News and Information
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!
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.
Cartridge World Fundraiser
Please join us in this easy ongoing fundraiser. We have partnered with Cartridge World in efforts to raise funds for PKD. All you have to do is bring in your used laser and inkjet cartridges to the Cartridge World located on Monroe Street and tell them you want to recycle them for PKD. Cartridge World will donate $1 - $3 for every cartridge you bring in. This is an easy fundraiser and environmentally friendly!
Only Valid at:
5200 Monroe St. Plaza
Toledo, OH 43626
Local Events and Meetings
The Toledo Chapter does not have any local meetings scheduled at this time but we do want to hear from you. If you have questions or would like to connect with our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, please email us at email@example.com.
Meetings can consist of featured speakers on PKD, Chapter planning, and time for sharing what is happening in our PKD lives. Please check back for updates!
Toledo Walk for PKD
Saturday, September 13
For more information, click here!
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.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.