Birmingham Kidney Walk

2018 Birmingham Kidney Walk

The 2018 Birmingham Kidney Walk is taking place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Samford University’s Track & Soccer Stadium (600 University Park Place Homewood, AL 35209).

Registration beings at 8:30 am and the Walk begins at 9:30 am. For more information, contact Lacey Updegraff at or (205) 382-6080.

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Results from 2017 Birmingham Kidney Walk

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its annual Birmingham Kidney Walk on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Samford University Track and Soccer Complex.  Over 1200 participants attended this year’s event, helping raise over $240,000 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!  For information on how to get involved with the 2018 Kidney Walk contact Lacey Updegraff, Central Alabama Regional Director, at

Top Overall Producers:
Tommy & Ashley Brigham – Leo’s Lions
Edna Weaver – Team APSO-Magic City
Lisa Jones – Fresenius Kidney Care

Top Fundraising Teams:
Leo’s Lions – Tommy & Ashley Brigham, Team Captains
APSO – Magic City – Edna Weaver, Team Captain
Fresenius Kidney Care – Lisa Jones, Team Captain

Top Fundraising Team without Corporate Dollars:
Betty Hollis

T-Shirt Prize Winner:
Re/Max First Choice – Pat Berry-Jackson, Team Captain

Early Bird Registration Prize Winner:
Aidrea Ragland

Food Sponsors:
Chick-fil-A Wildwood
Bud’s Best Cookies
Golden Flake
Royal Cup Coffee

Prize Sponsors:
Birmingham Barons
Brunswick Riverview Lanes
Birmingham School of Massage
Breakout Birmingham
Samford University Baseball
The Deirhoi Family
Sunset World
Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa
Birmingham Zoo
McWane Science Center
Alys Stephens Center
Kendra Scott
Lucy’s Coffee
Panera Bread
Wind Creek Casino Wetumpka
Café Iz
9 Round Hoover
Alabama Splash Adventure
The Cheesecake Factory

Special Thanks:
Samford University
Mr. Tommy Brigham – Walk Chair
Leo Brigham – Patient Chair (and parents Ashley Brigham)

Special Thanks for Participation of the Event:
Snuggles for You – clowns; Idlewild Adventure Co.; Alabama Rentals; Louis Nudo; Alabama Power Service Organization; Erwin Intermediate School

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

Corporate Sponsors ($10,000 +)
ARC Realty
ACIPCO Board of Operatives
Fresenius Medical Care
Wind Creek Wetumpka

Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)
Cooper Construction
Motion Industries

Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)
Jemison Investment Co., Inc.
Medical Properties Trust
Nephrology Associates, P.C.

Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)
Buffalo Rock Company
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
Birmingham Association of Realtors
Drummond Co, Inc
Legacy Community Federal Credit Union
M3Resources USA, LLC
The Thompson Foundation
US Renal Care
White Plume Technologies

Corporate Backers ($500 +)
AAA Renovations
Alabama Omega Foundation
Cade, Crenshaw & Associates
Fresenius Vascular Care
Greenhalgh Insurace
Opko Renal
Poole Management Company
Region’s Bank
Savage’s Baker
Stephens Plumbing
Tuscaloosa Nephrology Associates/Home Dialysis