Northern Indiana Chapter

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. There are jobs for everyone, big and small. Just contact us at northernindianachapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

PKD FoundationNorthern Indiana Chapter

 

 

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Chapter Info Chapter Info

Welcome to the PKD Foundation’s Northern Indiana Chapter Website!

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Recent News Recent News

 

Better Together at the PKD National ConventionPKD National Convention: Better Together

 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

 

Transplant Games of America

Houston, Texas
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! 

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Meetings Meetings

 

Come join us! At our meetings, you will find a great group of caring, supportive people who all have been touched by PKD in some way and who are willing to share their knowledge of the disease. We also host guest speakers and leaders in the field of PKD that help us continue our ongoing educational awareness program. Check back for updates and upcoming meetings and locations. If you would like to connect with our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, please email Laura at northernindianachapter@pkdcure.org.  

 

Kidney Smart Class
Wed., April 9, 2014
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Learn from certified educators about your kidneys and kidney disease and what choices you can make to maintain better health. Learn about:

  • How kidneys function and the common causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • How medications, diet and nutrition work together to help keep you healthy
  • What treatment choices are available to you

If you are interested in attending Kidney Smart Classes, click here to learn more and to register.

 

Local Events Local Events

 

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Save the Date - 2014 Northern Indiana Walk for PKD

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Check back for more details. Registration will go live on May 1st!  


Plan your own Event!

All of the events that take place in the Northern Indiana PKD Foundation Chapter, large or small, happen because someone decided to organize them. We often receive checks from people who have put together a craft fair, bake sale, gotten their business to sponsor a casual day or any of a dozen other things. You can send your money earned to the PKD Foundation immediately (no need to hold it) and it will be deposited right away for you. Just let us know if you need help with any of this.

There are also people who have decided they have the time and energy to put on a major event or who are connected to a church or school group who help them put on a major event. Many other charities are starting to connect with sororities, fraternities, or other social organizations to put on an annual event and you can too!

If you have an idea for an event that you would like to put together, or if you have a business, church or community group that may like to get involved, please contact us at northernindianachapter@pkdcure.org and we'll help you get the ball rolling.
 


Media Media

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WebinarStraight Talk - Patients Share Their Unique Experiences with Dialysis and Transplantation

March 27, 2014
Presented by PKD Patients

Do you have questions about renal replacement? Is your physician telling you it is time to prepare for dialysis or transplant? If you answer yes to these questions, our latest webinar will help you be your best advocate as you enter the conversation about renal replacement with your health care team.

 

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Laura Moyer
Volunteer Chapter Coordinator
northernindianachapter@pkdcure.org

 

For General Information
Call 800.PKD.CURE (753.2873)

PKD Foundation Staff

Cindy LeBlanc
Chapter Relations Manager
ChapterRelationsManager@pkdcure.org
404-660-7915

Nicole Harr
Education Manager
EducationManager@pkdcure.org
816-268-8483

Sara Brown
Fundraising Events Manager
FundraisingEventsManager@pkdcure.org
816-268-8469

Sue Full
Walk for PKD Manager
WalkforPKDManager@pkdcure.org


Vehicle Donation

Donate Your Car In Support of the PKD Foundation

With just one phone call, you can turn your old vehicle into hope for treatments and a cure to end polycystic kidney disease. Save the time and hassle of selling your vehicle yourself and support the Foundation’s mission by calling 855.9PKD.CAR (855.9753.227). For more information, visit pkdcure.org/vehicle-donation.

You Shop, Amazon Gives 
Amazon.com just made it a lot easier for you to support your favorite charity. Now when you shop at AmazonSmile (a new version of the company’s website), Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the PKD Foundation. Select it as your charity of choice and support the Foundation’s mission to find treatments and a cure for PKD. Learn more at smile.amazon.com > 



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