Bike to the Moon with the PKD Foundation of Canada from June 21-24, 2019!
Build relationships, have fun & make a difference in the Edmonton PKD community!
- Annual Bike to the Moon fundraiser
- Other local fundraising events
- High Level Bridge Lighting for PKD Awareness Day
- Increasing awareness of PKD
- Educational chapter meetings
- Support groups & socials
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Meet Your Chapter Coordinator
Meet Sonia Chies
Sonia is the Edmonton Chapter Coordinator. She lost her mother to PKD in 2014. Her mother's dream was to find a cure for PKD by the time her grandchildren were older, and Sonia fights diligently to make that dream come true.
Watch Sonia's full story:
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