The Alabama Kidney Foundation hosted its 36th Annual Montgomery Kidney Walk & Celebration on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Riverwalk Biscuits Stadium Downtown Montgomery. Over 500 participants attended this year’s event and helped the Foundation raise a record breaking over $188,000 for local area Alabama kidney patients in need!

Congratulations & special thanks & appreciation to our Honorary Chairs, David & Susan Ingram, all corporate sponsors, walk team captains & walk team members, individual donors who helped us exceed our 2022 Montgomery Walk & Celebration fundraising goal of $165,000 – the highest goal to date!

For information on how to get involved with the 2023 Montgomery AKF Kidney Walk & Celebration in May 2023 (Exact Date TBD) please contact Shannon Morrell, AKF Middle Alabama Regional Director, at shannon@alkidney.org.

Early Bird RegistrationOverall Winner
Dorothy Webster – White, Team Hyundai
Angela Underwood, Team Jesus

Top Overall Producers:
David & Susan Ingram, Team Jack Ingram Motors
Denise Mitchell, Team D’Jazz
Loretta Burns, Team Kidney Lovers – Montgomery County Commission
Dorothy Webster-White, Team Hyundai
Rodney Zeigler, Team OMEGA

Top 5 Corporate Team:
Team Jack Ingram Motors

Top 5 Teams without Corporate Funds:
Team D’Jazz

Team Week Contest Team Winner:
Team D’Jazz

Team Week Contest Individual Winners:
Denise Mitchell
Rodney Zeigler
Roberta Collins

Special Thanks
2022 Honorary Walk Chairs, Mr. & Mrs. David & Susan Ingram, Jack Ingram Motors
2022 Honorary Walk Patient Chair, Miss Charlie Belle Jacks & her parents Mr. & Mrs. Ryan & Megg Jacks
Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed & First Lady Tamika Reed, City of Montgomery
Montgomery County Commission, Loretta Burns & Staff,
Montgomery Biscuits Stadium, General Manager Michael Murphy & Staff

State Kidney Walk Sponsors:
Poarch Band of Creek Indians
UAB Medicine & Transplant, Martha Tankersley & Staff

2022 Alabama Kidney Foundation Montgomery Legacy Advisors:
Dr. Melanie Halvorson, Renal Associates of Montgomery, P.C.
Mr. Jim Wilson III, Jim Wilson & Associates
2022 Alabama Kidney Foundation (Middle AL) Board of Directors members:
Mr. Rodney Zeigler, Alabama Department of Insurance

2022 Montgomery Local Board of Advisors:
Montgomery Local Board of Advisors – Roberta Collins, Ruth Crenshaw-Love, Terry Houser, Shelia Judge, Barbi Lee, Maggie Ross, Angela Underwood, Betty Woolfolk, Bernita Zeigler, Rodney Zeigler

Food & Beverage Sponsors:
Blue Bell Ice Cream, Buffalo Rock of Montgomery, Chappy’s Deli, Costco, Golden Flake, Jack’s, Krispy Kreme, Sam’s Club, Subway (Prattville), Starbucks

Prize Sponsors:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Bama Lanes Prattville, Ben’s Car Wash, Home Depot (Montgomery & Prattville), Lowe’s (Enterprise & Prattville), Montgomery Biscuits Baseball, Prattville AXE, Preister’s Pecans, Escapology, Troy University Athletics – Football, David Bronner & RSA of Alabama (Battle House Mobile & Shoals Marriott), SMASH It Prattville, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery

Participation and support of the event:
Montgomery Area Dialysis Clinics: DaVita, DCI Dialysis, Fresenius, Physician’s Choice Dialysis, 2022 Media Partners – Alabama News Network – Townie Bulmer & Steffanie Patterson Alabama News Network News Department – Producer Josh Rainey & Staff, Cumulus Media, MIX 103 – Melissa Bowman & Debbie Baldwin, WSFA NBC 12 News, John Freeland Photography, Meredith Cooper Photography, Kayla McGuire at Southern Balloons, OMEGA Psi Phi Fraternity, Beta Alpha Gamma Christian Fraternity, Tau Rho Mu Christian Sorority, Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Kohl’s Eastchase Kohl’s Cares Volunteer Staff, DJ Rick Hendrick, Dynamite Magic & Balloons, & Space Walk Montgomery, Legacy of Hope & Ann Rayburn & Staff, , Empower Fitness Camp and Chris Clinkscale, Walker 360 & Felicia Riley & Staff, Wal-Mart – Neighborhood Market Montgomery, and OF COURSE all of our 2022 AKF Montgomery Kidney Walk & Celebration Walk Chairs, Corporate Sponsors, Team Captains, Walkers, Donors and Volunteers!

2022 CORPORATE SUPPORT

Corporate Sponsors ($10,000)
Mr. & Mrs. David & Susan Ingram / Jack Ingram Motors
Fresenius Kidney Care
Montgomery County Commission

Corporate Sponsors ($7,500)
Poarch Creek Indians

Corporate Patron ($5,000)
Hyundai
Lee County Commission
Renal Associates of Montgomery

Corporate Friends ($2,500 +)
Baptist Health
Servis First Bank
UAB

Corporate Supporters ($1,000 +)
AALOS
AES Industries
Akebia
Alfa Foundation
Aronov
Azura Vascular Care
Care A Van Transport
CAFFCO
DCI Dialysis
GMC
Jim Wilson & Associates
Knox Kershaw Inc.
Lowder Family Foundation
City of Montgomery & Mayor Steven Reed
Montgomery Kidney Specialists
Pentec Health Renal
Peterson & Williams Funeral Home
Phillips Riley Funeral Home
Physician’s Choice Dialysis
Southern Poverty Law Center
WCOV FOX 20 TV
Young Contracting

Corporate Backers ($500 +)
Adams Drugs
Beasley Allen Law Firm
Jackson Thornton CPAs & Consultants
Dr. McIntyre & Family
Montgomery, Prattville, Pike Road Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Montgomery City Charles Councilman Jinright
Wind Creek Hotel & Casino – Montgomery
Wind Creek Hotel & Casino – Wetumpka

Corporate Backers ($250 +)
Alabama Power
Alabama Power Service Organization
Central AL Electric Co-Op