Birmingham Kidney Walk

2017 Birmingham Kidney Walk

The 2017 Birmingham Kidney Walk is taking place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 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. To register, go to or contact Lacey Updegraff at or (205) 382-6080.

Results from 2016 Birmingham Kidney Walk

The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its annual Birmingham Kidney Walk on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Samford University Track and Soccer Complex.  Over 800 participants attended this year’s event, helping raise over $190,000 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!

Top Overall Producers:
Norma Stewart – Team UAB
Kitty Greenhalgh – Walker’s Warriors
Mary Thigpen
Gwen Deierhoi

Top Fundraising Teams:
Team UAB – Norma Stewart, Team Captain
Fresenius Kidney Care – Lisa Jones, Team Captain
Walker’s Warriors – Kitty Greenhalgh, Team Captain

Top Fundraising Team without Corporate Dollars:
Alabama Power (APSO) – Edna Weaver, Team Captain

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

Early Bird Registration Prize Winner:
Katisha Bennett – Kidney Krusaders

Food Sponsors:
Jim N Nick’s BBQ
Bud’s Best Cookies

Prize Sponsors
9 Round Hoover; Alabama Splash Adventure; American Girl; Autobahn Indoor Speedway; Baha Burger; Birmingham Barons; Birmingham Zoo; Books-A-Million; Breakout Birmingham; Bruno Event Team; Brunswick Riverview Lanes; Café Iz; Chicken Salad Chick; Costco; Highland Park Golf Course; Kendra Scott; Lucy’s Coffee and Tea; McWane Science Center; Mister Car Wash; Nancy Hudspeth; Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa; Samford University; Six Flags Over Georgia; Skate Center; Sprouts; Sunset World; Target; Taziki’s; The Cheesecake Factory; The Egg and I; UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center; Walmart

Special Thanks:
Samford University
Mr. Jim Cooper – Walk Chair
Walker Greenhalgh – Patient Chair (and parents Adam and Kitty Greenhalgh)
Roderick Wilkins – Patient Chair

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; International Junior Miss Alabama and Gulf Coast Queens

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

Corporate Sponsors ($10,000 +)
ACIPCO Board of Operatives
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Cooper Construction
Fresenius Medical Care

Corporate Patrons ($5,000 +)
Motion Industries

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

Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)
ARC Realty
Drummond Co, Inc
Graham & Co
Greenhalgh Insurance
Proscenium Development LLC
Raymond James
Summit Media
The Thompson Foundation
Vestavia Hills Rotary Club

Corporate Backers ($500 +)
AAA Renovations
Diversified Supply
Dunn-French Foundation
H&M Mechanical
Honda Manufacturing
Mayer Electric
Nephrology Vascular Lab
Region’s Bank
Savage’s Bakery
Service Electric
Stephens Plumbing
Tuscaloosa Nephrology Associates

Thank you to our Media Partners:
Summit Media
Starnes Publishing