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With the help of our communities in cities across the country and beyond, we provide a forum for patients who want to join in the fight to find treatments and cure for PKD.
Connect with us to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.
Walk for PKD
Saturday, October 1
Park Road Park
Registration/site opens: 9:45 a.m.
We are excited to return to in-person events this fall, where you will be part of the largest gathering of the PKD community.
Sign up today and bring treatments to patients faster with 100% of each donation funding life-saving research at walkforpkd.org/charlotte.
If you have questions, email us at email@example.com.
The PKD Connect Conference (PKDCON) is an annual event that brings together every part of the PKD community—from patients and caregivers to researchers and physicians—to provide education, research updates, resources, and networking opportunities.
Session recordings from our 2022 event will be available in our Resource Library soon!
Now, as always, the PKD Foundation is committed to our mission of giving hope, advocating for patients, and building a community for all impacted by PKD. We'll continue supporting our community by providing important resources and timely updates on social media. If you have questions or need help navigating this unprecedented health crisis, we are here for you. Email or call (844) PKD-HOPE.
If you’re looking for a shoulder to lean on or want to help others from the safety of your home, our Peer Mentor Program is a great resource:
PKD Connect Ambassador
Karen Allen is a native of Kettering Ohio but has called Charlotte home since 1996. She has been working in the financial industry for 19 years. Karen enjoys traveling, hiking, tennis and golf in her free time. With the support of her husband Jeff and daughter Rachel, she excited to volunteer for the PKD Foundation and cultivate the PKD community in the Charlotte region.
Page last updated March 2022