Get by with a little help from my Friends (and Family)…

It’s Walk Talk Wednesday and today we would like to shout-out to our Top Family and Friends Teams from across the country for the Spring 2012 Kidney Walk season.  A special congratulations to our Top Family and Friends Team,  Keepin’ It Renal, who participated in the Duluth Walk.  You may recall the picture in this post of the support they received all the way from Afghanistan.  Keepin’ It Renal raised $18,394 to support the 2012 Kidney Walk!!! Thank You Keepin’ It Renal!

Below is a full list of our Top 25 Family and Friends Teams from the Spring Season.

Event Name Event Date Team Name  Total
2012 Duluth Walk 5/19/2012 Keepin’ It Renal  $18,384.13
2012 Northern New Jersey Walk 4/29/2012 Kidneys4Life – Team HUMC  $18,216.00
2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk 5/6/2012 Team Hartman  $15,855.00
2012 San Diego Walk 5/5/2012 The Jaywalkers  $12,735.00
2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk 5/6/2012 Walking for John  $11,835.00
2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk 4/29/2012 Mookie’s Journey  $   9,589.92
2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo 5/20/2012 Tommy’s Army  $   8,901.70
2012 Long Island Walk 6/10/2012 412 Days  $   8,484.61
2012 Silicon Valley Walk 6/9/2012 Team “Fred”  $   8,440.00
2012 Long Island Walk 6/10/2012 Jo & Jo ‘4’ Life  $   8,311.00
2012 Northern Virginia Kidney Walk 4/22/2012 jimZjinzo  $   7,995.00
2012 Syracuse/CNY Walk 4/29/2012 Team Kenyon  $   7,776.10
2012 Carolinas Kidney Walk 4/14/2012 Stephanie’s Hart  $   7,690.00
2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk 4/29/2012 Fionn’s Fighters  $   7,550.00
2012 St. Louis Walk 4/28/2012 The Mismatched Antigens  $   7,315.01
2012 Duluth Walk 5/19/2012 The Buzzing Fistulas  $   7,093.68
2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk 4/29/2012 Team Gavman!  $   6,708.00
2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo 5/20/2012 God Had Angels  $   6,470.00
2012 Orange County Walk 5/12/2012 Melanie Ackerman  $   6,059.00
2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo 5/20/2012 Shelley’s Gene Team  $   6,000.00
2012 Syracuse/CNY Walk 4/29/2012 Kidney Bean’s  $   5,944.00
2012 Northern Virginia Kidney Walk 4/22/2012 Team Trey  $   5,879.00
2012 Central New Jersey Walk 6/3/2012 TEAM LEVY  $   5,871.00
2012 Miami Walk 2/19/2012 GiftedLife498  $   5,797.00
2012 Orange County Walk 5/12/2012 Hunter’s Helpers  $   5,726.00

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Corporate Team Winners!

It’s Walk Talk Wednesday and today we would like to recognize our Top Corporate Teams from across the country for the Spring 2012 Kidney Walk season.  A special congratulations to our Top Corporate Team Z-Team who participated in the Northern New Jersey Kidney Walk.  Z-Team raised $35,335 to support the 2012 Kidney Walk!!! Thank You Z-Team!

Below is a full list of our Top 25 Corporate Teams for the 2012 Spring Kidney Walks.  Check back next week when we recognize our Top Friends and Family Teams from the Spring Season!

