Annual Atlanta Kidney Walk At Atlantic Station Raised Funds For Patients Throughout The State
ATLANTA, GA – The National Kidney Foundation of Georgia hosted the 2018 Atlanta Kidney Walk on Saturday, May 19 at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta. Thousands of people, who either have kidney disease or a connection to someone afflicted by the illness, came together to share experiences and support for Georgia kidney patients.
Dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients and donors, medical professionals, families and friends walked side by side, raising awareness for what is considered a silent killer. It’s estimated that one in seven American adults have chronic kidney disease.
LogistiCare, the nation’s largest non-emergency medical transportation broker, partnered with the National Kidney Foundation as the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Atlanta Walk. Over 200 local employees, family and friends registered. The organization is also a participant in more than two dozen kidney walks this year in cities throughout the U.S. In 2017 LogistiCare managed nearly 13 million trips to dialysis appointments; that is nearly 20% of gross trips.