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