IROC's Community Engagement Workgroup members collaborate on a variety of projects. Our goal is to provide resources that are useful to patients and families facing chronic kidney disease.

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Summer camps

A list of summer camps especially for children with kidney disease and/or kidney transplants. Most camps are free or very low cost.



A list of scholarships especially for people with kidney disease and/or kidney transplants. Scholarships range from educational to general financial support and can be for patients, family members or medical caregivers.


Kidney Shields / Guards

The following information grew out of a question our members had: “does anyone know of a company that makes comfortable kidney guards?” We were surprised to find that there were so many options out there - from custom to off-the-shelf.