Who We Are
The Marion County Kidney Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals affected by kidney disease in Marion County Florida. This is accomplished through financial support as well as education for patients, their families and the community.
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 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 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.
Over the course of the last 10 years, the Marion County Kidney Foundation has provided hundreds of micro-grants to kidney patients in Marion County Florida. Within recent years, the foundation has also created the Bridge-To-Transplant Grant program to provide the means for eligible Marion County kidney patients to meet the financial eligibility criteria for kidney transplantation. We are incredibly proud that as a 100% volunteer run organization, currently over 98% of our donations go directly to patients in need.