Marion and Jack's Journey with Kidney Disease

Meet Marion and Jack, our fundraising heroes. Jack was just two years old when he was diagnosed with Henoch Schönlein Purpura (HSP). Marion talks about his diagnosis, the trials they faced and how their lives changed. They now brave the Best Foot Forward Challenge together, to support kidney patients and their families. Read more

Anjanaben's story

Anjanaben shares her transplant story with the National Kidney Federation. Read more

Chetna's Story

In a heartfelt story of love, Chetna Reay, reflects on a journey towards becoming a living kidney donor for her diabetic mother. Read more

Savvas and Anna's Story

Savvas Demetriou and Anna Demetriou's intertwined journey is a poignant story of overcoming challenges and embracing hope. Read more

Paige's story

Paige Spiller shares how she was diagnosed with Renal Tubular Acidosis and why she decided to take on a 50 mile walk to raise money for the National Kidney Federation. Read more

Lily's story

Lily pens a letter to the NKF to tell us her grandfather's story and how she came to fundraise with her friend in support of the NKF. Read more

Ethan's Story

"Without doubt dialysis brings a multitude of physical and emotional feelings throughout the journey. I consider myself very fortunate to only experience dialysis for a year and six days before getting ‘the phone call’ letting me know a kidney is available for a kidney transplant." Read more

Christy's story

Christy shares her transplant story with the National Kidney Federation. Read more

Liam's story

“My name is Liam Innes, and I received a life-saving kidney transplant on 23rd June 2013. As I approach the eighth anniversary of my transplant, I wanted to share my story with the National Kidney Federation and express my gratitude to my donor and their family." Read more

Tracey's story

Tracey Thompson, 43, from Walsden has celebrated with her mum every year, for five years to mark the occasion of becoming a live donor through a Living Donor Kidney Sharing Scheme and her mum receiving the precious gift of life. Tracey shares their story with the National Kidney Federation. Read more

Claire's story

Claire Rogers shares her kidney transplant story with the National Kidney Federation. Read more

AJ's story

Former Royal Air Force Chef and Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) patient, AJ Roberts, received a lifesaving kidney transplant in July 2020, after being on the pre-emptive transplant list for just three days. Read more