September 2022 PKD e-News
Welcome to the PKD Foundation of Canada's September e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD.
To view the e-News in French click here!
Register below for your city’s Walk to END PKD or choose to take the path less traveled and register for the Virtual Walk to END PKD!
The funds raised through our Walk to END PKD campaign go towards critical Canadian research and Fellowship funding, as well as strengthening our mission to promote programs of research, education, advocacy, awareness and support for those living with PKD.
The Montreal Alouettes and Ottawa Redblacks will be facing off for the Thanksgiving Classic! In collaboration with the Alouettes, we are happy to offer discounted tickets to the PKD community. With each ticket purchase, $5 will go towards supporting the PKD Foundation of Canada Montreal Chapter!
There's still time to try your luck at bingo nights at Market Brewing Company this month! We hope to see you on Thursday Sept. 22nd & 29th from 7pm-9 pm! Bingo books are $25 for 5 rounds, and $10 from each book sale will benefit the PKD Foundation of Canada.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the world’s most common, life-threatening genetic diseases. Your stories can help people paint a more powerful picture of PKD and the lives it affects.
Help give a voice to a widely unknown disease by sharing your story here.
You can read some of our Voices of PKD here!
The PKD Foundation of Canada and TAP are pleased to partner together to enhance and expand kidney patient support programs nation-wide! To learn about TAP’s Ambassador Directory, and their newest online service, ‘Patients Seeking Donors, click here!
Stay tuned in the coming days for more details on registration and event topics! We hope you can join us.
To learn how to build your personal campaign, click here!
We are grateful to CityTV Montreal for joining us at the Montreal Walk to END PKD earlier this month. On site, they interviewed multiple PKD patients and medical professionals to help shine a light on the impact of living with polycystic kidney disease.
This is wonderful exposure for the Montreal PKD community! Check out the full interview here!
To view the list of supporting communities, visit endpkd.ca/pkdawarenessday2022!
Read Kelly's story and and share your own at endpkd.ca/voices_of_pkd!
For more information, visit UHN's Living Transplant Podcast.
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Every gift - no matter the size - can make a difference in the fight against PKD. Please consider making a donation today.