Kansas City Chapter
Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Kansas City Chapter Website!
Outstanding Fundraising Award
Presented to the Chapter that supports an
outstanding local fundraising program, including
hosting a successful non-Walk fundraising event.
Connect with the Kansas City Chapter on Social Media!
What can we do for you?
The Kansas City Chapter is here for YOU! Our Volunteer Coordinators plan education, support and fundraising events to support PKD families in the Kansas City area and to support the Mission of the PKD Foundation. It is very important to us to know how we can be of service to you and your family. Please connect with us if there is anything we can do for you. YOU are always welcome!
Let us know what interests you the most! We are always looking for topics for our support and education meetings! Take our brief survey.
Interested in volunteering? Let us know how you would like to be involved.
Or, email Chapter Coordinator, Nicole Harr, at KansasCityChapter@pkdcure.org!
Better Together at the PKD National Convention
June 20–22, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.
This June, the PKD community will unite in Kansas City for three days of relationship building, education and fun. Join us as we hear from experts in the field, including Gregory G. Germino, M.D. of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health and leading ARPKD expert Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D. Whether you are a PKD patient, caregiver or family member we know you will walk away from the Convention with new connections, friends and practical tips for managing your health or supporting a loved one.
Visit pkdcure.org/convention to register and learn more.
Transplant Games of America
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!
Chapter Support Meetings
Chapter Support Meetings are usually held at a Panera Bread location around the metro area. Check back for exact locations! These meetings are planned with YOU in mind. We welcome you to bring questions and concerns and we will do our best to provide you with answers or direct you to someone that can assist you. Everyone is welcome! Hope to see you next time!
Check back for updates!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 PM
1811 Village Parkway @ The Legends
Kansas City, KS 66111
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Overland Park, KS 66210
If you have a topic that you would like to discuss, email us at KansasCityChapter@pkdcure.org.
Chapter Education Meetings
Chapter educational meetings are held at the PKD Foundation located at 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Our goal is to provide up to date information for PKD patients. Guest speaker information will be updated once confirmed. We hope you will join us.
The Kansas City Chapter is planning our annual fundraising events for 2014! Please let us know if you are interested in joining our planning committees. Click here to tell us how you would like to be involved with our Chapter.
Save the Date!
Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament will be held on June 2, 2014 at Falcon Lakes Golf Club - click here for more information
Cocktails for a Cure will be held in the fall - check back for details!