Our Mission

The mission of the Alabama Kidney Foundation (AKF) is to serve the kidney patients of Alabama through financial assistance, education and support services. The Foundation also provides statewide education to promote organ donation awareness and prevention of kidney disease.


Michael McCurry, Former Dialysis Patient

I didn’t know at the time, but my journey with kidney dialysis would eventually lead me to the Alabama Kidney…

Melaniel Halvorson, Nephrologist

Alabama ranks first in the number of dialysis patients per capita in the United States. Although there is no cure…

Kristie Ninesling, Social Worker

Dialysis is a completely life-changing event. It is very common in dialysis patients to develop anxiety and depression due to…

Who We Are

The Alabama Kidney Foundation (AKF) was founded to assist kidney patients and has a 43 year history of serving Alabama’s kidney patient population. The AKF is dedicated to improving prevention awareness and the individual quality of life of Alabamians affected by kidney disease.

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