Event Name Event Date Team Name Total
2012 Northern New Jersey Walk 4/29/2012 Z-Team $35,335.10
2012 San Francisco Walk 5/6/2012 Alvarez & Marsal $25,147.00
2012 Silicon Valley Walk 6/9/2012 AFFY Cares $23,071.00
2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo 5/20/2012 Michigan First S.W.A.T.T. $19,127.00
2012 Long Island Walk 6/10/2012 ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC $16,686.00
2012 Dallas Walk 4/21/2012 U.S. Renal Care Home Office $14,416.00
2012 Atlanta Kidney Walk 5/19/2012 Emory Transplant Center – Walking for Meg $12,579.80
2012 Northeast Ohio Walk 6/10/2012 Bendix $11,897.00
2012 Greater Lansing Walk 6/9/2012 CASE Kidney Stones $11,772.87
2012 St. Louis Walk 4/28/2012 Midwest Nephrology $11,693.01
2012 Silicon Valley Walk 6/9/2012 BPG Properties, Ltd $11,355.00
2012 Dallas Walk 4/21/2012 Team DNA-Dallas Nephrology Associates $11,064.91
2012 Fort Worth Walk 3/24/2012 Davita Rx $8,361.00
2012 Northeast Ohio Walk 6/10/2012 Team Clark Reliance $8,035.00
2012 Atlanta Kidney Walk 5/19/2012 Southwest Atlanta Nephrology $7,900.06
2012 Silicon Valley Walk 6/9/2012 CBRE $7,745.00
2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo 5/20/2012 Emily’s Team $7,648.90
2012 Miami Walk 2/19/2012 Saints & CINers $7,618.00
2012 Atlanta Kidney Walk 5/19/2012 The Renal Ramblers $7,506.00
2012 Carolinas Kidney Walk 4/14/2012 Enterprise Services Cares $7,375.00
2012 Carolinas Kidney Walk 4/14/2012 KIDNEYS R US $7,345.27
2012 Atlanta Kidney Walk 5/19/2012 onPeak & onPoint for NKF $7,238.92
2012 Northern Virginia Kidney Walk 4/22/2012 Spiderman and His Amazing Friends $7,032.92
2012 San Antonio Walk 4/14/2012 Love Your Beans $6,816.32
2012 San Diego Walk 5/5/2012 Team Procopio $6,425.00

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Drum Roll Please…

Happy Friday! We were just too excited to wait until next Wednesday to recognize our Top Fundraisers from across the country for the Spring 2012 Kidney Walk season.  These walkers utilized our online fundraising tool, sent emails to friends and family members, asked everyone for support, and made a personal donations to ensure they not only reached their goals, but also surpassed them.

A special congratulations to our Top Fundraiser Barry Zeller who participated in the Northern New Jersey Kidney Walk.  Barry raised $26,986 to support the 2012 Kidney Walk!!! Thank You Barry!  Below is the list of our Top 25 Fundraisers from the Spring Season.

TOP 25 FUNDRAISERS from KIDNEY WALK 2012

Name Kidney Walk Total Raised
Barry Zeller 2012 Northern New Jersey Walk $26,986.00
Janet Hartman 2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk $11,935.00
Danielle Moody 2012 Dallas Walk $11,789.00
Christopher Cavallaro 2012 Long Island Walk $11,480.00
Steve Maupin 2012 San Francisco Walk $11,229.00
Mark Laraia 2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk $9,559.92
Jody Eff 2012 Long Island Walk $7,102.00
Lydia Darnell-Shine 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo $6,470.00
Jeffrey Stein 2012 Long Island Walk $6,457.61
Fionn Blevio 2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk $6,350.00
Daniel Zivian 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo $6,000.00
Brooklyn Beattie 2012 Duluth Walk $5,619.13
Tommy Brandon 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo $5,571.70
Sheila FitzPatrick 2012 Silicon Valley Walk $5,145.00
Carole Soloff 2012 Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Kidney Walk $5,000.00
Myra Burke 2012 Houston Walk $5,000.00
Trey Lewis 2012 Northern Virginia Kidney Walk $4,978.00
Margaret Ryan 2012 Atlanta Kidney Walk $4,968.92
Dave Adams 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo $4,955.00
Alice Thompson 2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk $4,730.00
Tara Wright 2012 Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo $4,714.00
Samuel Kenyon 2012 Syracuse/CNY Walk $4,299.50
Debi Kahn 2012 Northern New Jersey Walk $4,221.00
Michael Walker 2012 Central Valley Walk $4,204.00
Sarah DeCerbo 2012 Baltimore Kidney Walk $4,175.00

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the Spring 2012 Kidney Walks. We can not do what we do without you. Check back next week for highlights on Top Teams!  And remember to follow us on Twitter @NKF #kidneywalk.