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2023 Northern California Kidney Walk

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2023 Northern California Kidney Walk
Sunday, June 11 |  Pay Pal Park


One simple step can change a life.


The Northern California Kidney Walk is back! This Walk includes participants from our previously held San Francisco, Silicon Valley and East Bay Kidney Walks.  Join as as we return to our previous spring date in our new unique location, the AMAZING PayPal Park in San Jose!

The Northern California Kidney Walk builds hope for a future without suffering—for every person in this fight. Are you with us?

By participating in the 2023 Northern California Kidney Walk, you’ll let others know they’re not alone. 

Important Walk Day Information
Please note, PayPal Park is a private venue and there are new event details and security protocols. We've highlighted a few below, but be sure to view our Walk Day FAQ Sheet for all the details. 

Do I have to register? What about my kids and family members? Yes! PayPal Park requires everyone to register, including family members of all ages. On-site registration will be available, but save time and register online! 

What are the security protocols? Please expect to go through a security screening, similar to if you were going to a game or event. 

Can I bring food and beverages? No, outside food and beverages are not allowed. Water fountains are accessible in the stadium, so please bring reusable containers. There will also be water stations along the route. Concessions will be open; food and beverage are available for purchase.

Can I bring my pet? No, the only animals allowed inside PayPal Park are service animals. Please do not bring any pets.

Where do I Park? Free parking is in the Audi Lot at the end of Earthquakes Way. It is first come, first serve with ample ADA parking.

What's the route? The walk will be inside PayPal Park, on the 1st floor concourse. 12 laps = 5k!

What else do I need to know? Download this Walk Day FAQ to learn more!  

Help spread the word: Click here to download an event flyer

Contest Corner

The 37 Day Calendar is back, filled with activities and contests! 
Download the full calendar and get started today

Week 5 - Activities and Challenges 
  • 6/2 - Fri-YAY Contest sponsored by Satellite Healthcare! Every team that raises $1,000 today until 6/4, is entered to win a TEAM SUITE at the Walk!
  • ​6/3 - Post a photo of who you walk in honor of
  • 6/4 - One Week Countdown to walk... send a reminder today!
  • 6/5 - Fast Fact Fundraise! Share a kidney fact on social media - don't forget to link to your team page!
  • ​​​​6/6 - Get your walk plan together for Saturday!
  • 6/7 - #WalkTalk Wednesday Get some last-minute tips! Q&A @ 5PM Click to join the Zoom.
  • ​​​​6/8 - Send another reminder email to friends and family.

Dialysis & Corporate Teams: Check out Dialysis Team and Corporate Team Challenges.  The top fundraising team in each division will win the title and traveling trophy! Click on the links below for all the details. 

Dialysis Team Challenge  Corporate Team Challenge 


Unable to attend on Sunday, June 11, 2023?
No problem! You are always welcome to walk on your own time. You can utilize our app to connect with other walkers in your area and across the U.S. who are choosing to walk the same way!  No matter how you choose to walk we will all be united by our belief in the need for better care and longer lives for kidney patients – for YOU and the ones you love.

The Best Part…
Getting started is the same no matter which option you choose!

  • Register today to start fundraising.
  • Personalize your kidney walk page
  • Get creative: check out the Fundraiser Toolkit for easy ways to have fun, raise money and make a difference in someone’s life.

Are you ready to pledge your support?

We can't wait to see you at the 2023 Northern California Kidney Walk! 

Access your Kidney Walk Toolkit HERE!

raised of $235,000 goal

Sunday, June 11, 2023
Festivities Begin: 9:00 am


PayPal Park
1123 Coleman Ave San Jose, CA 95110

Joe Grubbs
818.783.8153 x542

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Top Fundraisers

Holly Micheletos
$8,890 raised
Rick Barnett
$4,421 raised
Patty McCormac
$4,025 raised
Geri Rincon
$3,340 raised
Doug Marschke
$2,475 raised

Top Teams

Team Nick
$15,070 raised
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Top Companies

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$7,890 raised
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$2,455 raised
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$1,973 raised
Countdown to Kidney Walk! 
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