Monthly Archives: June 2018

Congressional Action to Support Living Organ Donation in the Family and Medical Leave Act

Today, we announce a significant win with the removal of a barrier to living organ donation! The National Kidney Foundation worked closely with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) to develop language to protect living donors’ jobs that will be included in … Continue reading

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Florida State Legislators Making Footprints in the Sand at the Cocoa Beach Kidney Walk

By Bill Hahn, Kidney Advocacy Committee member and kidney transplant recipient On Saturday May 12th, 2018, the National Kidney Foundation of Florida (NKFF) held its 7th Annual Cocoa Beach Footprints in the Sand Kidney Walk. Congressman Bill Posey, our honorary … Continue reading

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Carrying Advocacy Forward in May

By Judy Rosenstein, National Kidney Foundation Kidney Advocacy Committee Member I am Judith Rosenstein and I live in New Jersey.  During March, I had the opportunity to come to Washington, DC for the 5th Annual Kidney Patient Summit to meet … Continue reading

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An Advocate Winning the Day in Arkansas

By Dave Oberembt, NKF Kidney Advocacy Committee member Approximately a year and half ago I was fortunate enough to receive a second chance on life and received a donor kidney.  I have a background in politics and have wanted to … Continue reading

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