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The Kidney Foundation of Western New York hosts and participated in provides events for the general public, as well as for professionals, patients and families in the region. 

Past events have included the Walk for Kidney Health, patient picnics, the Kidney Bean Cook-Off, the Gift of Life Dinner, professional education sessions, free kidney health screenings and more. 

Walk for Kidney Health 2024

The Walk for Kidney Health is a community event to raise awareness of kidney disease, recognize people affected by kidney disease, honor organ donors and remember those we have lost. Sponsorships, team fundraising and individual donations also support the Kidney Foundation of WNY’s outreach, education, patient support and advocacy programs.

This year's walk will take place Sunday, June 23 at the Lakeside Lawn of the Buffalo Outer Harbor. The morning's event will include music, recognition of kidney community heroes, community health resources, games, a one-mile fun walk and a timed 5K.

Click here to create a fundraising team, join a team or set up an individual fundraising page for the walk. 


Register for the 5K ($30) or for the one-mile fun walk (free) at

Lakeside Lawn - Buffalo Outer Harbor
825 Fuhrmann Boulevard
Buffalo, NY 14203

Tentative schedule:
• 7:30 – 5K registration starts
• 8:00 – 5K race
• 8:45 – Presentation of 5K medals
• 9:00 – Walk welcome activities
• 11:00 – Event concludes

Interested in becoming an event sponsor? Visit our sponsorship page, 
email or call 716-529-4390 for more information. 

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