muscle cells burst and leak their contents into the bloodstream. This can cause an array of problems including weakness, muscle soreness, and dark or brown urine. The damage can be so severe that it may lead to kidney injury.

What will the kidney Foundation take?

When is the kidney walk at the Detroit Zoo?

We invite you to walk your way in the 2021 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is thrilled to announce that registration is open for the 2021 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo!

Who is the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan?

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Why is kidney disease at the heart of our mission?

Kidney disease is at the heart of our mission . . . to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. Because 64% of kidney failure is caused by diabetes or high blood pressure, we must also focus on its root causes.

Is it true that we are fighting kidney disease?

While it’s true that we are fighting kidney disease, this fight is not a single disease fight. Hence, we have a broad array of programs which are focused on addressing obesity, diabetes and hypertension to get at the “root” of the problem.