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 6pm (PT) to talk to a Person who has lived kidney disease.  

Department of Transportation passes law that people who text and drive are automatic organ donors. This law will make this mindless act of distracted driving benefit the 121,957 people who are on the waiting list for a life-saving organ. Read for full story here .

Life Without Limits
Nathan Gutierrez was raised to be independent. Born with Spina Bifida and needing to use a wheelchair his entire life, Nathan shares his inspiring story of how his parents and friends encouraged him to live a “normal” life. When his kidneys failed, he knew he would have another challenge but he didn’t let that stop him. Listen to his incredible journey of how he has overcome life’s obstacles and continues to pursue his goals for the future. Listen Now

Shine a Light on Kidney Disease
RSN is asking celebrities and public figures to help increase the awareness about CKD by decorating and autographing lamps that will then be auctioned online. Everyone is invited to join in the fun by decorating a lamp and sharing photos online using #shinealightkidney. See who's shining a light already. Click Here

Join Our Team at the Donate Life Run Walk!
Come Walk or Run with us on Saturday, April 26th in Fullerton, California.
Join our team and help us support the Donate Life Run/Walk benefiting the OneLegacy Foundation. We will also have a booth at the event so be sure to come by and say hello if you're already registered to walk with another team.

12th Annual Essay Contest Now Open!
Calling all writers. This year's theme is "Explain a Choice You’ve Made to Improve Your Health and How It Could Benefit Others". Don't miss this chance to share your experience to help others, remember that if you are one of the top three winners your essay will be published. The winner are awarded cash prizes.

RSN's Hope Shop!
Check out our new line of products on CaféPress. We have 10 NEW designs and dozens of items to choose from. Hats, hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, car magnets, even doggie-wear. All with hopeful messages.

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Patient HOPEline
(800) 579-1970
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(800) 780-4238



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