Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Birmingham Chapter Website!
Better Together at the PKD National Convention
June 20–22, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.
This June, the PKD community will unite in Kansas City for three days of relationship building, education and fun. Join us as we hear from experts in the field, including Gregory G. Germino, M.D. of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health and leading ARPKD expert Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D. Whether you are a PKD patient, caregiver or family member we know you will walk away from the Convention with new connections, friends and practical tips for managing your health or supporting a loved one.
Visit pkdcure.org/convention to register and learn more.
Transplant Games of America
July 11 - 15, 2014
The Transplant Games of America is a multi-sport festival event for individuals that have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. The games are more than an athletic event! They highlight the importance of organ donation and celebrate the lives of organ donors and recipients. For more information about the 2014 Transplant Games of America and to register to participate, visit www.transplantgamesofamerica.org.
The PKD Foundation plans to attend the 2014 games to celebrate with PKD patients that have received a kidney transplant, living kidney donors and their families. If you plan to participate, please take our brief survey!
Learn More About PKD
Visit our Learning Center at your convenience and learn more about topics important to PKD patients
Event Planning Meeting
Tuesday, May 20
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Panera161 Main StreetHoover, AL 35244
Join us as we discuss plans for the Walk for PKD scheduled for this fall. Volunteers are needed for both big and small jobs. Get involved today and help fight PKD! For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Ashleigh at email@example.com.
PKD Family Fun Day
Sunday, June 8
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Birmingham Barons Baseball Stadium
1401 1st Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
The Birmingham Chapter will be hosting a family fun day in the center field picnic terrace at the Baron's Baseball Stadium! The Baron's will be holding a silent auction during the game and all proceeds will go towards the Birmingham Walk for PKD on October 11th. Help us celebrate at our first fundraising event and learn more about how you can begin fundraising with your own team!
Children Admission Ticket: $19.00
Adult Admission Ticket: $23.00
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Ashleigh at firstname.lastname@example.org.