Renal Support Network (RSN) is a nonprofit, patient-focused, patient-run organization that provides non-medical services to those affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD). Learn more about us and our Programs and Services.  Call our Hopeline (800) 579-1970 (toll-free) Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm (PT) to talk to a Person who has lived kidney disease.

Chasing Motocross; How to Care for Yourself and Your Dreams
Jedidiah Rodriguez has lived with kidney disease since he was a child and has a fascination with racing and motorcycles. He found the perfect job. As a professional mechanic for a motocross team he fulfills his passion traveling to over 200 days a year with dialysis machine in tow. You may catch a glimpse of him on AMA Super Cross Series MX Sports. He shares with Lori how he cares for himself and communicates to his coworkers about his illness. He says, "taking care of yourself is difficult at times but the more you do it the easier it gets." Listen to this Interview

Pave' Kidney Necklace
Surprise someone special with a Pavé Kidney Necklace. Our sparkling Kidney Pavé Pendant is set with rhinestones with elegant symmetry. Click for more details.

17th Annual Renal Teen Prom
RSN's 17th Annual Renal Teen Prom on January 17th 2016 was so much fun. View pics click here.  Video to come.  Eliott Yamin and RO SHON gave amazing performances. RSN is a fan for life!   

Gratitude of Living, Treating, and Caring
Gratitude of Living, Treating and Caring: a CKD Survivor Fundraising Campaign. Please consider donating $1, $10 or $100 for each year you or someone you have cared for has survived chronic kidney disease and post a message on our website. Click for more details.

Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter
The latest Live&Give Newsletter, the "Inspiration Issue" is out. Arriving now at locations around the country. Make sure your dialysis and/or transplant clinic has theirs, share and read online, and print as many copies as you'd like for yourself and friends. Read Now

Latest Posts from the RSN Blog

02/04/2016 Happy Creatinine - Celebrating Five Years

CREATININE! Everyone who has had a kidney transplant knows the importance of this number. After blood is drawn, we eagerly await the lab report and we are hoping to see a good creatinine number.>>


01/25/2016 "Once Upon a Prom" RSN Creates Magic for First-Time and Returning Guests

A "Magic Castle" stage backdrop, lighted umbrellas hanging upside down from the ceiling, and elaborate lighted castle/moat centerpieces were special touches to make the room beautiful.  Held at the Glendale Hilton on Sunday, January...>>


01/13/2016 Princess for a Night

There is no greater feeling than helping someone feel pretty and confident about themselves. In preparation for the 17th Annual Renal Teen Prom, young ladies who are battling the same illness as me got to choose the perfect dress for Prom night.>>


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