Hudson Valley ChapterConnect. Support. Educate.

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. Just contact us at hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 

News and Information News and Information

 

PKD Foundation News and Announcements

 

What's New in PKD: A Day of LearningWhat's New in PKD 2015: A Day of Learning

On March 28, 2015, PKD Foundation Chapters were invited to participate in an exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States discussed topics that are important to PKD patients. This year's focus was complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Not everyone that has PKD will experience every complication associated with the disease however, understanding these issues will help you to be your best advocate when you visit your physicians.




 

A note from your Chapter Coordinator:


Join us at the 5th Annual Cocktails for a Cure on May 7 as we honor Diane Newman Kahn and show our appreciation for her volunteerism and support of the PKD Foundation. Diane has served the Hudson Valley Chapter and PKD community for over 11 years.


Sponsorships are now available starting only ay $250 and ad space in this year’s program starts at $25. To be a sponsor, donate a Silent Auction item, purchase ad space or volunteer at this event please email hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org

Thanks to everyone who made the 11th Annual Walk for PKD a success; we raised over $43,000 in 2014! We hope to see you at the 12th annual Walk for PKD on Sunday, September 20 in a new location at the Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, NY.


Interested in getting involved with the Hudson Valley Chapter? Join our next Chapter meeting on March 3rd at 7:30 p.m. in Peekskill, NY. Whether you would like to volunteer, need support, or just want to chat, you are welcome to join any of our Chapter meetings. A conference call option is available if you cannot attend in person. Email hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org for more information.

 


 

Chapter Resources

Are you in need of support or just looking to speak with another PKD patient, family member or caregiver? Sandy Grossman is our Support Leader and she will do her best to meet your needs and get you in touch with the right person. Contact Sandy at sgrossman4@gmail.com and let her know what you need!

Are you interested in PKD Advocacy? Concerned about PKD patients' needs being heard in Congress and the Senate? Please contact us for volunteer opportunities. 

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

   

Meeting Hudson Valley Chapter Meet & Greets!

Would you like the opportunity to meet others with PKD, receive or give support, share experiences, or learn about which medical professionals in the community specialize in PKD? Would you like to see more events happening in your local county or community? Interested in getting more involved with your local chapter?

The local volunteers of the Hudson Valley Chapter meet about every month, and are available for support and to share their experiences about living with PKD. If you would like to speak with someone, or attend a chapter get together, please email hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org.

Would you like to get involved with planning events?

Please let us know if you would like to help plan an event in your area, whether it is an educational meeting or a fundraising event, or if you would like to get involved in planning the Walk for PKD or Cocktails for a Cure events. Email hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org for more information.


Meeting Chapter Meetings

Chapter meetings are another opportunity for you to have your questions and concerns about PKD addressed. We will do our best to provide you with answers or direct you to someone that can assist you. Everyone is welcome! 

Although the Hudson Valely Chapter does not have any meetings planned at this time, we would still love to hear from you! If you have any questions concerning support meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinators, Josie and Darien at hudsonvalleychapter@pkdcure.org.

Check back for meeting updates!

 


 

CocktailsCocktails for a Cure

Thursday, May 7th

6 - 10 p.m.

Vintage Restaurant and Lounge 
171 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601
 

Join others in the Hudson Valley community as we honor Diane Newman Kahn and show our appreciation of her support of the PKD Foundation. Diane has served the Hudson Valley Chapter and entire PKD Foundation community over the past 11 years.

Your support will fund critical research to discover a treatment and cure for polycystic kidney disease. Join us for an evening of refreshing cocktails, delectable hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment by DJs from Alert Music Company as we toast to a cure for PKD. Click here for more information. 

$40 per person
Please register by May 1, 2015 

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2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Take on the Big Apple and run for PKD in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon to bring hope to those affected by polycystic kidney disease. The PKD Foundation is leading the fight to find treatments and a cure for millions of people worldwide who suffer from polycystic kidney disease. 

For more information or to express your interest in the team, email us at runforpkd@pkdcure.org.

 


Hudson Valley Walk for PKD

 

 

Walk for PKD    Save the Date

      September 20, 2015

  Rockland Lake State Park

 

       Registration Opens

           June 1, 2015

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What's New in PKD: A Day of LearningWhat's New in PKD 2015: A Day of Learning

On March 28, 2015, PKD Foundation Chapters were invited to participate in an exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States discussed topics that are important to PKD patients. This year's focus was complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Not everyone that has PKD will experience every complication associated with the disease however, understanding these issues will help you to be your best advocate when you visit your physicians.


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