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Ways To Give

Giving to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan ensures that our work continues to help thousands of people prevent kidney disease and thrive if they are diagnosed.

Other Ways to Give

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Gifts of Stock or Mutual Funds

Giving gifts of appreciated securities is a great way to support the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan while also saving on your tax bill. We're happy to walk you through the easy process.

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Qualified Charitable Distribution

Donating your Required Minimum Distribution or RMD money, required for individuals 72 or older, keeps it out of your taxable adjusted gross income. Put it to good use by helping the NKFM continue to offer programs and services to the people of Michigan.

Kelli Sewell
Meet Kelli Sewell

Kelli Sewell from Detroit’s East Side has survived the pandemic so far and is surviving kidney disease thanks to a kidney transplant in June 2017.

She fears that her husband Anthony, hospitalized (not with COVID) since November 2020, may not return home. Having successfully raised three sons, one with sickle cell disease, on her own, Kelli says she doesn’t waste any time feeling sorry for herself. In fact, she turns those negative feelings into action.


NKFM works to shape public policy on behalf of kidney disease patients and those at risk, those with diabetes and high blood pressure, the leading causes of kidney failure.

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The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan’s main focus is maintaining the state funding for programs to prevent or manage diabetes high blood pressure and kidney disease. These programs are critical to improving quality of life for those living with kidney disease and those at risk. We work to maintain this funding and educate lawmakers about its importance.

Legislative Efforts

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) helps to shape public policy on behalf of kidney disease patients. We work with Congress and federal agencies, as well as with state governments to further legislation and regulation that improve the care and quality of life of kidney disease patients.