The National Kidney Foundation’s Hartford/Springfield Kidney Walk is set to kick off from the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford on Sunday June 17, 2018. Registration begins at 9:30AM and Walk starts at 10:30AM. More than 500 people are expected to step up for the event to raise awareness of kidney disease, organ donation and the importance of early screening and healthy lifestyle for those at risk.
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the largest, most comprehensive and longstanding organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease.
The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest fundraiser to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, more than 85,000 walkers join NKF to raise more than $9 million to help kidney patients and their families each year.