North Texas 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 northtexaschapter@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

Education Meeting - What's New in PKD


Speaker: Benjamin D. Cowley, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Cowley is the Chief of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine and is the John Gammill professor in polycystic kidney disease at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the PKD Foundation.

Saturday, August 23
1 - 3 pm

Please register on link below!

 

 

Walk for PKD 2014Walk Season is Here!

Registration for fall Walks is now open. With more than 50 Walks across the country and the Virtual Walk, we can all unite to fight PKD.

Find Your Walk and Register Now!

 


Transplant Games of AmericaTransplant Games of America

 

We had an amazing time at the Transplant Games of America!  Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth and shared your transplant story with us.  Congratulations to everyone that participated in the games!

View Slideshow!


Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program - Benefit to the PKD Foundation

Did you know that every time you shop for groceries, you could be raising money to support PKD Research? YES you can! Every time you shop at a Kroger, you can help the PKD Foundation earn a piece of $1,000,000.00. Setting this up is easy. Click here to print a copy of the Kroger letter and learn how you can earn money towards a cure for PKD!

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Raising funds for the PKD Foundation is as easy as a trip to the grocery store! Enroll in two local programs who donate a percentage of your sales to fund important research.

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program

Every time you shop at Tom Thumb and use your Reward Card, Tom Thumb will donate a percentage of what you spend to the PKD Foundation. You can earn more research money to help treat or cure PKD without doing anything except buying groceries.

Registration is easy! Simply enroll for a Reward Card at the store's customer service desk and ask to have the PKD Foundation (number 6595) linked to your Reward Card. You can also complete this form and turn it in at the Customer Service desk. Each time you shop and use your Reward Card, Tom Thumb will donate 1% of your purchase to the PKD Foundation.

Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program
Raise funds for the PKD Foundation through the new Kroger Community Rewards Program! 

It's easier than ever to turn your family's food purchases into funds that support the mission of the Foundation. Simply register your Kroger Plus Card online, choose "PKD Foundation North Texas Chapter" #83213, and help end polycystic kidney disease each time you grocery shop. Get started today at www.krogercommunityrewards.com or click here for detailed registration instructions.

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings

 

Education Meeting - What's New in PKD


Speaker: Benjamin D. Cowley, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Cowley is the Chief of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine and is the John Gammill professor in polycystic kidney disease at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the PKD Foundation.

Saturday, August 23
1 - 3 pm

Register Today!

Baylor All Saints Hospital - Faxel Room
1400 8th Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Light refreshments will be served.

If you have questions or would like to connect with our Volunteer Chapter Coordinators, please email us at NorthTexasChapter@pkdcure.org.

Directions 
At 1400 8th Ave., turn west into the hospital entrance. Parking is to the right.  Enter at the entrance to Baylor All Saints Hospital.  The Faxel room is located on the right, past Starbucks and Volunteer Services.

 


North Texas Walk for PKD

Saturday, September 20
Southlake Town Square

For more information, click here!

Register Today

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Resources Resources

Latest Webinar

Dr. Howard WinokuerTalking to Your Children About PKD

May 19, 2014
Presented by Howard R. Winokuer, Ph.D.

Dealing with the reality of PKD is a very difficult situation. It is challenging to know how to talk to your children, even young adults, about PKD. As a result of attending this webinar, you will understand how to talk with your teen or young adult about PKD. Our presenter for this webinar is Howard R. Winokuer, Ph.D. Fran Towey, Jr., and his daughter Katie will also join us to share their story of being diagnosed with PKD as a teen.

Watch Now


Blogs

PKD Will Not Beat Me


Discussion Forums

PKD Discussion ForumsPKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.

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