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Bridget and AmyDonating to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

Generous supporters have helped the NKFM to provide prevention and patient service programs to countless Michigan residents in the past year.  Thank you for giving a gift today to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan by clicking on the DONATE NOW button on the left or sending a check.   If you have any questions about giving to the NKFM, please contact Lisa Schutz Jelic at or call 734-222-9800. Thank you for your support! 

Checks should be made payable to NKFM or National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
1169 Oak Valley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48108

National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Federal Identification Number (EIN) is 38-1559941.

Supporting Our Mission

The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan has many opportunities for you to give to support our mission.  Each gift contributes to creating a healthier Michigan. Through our Programs for Early Childhood Health, we hope to educate every child how to protect their health by eating better and exercising more. Through our Prevention & Education programs we aim to create a place where diabetes and kidney disease are no longer epidemics, where dialysis units are not needed, and where everyone needing a transplant would receive one without a wait.

This vision for a healthier Michigan inspires many to support the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan with a donation towards our programs and services. You can read more about our dream by viewing our Healthier Michigan Case Statement.  You can help us realize this dream my making a gift today by calling 800-482-1455, or give online.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, click here.


Giving a gift in memory or honor of a loved one that has been impacted by kidney disease is a thoughtful way to contribute to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. For some, this provides a hope and healing at a time of grief. Funeral home directors and family members are encouraged to contact the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan to inquire about opportunities to make memorial gifts. For more information please call Barb Currier Giza at 1-800-482-1455 or click here to give online.

One way to remember your loved one is with an engraved brick in our brick patio. For more information about giving memorial gifts and about purchasing a brick in memory of your loved one, contact Janica Peppard or call 800-482-1455.

Planned Giving

Another way to make a contribution to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is through a planned gift. These types of donations offer an opportunity to give for the future of the NKFM. Planned giving can be accomplished through many different forms such as wills, trusts, life insurance, gift annuities, pay on death accounts, gifts of securities, and retirement plan assets.

Would you like to learn more about planned giving? If so, please feel free to complete the Planned Giving Form or feel free to email or call Lisa Schutz Jelic at 734-222-9800 or


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Kidney Cars

Donate your used car, truck, or boat to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and you could be eligible for a tax deduction. Your vehicle will be picked up for free and the proceeds from the sale will benefit the many programs and services of the NKFM. Donating your car is simple. Call 800-488-CARS or visit for more information.