Birmingham Chapter

With the help of PKD Foundation Chapters in cities across the country and beyond, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients who want to join in the fight to find a treatment and cure for PKD. There are jobs for everyone, big and small. Just contact us at birminghamchapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

PKD FoundationBirmingham Chapter

 

 

Chapter Info Chapter Info

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Local Events Local Events

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Chapter Info Chapter Info

Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Birmingham Chapter Website!  

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Recent News Recent News

PKD National Convention: Better TogetherBetter 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

 

Transplant Games of America

Houston, Texas
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! 

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Meetings Meetings

 

Event Planning Meeting

Tuesday, May 20

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Panera
161 Main Street
Hoover, 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 birminghamwalk@pkdcure.org


Local Events Local Events

 

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 birminghamwalk@pkdcure.org


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WebinarStraight Talk - Patients Share Their Unique Experiences with Dialysis and Transplantation

March 27, 2014
Presented by PKD Patients

Do you have questions about renal replacement? Is your physician telling you it is time to prepare for dialysis or transplant? If you answer yes to these questions, our latest webinar will help you be your best advocate as you enter the conversation about renal replacement with your health care team.

 

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Ashleigh White
Volunteer Chapter Co-Coordinator
Volunteer Walk Co-Coordinator
birminghamchapter@pkdcure.org

Jana Cox
Volunteer Chapter Co-Coordinator

Volunteer Walk Co-Coordinator
birminghamwalk@pkdcure.org

For General Information
Call 800.PKD.CURE (753.2873)

PKD Foundation Staff

Cindy LeBlanc
Chapter Relations Manager
ChapterRelationsManager@pkdcure.org
404-660-7915

Nicole Harr
Education Manager
EducationManager@pkdcure.org
816-268-8483

Sara Brown
Fundraising Events Manager
FundraisingEventsManager@pkdcure.org
816-268-8469

Sue Full
Walk for PKD Manager
WalkforPKDManager@pkdcure.org


Vehicle Donation

Donate Your Car In Support of the PKD Foundation

With just one phone call, you can turn your old vehicle into hope for treatments and a cure to end polycystic kidney disease. Save the time and hassle of selling your vehicle yourself and support the Foundation’s mission by calling 855.9PKD.CAR (855.9753.227). For more information, visit pkdcure.org/vehicle-donation.

You Shop, Amazon Gives 
Amazon.com just made it a lot easier for you to support your favorite charity. Now when you shop at AmazonSmile (a new version of the company’s website), Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the PKD Foundation. Select it as your charity of choice and support the Foundation’s mission to find treatments and a cure for PKD. Learn more at smile.amazon.com > 



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