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Carfax, National Kidney Foundation Partner to Fight Kidney Disease By Encouraging Car Donations

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax has extended its support of the National Kidney Foundation by promoting the donation of used cars. For vehicles donated to the Kidney Cars program, Carfax makes the donation part of the vehicle's history by adding a record to the Carfax Vehicle History Report. The record includes links to the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Cars program websites.

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"This is a great way to support the efforts of the National Kidney Foundation while providing buyers and sellers with another valuable piece of information about a used car's past," said Larry Gamache, communications director at Carfax. "Kidney Cars is one of the country's largest vehicle donation programs and we encourage people to consider donating their cars to help this important cause."

For nearly 30 years, Kidney Cars has accepted vehicle donations to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. More than 100 vehicles are donated to the program every day.

"We are so glad to have the support of Carfax as we work to ease the burden of kidney disease through the patient programs and prevention initiatives our donated cars help fund," said Chad Iseman, Kidney Cars Director.

More than 26 million Americans have kidney disease.  Proceeds from donated vehicles finance the ways the National Kidney Foundation fights kidney disease, including extensive public and professional education campaigns, advocacy for patients and their families through legislative action, and supports kidney research to identify new treatments. 

An image of the Carfax Report with Kidney Cars information is available for use at http://news.carfax.com/image-gallery. For more information on donating a car to the National Kidney Foundation, visit www.kidneycars.org.

About Carfax (www.carfax.com)
Carfax is the vehicle history expert for used car buyers, sellers and the automotive industry. Carfax created the Vehicle History Report in 1986 and maintains the largest vehicle history database ever assembled, comprising over 11 billion vehicle records from more than 34,000 sources across North America. A Carfax® Vehicle History Report™, the most trusted resource for vehicle history information, is an essential step in the used car buying process. Get free Carfax® Reports from dealers wherever used cars are sold online or look for Carfax Advantage™ dealers in your area and say 'Show Me the Carfax'. For used car buying tips or to purchase a Carfax® Report, visit www.carfax.com.

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About National Kidney Foundation
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

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