Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk
Don’t miss the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland’s inspiring community fundraiser! Dress as your favorite comic book, cartoon, game or pop culture character for KidneyCon featuring a costume contest, t-shirt decorating, prizes and giveaways. Following the 2-mile walk, enjoy complimentary refreshments, the Home Depot KidsZone with children’s building projects, face painting, coloring and temporary tattoos. Adding to the excitement, International Recording Artist Philadelphia Freeway will serve as Kidney Walk Celebrity Ambassador. He will give a special Rap performance before showing the world premiere of FreeWill, a documentary detailing his battle with kidney disease and giving fans a personal, behind-the-scenes look of his life and career with glimpses of his fight against his medical issues.
Funds raised through Kidney Walk will directly support NKF-MD’s patient services, education and research efforts. Participation is free and $100 is the minimum amount required to earn a Walk t-shirt. New this year, individuals can honor someone they love and be a “Kidney Walk Superhero” by making a $150 contribution.
Also, corporate leaders can become Kidney Walk Executive Challenge Champions by raising $2,000 or more.
Serving central and western Maryland, the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Virginia and West Virginia, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is the area’s only voluntary health agency dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. For more information, visit www.kidneymd.org.