News and Information
Central Ohio Chapter featured on WBNS-10TV
Sara Dietrich, daughter of Walk coordinator Autumn Dietrich, was featured on WBNS-10TV.
Delaware Hayes Freshman Sara Dietrich is an active member of the Pacers' Cheerleading squad and she competes in Track & Field. She does all of these while dealing with PKD. Watch the story!
PKD Patient Handbook
The newly updated PKD handbook is now available! The revised handbook has undergone extensive reviews and updating by PKD experts. Topics include PKD signs and symptoms, diet and nutrition, kidney failure, transplantation and more.
Download your digital copy today!
Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and sign up with your Kroger Plus card to have Kroger donate money to "Central Ohio Chapter PKD Foundation". It is very easy and costs you nothing. Simply follow the step by step instructions when registering online.
- Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with your Kroger card
- When it prompts you to enter a non-profit, choose 'PKD Foundation - Central Ohio Chapter' or just enter our organization number: 81918
- Start shopping!
Whenever you use your Kroger Plus Card, Kroger donates money to our local chapter. If you have participated previously, you will need to re-enroll for 2012/2013 fiscal year.
Local Events and 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!
We don't have any meetings scheduled at this time but we would still like to hear from you. If you have any questions concerning our Chapter meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Mandy at email@example.com.
Poker Run for PKD
10 to 5 p.m.
C&A Harley-Davidson Inc.7610 Commerce PlacePlain City, OH 43064
Join the Central Ohio Chapter for its first annual Poker Run for PKD to benefit the Central Ohio Walk for PKD. Enjoy an afternoon with a car and bike show, food trucks and kids activities to kick off the Poker Run for PKD. The Poker Run will begin at 11 a.m., with four stops along the way. Collect a card at each stop for a chance to win a prize at the conclusion of the ride. To learn more about the Poker Run, click here.
Central Ohio Walk for PKD
Walk Planning Meeting
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Join us as we start planning the Central Ohio Walk for PKD.
Let us know you're coming!
Oct. 15, 2016
Beautiful bracelets to support the Central Ohio Walk
Bravelets is donating $10 from every item purchased on their site. The proceeds will go to benefit the Central Ohio Walk. Learn More!
We have a new Volunteer Walk Coordinator! Connect with Autumn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latest Webinar Wednesday
Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."
Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.
Latest National Webinar
Presented by: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation CSO
Why does a drug therapy take so long to find? Hear from PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D. as he uses his decades of experience in drug development to explain the process as it relates to PKD.
Watch previous webinars here.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.