Who We Are
Marion County Kidney Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals affected by kidney disease in Marion County Florida.
Through empowerment and innovation, we are committed to improving the well-being of persons with chronic kidney disease and our community. while being responsible stewards of our resources.
The Foundation provides micro-grants to assist local kidney patients experiencing financial hardship. Grants are available for prescription assistance, food, transportation, utilities, dietary supplements, and other essential items needed to ensure proper patients are able to continue proper care and treatment.
The foundation also offers the “Bridge to Transplant Grant” for Marion County kidney patients who are eligible to receive a kidney transplant, and meet all the criteria for listing for transplantation but have exhausted all other options for meeting the financial eligibility criteria for kidney transplantation.
The Foundation is committed to improving the well-being of persons with chronic kidney disease and our community. One of the ways in which this is accomplished is via materials and resources designed to educate patients, their families and the community.
The Marion County Kidney Association is 100% volunteer run organization. We are incredibly proud that 98% of our donations go directly to patients in need.
Your donations help support the hundreds of micro-grants MCKF provides to kidney patients in Marion County Florida. Additionally, through the help of our generous sponsors, we are able to provide eligible patients with the means to meet the financial eligibility criteria for kidney transplantation through our newly created Bridge to Transplant Program.