PKD Foundation MO
Founded in 1982, the PKD Foundation is the only organization, worldwide, dedicated to fighting polycystic kidney disease (PKD). The mission of the PKD Foundation is to promote programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease and improve the lives of all it affects. In addition to funding research, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients, family and friends through more than 60 volunteer-led Chapters across the country and the world. Additionally, the PKD Foundation holds it's signature fundraising event, the Walk for PKD, held each year, and the National Convention on PKD--the only conference in the world for PKD patients and medical professionals.