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Keith and Mary now

In Sickness And In Health

As we all rallied to raise awareness of kidneys and kidney health for World Kidney Day, and Salt Awareness in March, we shared the story of one devoted husband who gave the biggest gift of all to transform his wife’s life.

In his own words, Keith tells their story…

Sophia Rapley

Introducing Sophia

PKD Charity would like to announce a new starter, Sophia Rapley! Sophia Rapley will be covering Madeleine Martin’s maternity cover as our Community and Events Fundraising Manager.

Pam Hooley

Triumph Over Adversity...

What do you do when you’re diagnosed with an incurable disease and discover there’s nowhere to turn for information and support?

The solution for one PKD patient was to set up a charity!

Annie Smart

Volunteer Stories – Annie Smart

Our volunteers are crucial in helping us change lives. The roles are varied – from organising and hosting Meetups, volunteering at our Information Days, supporting our online communities and much more; they provide dedicated support to the PKD Community across the UK and we are so grateful for their tremendous support.

David Moris riding his bike

'Ride It! 2020’ for PKD Research

On 18th July, David Morris took on an incredible challenge, and cycled 1000 miles within 24 hours for PKD Charity in honour of his friend with polycystic kidney disease.

20K Challenge

2020 Thank you for taking on the PKD 20k Challenge The Insurance Surgery!

This summer Chris Pullan from The Insurance Surgery went the distance and took part in the PKD 20k Challenge by taking on two rides and clocking in a seriously impressive 67.85 miles!

Alan Greenberg

2020 Raise donations for PKD Charity when you shop with EasyFundraising

Easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for PKD Charity.

MarTech Tracker run

MarTech Tracker run their first company half marathon for PKD Charity!

On 29th March, Suzy Dunsford, Tim Nagle  and Emma Laing from MarTech Tracker will be taking part in their first company half marathon - the London Landmarks Half Marathon for PKD Charity.

Blood pressure measurement

Pioneering study of blood pressure in children and young people at risk of ADPKD

Professor Paul Winyard and colleagues have received a grant from Kidney Research UK to study blood pressure in children and young people at risk of ADPKD (autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease).


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