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Join us for the 2019 Bike to the Moon!

Bike to the Moon is a PKD Foundation of Canada annual fundraiser for both casual and serious cyclists, taking place June 21-24, 2019 in your own community and on your own route! Collectively, we aim to bike the distance to the moon (384,400 km) and raise critical funds for the Hereditary Kidney Disease Program at Toronto General Hospital.

Build relationships, have fun & make a difference in the Montreal PKD community!

Join the PKD Foundation of Canada's Montreal Chapter and help us spread awareness, support PKD patients and make a difference in our community.

Ongoing chapter activities include:

  • Annual Walk to END PKD fundraiser
  • Annual Music Heals benefit fundraiser
  • Other local fundraising events
  • Increasing awareness of PKD
  • Educational chapter meetings
  • Support groups & socials

The PKD Foundation of Canada chapters and the volunteers who lead them are the backbone of the polycystic kidney disease (PKD) community.

As a grassroots non-profit organization, the PKD Foundation of Canada prides itself in keeping administration costs low and impact high. In order to do this, we count on volunteers every day to help drive vital programs and awareness around Canada.

Sign up to become a volunteer below!


Meet Your Chapter Coordinator

Meet Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo

Luisa is the Montreal Chapter Coordinator. She was diagnosed with PKD at the age of 34. Despite living in constant pain, Luisa fights relentlessly to help the PKD community of Canada. She is focused on raising awareness and research funds in hopes of finding a cure.

Watch Luisa's full story:

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PKD Awareness Day: Video Challenge

Are you ready to take on the challenge? Help spread the word about PKD Awareness Day and what it's like to live with polycystic kidney disease! Record a short video with your smartphone and tell us your story...