A key component of the mission of the National Kidney Foundation is to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases. This is achieved through a variety of community-based educational programs.
NKF participates in health fairs and other health events, sharing information about kidney disease and organ donation. Blood pressure screenings and glucose monitoring occurs at select events.
Kidneys in the Classroom
An elementary education program for grades 3-5, teaching children about the kidney and how to keep their bodies healthy, as well as organ donation. Kidney patients and renal professionals present this program.