2022 Southern Colorado Kidney Walk
We are excited to be walking together once again for the 2022 Southern Colorado Kidney Walk and we hope you walk with us!
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors:
By participating in the 2022 Southern Colorado Kidney Walk you’ll let others know they’re not alone.
We need your help! Volunteer Opportunities are available for various shifts at the walk! Register here to volunteer at the 2022 Southern Colorado Kidney Walk
Have some Questions about the Walk? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to Learn More about what's happening this year!
See the Map for Parking and how to get there Here!
Get your team and fellow walkers involved and excited for the Walk! Check out our 37 day calendar to get movin:
Meet one of our Southern Colorado Kidney Walk Teams:
Audrey and Alex worked together at a local restaurant for several years, before Audrey became aware that Alex had a rare recurring autoimmune disease called Dense Deposit Disease. She only found out when Alex was notified he needed to go on the kidney waiting list. Audrey considered donating, but it was her understanding she was the wrong blood type. After almost 4 years of Alex being on the donor list and looking for a donor, Audrey recognized Alex's health was in critical condition, and became eager in helping Alex find a donor. Because of this effort, Audrey then found out about the Paired Exchange Program. The day Audrey found out about the program, she decided to put in her application to become a living donor. While completing the application process, she learned her blood type was actually O+... the exact blood type as Alex. Audrey then cancelled the paired exchange application, and began the application as a direct donor. Within just a few weeks, they had the green light for surgery! It has been three years since the surgery, and as of today there are no signs of the DDD recurring in Alex's system.
Walk with Audrey and Alex or donate to there team today!
Want to learn more about the 2022 Southern Colorado Kidney Walk Co-chairs? Click below to see there bios!
Make the most out of your time fundraising! Here are some ideas from one of our Top Fundraisers:
Unable to attend on Sunday, September 25, 2022?
No problem! This year we are offering options to your participation – join us in person or walk your way on your own time. 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 Walker Toolkit for easy ways to have fun, raise money and make a difference in someone’s life.
Your health and safety continue to be our number one priority. NKF’s staff, board of directors and healthcare advisors are closely monitoring the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. We are currently planning to host this event in-person on Sunday, September 25, 2022. Our safety procedures were created in accordance with state, local and federal guidelines. If a change to the current program needs to be made, we will provide you with detailed information on those changes and how we’ll be connecting the kidney community in that situation.
Please Note: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people with underlying medical conditions and older adults are especially vulnerable.
By attending an NKF Event, you acknowledge and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
Let’s have fun and help keep each other healthy.
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