2019 Mobile Kidney Walk Results

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Kidney Walk on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at UMS-Wright Cooper Stadium in Mobile. More than 900 participants attended this year’s event, helping raise nearly $195,000 for Alabama’s kidney patients in need! Congratulations to all individual and team walkers, team captains, Board of Advisors, volunteers and all who worked so hard to make this year’s walk a success! Special thank you to 2019 Honorary Walk Chair, Vice President-Daryl Taylor, and 2019 Honorary Patient Chair, Engineer- Walter Pace, both of Airbus Final Assembly Line in Mobile.

For information on how to get involved with the 2020 Kidney Walk contact Riley Bridges, Mobile Area Director, at riley@alkidney.org.

Winners Listed in Alphabetical Order

Top Fundraising Teams:
Airbus FAL
Fresenius Kidney Care
Poarch Creek Indians
Team Cooper
Team Weaver

Top Individuals:
Barbara Nelson
Cary Salerno
Jennifer Strahan

Special Thanks:
UMS-Wright Preparatory School
Costco Wholesale
Starbuck’s Coffee
Panera Bread
Kristen Dunham, AKF Intern

2019 Prize Sponsors:
Our thanks to the 2019 Mobile Kidney Walk Prize Donors: Bonefish Grill, Mobile Bay Bears, Flour Girls Bakery, Jason’s Deli, Felix’s Fish Camp, Spectrum Resorts, Elite Island Resorts, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, The Martin Center, Reel Surprise Fishing Charters, Blue Gill Restaurant, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, DoTerra, Express Oil Change, Mudbugs at the Loop and Original Oyster House.

Special Thanks for Participation of the Event: Iheartmedia, Port City Fun DJ, Sign Gypsies of Mobile, Boy Scout Troop #177, UMS-Wright Key Club Volunteers, Order of the Eastern Star White Lily #34 Volunteers, Scarborough Model Middle School Volunteers, University of South Alabama Student Volunteers, Alabama Power Service Organization, St. Paul’s Episcopal School Volunteers, Auburn School of Pharmacy, Stacey Bizjak Photography and Mobile area Alabama Kidney Foundation Legacy and Board of Directors – Angus Cooper, II, Robert McGhee, Representative Chris Pringle, Dr. Bibb Lamar, Dr. Michael Nipper, Edie Baker, Ken Brown, and Peter Martin and AKF Board President Deborah Grimes. Mobile Board of Directors – M. Craig Kleinmann, DO, Debra Abbott, Vivian Ballard, Errol D. Crook, MD, Scott Delaney, Robert M. Huddle, MD, Ingrid Jackson, Laura E. Livaudais, Esq., Sellers Meador, MD
Geri Moulton, Barbara Nelson, Cary Salerno, RN, Vicki Studstill, Donna Thompson, RD, LD, Oliver Washington, IV, Schelle Watts, RD, RN

Thank You to Our 2019 Mobile Kidney Walk Sponsors!


Corporate Sponsors ($10,000 +)



Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)



Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)





Corporate Benefactors ($1,000 +)





Councilman Levon Manzie

Global Maritime Logistics

Reel USA Corporation


Corporate Backer ($500 +)

Aaron Oil

AltaPoint Health Systems

Beard Equipment

Dale Partner Architects

Esfeller Construction

Franklin Primary Health

FS Advisors

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa

Hancock Bank

Helmsing Leach

HUB International

Infirmary Credit Union

Medi Weight

Mississippi Railroad

Mobile Airport Authority

Mott Macdonald

National Bank of Commerce

Petra RMS

Redd Pest Solutions

Robert’s Electrica Contractors, Inc.

Rogers & Willard, Inc.

Russell, Thompson, Butler & Houston

Springhill Medical Center