JOIN THE 37 Mile Challenge

Help build a world without kidney disease,
one mile at a time.

By starting a 37 Mile Challenge virtual Facebook fundraiser, you can have fun staying active, while helping the American Kidney Fund bring patients the education, resources and treatments they need to manage their disease.

The 37 Mile Challenge runs from October 1 - October 31, 2021. Join us today!

Join the 37 Mile Challenge

Run or walk 37 miles to raise $37,000 for kidney patients across the U.S. There are more than 37 million Americans living with kidney disease who need your support.

Join our Facebook group today to get started.

The Challenge Is Just The Start

When you join the 37 Mile Challenge, you’ll be connecting with a national community of like-minded supporters through our dedicated Facebook group. Start your fundraiser, track your progress and share words of encouragement—while fighting on all fronts to end kidney disease.

A World Without Kidney Disease

The funds you raise will have a direct impact on the fight against kidney disease, including these areas of impact:

  • Health care coverage to dialysis patients.
  • Financial assistance for treatment related costs.
  • Kidney education for at-risk individuals.


Fighting On All Fronts

In 2020, with the help of supporters like you, the American Kidney Fund has been able to help people fight the physical, emotional, and financial burdens of kidney disease.

Financial assistance

dialysis patients maintained critically needed health coverage

Life-saving treatment

dialysis patients were able to afford kidney transplants

Emergency assistance

people received support from AKF’s Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Highest rated kidney nonprofit

When you organize a 37 Mile Challenge to raise life-saving funds for AKF, you are making the greatest possible impact raising awareness and funding innovative programs at the American Kidney Fund.

97 cents of every dollar you raise go toward direct financial assistance, clinical research, advocacy, prevention activities, top-rated health educational resources and much more aimed at helping millions of people with kidney disease.