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Resources for Patients and Families

  • Kidney Cares of Western New York is a new grassroots organization formed in response to the NKF (National Kidney Foundation) reducing the local staff and discontinuing patient services to our local community. Our goal is to provide needed services and support. 100% of the money raised will stay here for our local Kidney Community.
  • Kidney and Urology Foundation of America is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people with kidney and urologic diseases and individuals waiting for organ and tissue transplants.
  • American Kidney Fund fights kidney disease through direct financial support to patients in need; health education; and prevention efforts.
  • Transplant Awareness Organization (TAO) is a non-profit organization working to improve the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients and their families.
  • The National Kidney Foundation a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
  • American Society of Nephrology is a non-profit professional organization committed to the study and practice of nephrology and promoting research within nephrology.
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, this organization offers comprehensive information about diagnoses, available treatments, and research.
  • The American Society of Pediatric Nephrology is a professional organization dedicated to the study and treatment of pediatric nephrological conditions.