Refer to the left side bar for specific health-related information. If you have any additional questions, call the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan at 800-482-1455.
Programs for Patients and Families
Identification tags provide medical information on either a necklace or bracelet at a nominal cost to the individual. The tags are engraved and sent to the person within four weeks of ordering. For more information on purchasing an ID Tag you can print the ID Tag application form or contact Bob Meyer at email@example.com or 800-482-1455.
The NKFM internship program provides short-term internships in the Ann Arbor state office for people with kidney failure. The program can provide the opportunity for individuals to "test the waters" in deciding about a possible return to work. For more information, contact Julia Herzog at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-482-1455.
Information and Referral
People with kidney disease and their family members who contact NKFM are either referred to the appropriate source to help meet their needs or NKFM provides the information. The NKFM takes thousands of calls a year from people newly diagnosed with kidney disease, those at risk, or family members. For more information, contact Bob Meyer at email@example.com or 800-482-1455.
Luann Scheppelmann-Eib Emergency Fund
The Luann Scheppelmann-Eib Emergency Fund provides a one-time grant of up to $100 for the urgent needs of people with kidney disease. Payments are made directly to vendors, not individuals. For more information, contact your social worker and have them fill out the Emergency Fund application or contact Bob Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-482-1455.
Prescription Drug Bank
The Drug Bank provides certain prescription medications to individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. The medications are delivered through a mail-order pharmacy directly to the individual's home. For more information, contact Bob Meyer at email@example.com or 800-482-1455.
The Swartz/Ferriter Scholarship program awards monetary scholarships to people with kidney failure for continuing education. The awards are paid directly to the educational institution. For more information, view or print the brochure below. Or contact Julia Herzog at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-482-1455.