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National Kidney Foundation of New England

Address:  85 Astor Ave Ste 2
Norwood, MA 02062-5040
Phone:  781) 278-0222
Toll Free Phone: (800) 542-4001
Fax:  (781) 278-0333
E-mail:  [email protected]
Website: Website
Services:  One in 9 people are affected by kidney disease. In Maine that is more than 100,000 people. The NKFM organization provides direct financial assistance to people on dialysis. It also offers preventative FREE Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) health screenings across the State of Maine. To educate it offers a program called Kidneys in the Classroom (KIC) to kids in grades 3-5. KIC outlines where an individual's kidneys are, what they do, and living a healthy lifestyle to keep the kidneys healthy. The NKFM also distributes brochures to people interested in learning more about kidney disease.

The National Kidney Foundation of Maine has been working to grow within the communities of Maine. Over the past 2 years The NKFM has distributed over $110,000 in direct financial assistance to patients for food, medication, transportation, and utilities.

Healthy Community Coalition

Founded in 1989, Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is an affiliate of the Franklin Community Health Network with a mission of promoting health and well-being in Franklin County and neighboring towns, including Livermore Falls.