Birmingham Kidney Walk

Details coming soon for the 2019 Birmingham Kidney Walk…

For information on how to get involved with the 2019 Kidney Walk contact Lacey Updegraff, Central Alabama Regional Director, at

Results from 2018 Birmingham Kidney Walk

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its annual Birmingham Kidney Walk on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Samford University Track and Soccer Complex. Over 1000 participants attended this year’s event, helping raise over $225,000 for Alabama’s kidney patients in need!  Congratulations to all individual and team walkers, team captains, Board of Advisors, Walk Committee members, volunteers and all who worked so hard to make this year’s Kidney Walk a success!  Special thank you to 2018 Honorary Walk Chair, Gary Gorham from Alabama Power, and 2018 Honorary Patient Chair, William Gunn (and his parents Matchett and Kaylee)!

Top Overall Producers:
Matchett & Kaylee Gunn – Wild for William
Edna Weaver – Alabama Power Service Organization
Lisa Jones – Fresenius Birmingham Team
Aimee Stagner – Team AKA – Aimee’s Kidney Army

Top Fundraising Teams:
Wild for William – Matchett & Kaylee Gunn, Team Captains
Alabama Power Service Organization – Edna Weaver, Team Captain
Fresenius Birmingham Team – Lisa Jones, Team Captain
Leo’s Lions – Casey Collier, Team Captain

T-Shirt Prize Winner:
Nephrology Associates

Early Bird Registration Prize Winner:
Donedra Banks – Can’t Break the Banks

Food Sponsors:
Chick-fil-A Wildwood
Bud’s Best Cookies
Golden Flake
Pepsi/Buffalo Rock

Prize Sponsors:
Birmingham Barons
Brunswick Riverview Lanes
Samford University Baseball
Sunset World
Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa
Birmingham Zoo
McWane Science Center
Alys Stephens Center
Kendra Scott
Lucy’s Coffee
Panera Bread
Café Iz
Alabama Splash Adventure
The Cheesecake Factory
UAB Football
Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley
Olexa’s Catering
Southwest Airlines
Trader Joe’s
Ballantrae Golf Club
Timberline Golf Club
Good People Brewing Company
Paw Paw Patch

Special Thanks:
Samford University

Special Thanks for Helping with Friday Setup of the Event:
Team AKA – Aimee’s Kidney Army – You guys were amazing!

Special Thanks for Participation of the Event:
Snuggles for You – Clowns; Louis Nudo – DJ; Stan Smith – Photographer; Jessie Simon – Photographer; Ann’s Balloons; Fun Source Rentals; Nephrology Vascular Lab; Alabama Power Service Organization; Bradley; Savage’s Bakery; Legacy Community Federal Credit Union; Davita; Amgen; ARC Realty; Samford University Cheerleaders; Big Al from The University of Alabama

Thank you to the following corporate sponsors for their support of the event:

Corporate Sponsors ($10,000 +)
Fresenius Medical Care

Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)
ACIPCO Board of Operatives
ARC Realty
Cooper Construction
Motion Industries

Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)
Hoar Construction
Jemison Investment Co., Inc.
Medical Properties Trust
Raymond James and Associates, Inc.
The Poarch Band Creek Indians

Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)
Anchor Pardue Insurance, Inc.
Goldberg Attorneys, P.C.
J.H. Berry & Gilbert, Inc.
John 3:16
Kelly Road Builders
Legacy Community Federal Credit Union
M3Resources USA, LLC
Thompson Tractor Company
White Plume Technologies

Corporate Backers ($500 +)
AAA Renovations
Birmingham Electrical Contractors
Birmingham Hide and Tallow
Brasfield & Gorrie
Comfort Systems USA Midsouth
Dunn-French Foundation
Fresenius Vascular Care
Greenhalgh Insurance
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Nephrology Associates
PMO Pharmacy – Dothan
Re/Max First Choice
Red Diamond
Regions Bank
Savage’s Bakery
Service Electric
The Guardian Security
Trust Building Services
Tuscaloosa Nephrology Associates
US Renal Care