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2x Your Donation!

When you donate to PDF by Wednesday, April 30, The Light of Day Foundation will match your donations for up to $100,000!

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PD Awareness

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month and YOU can make a difference. Browse tips and supplies from PDF.

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Online Seminars

Browse our library of more than 40 online seminars.

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Funding Research

Learn about the more than $5 million in research we are funding in 2014.

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Brain Donation: A Scientist's Gift to Science

How would you react if a loved one decided to donate his or her brain to science? In this essay, NY Times reporter Kate Zernike shares the story of her father's decision to do so.

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Your support makes the research of Dr. Hess and Dr. Earhart possible, allowing us to learn about the role of genetics and the potential of exercise in Parkinson's.


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PDF Champions: Walk for a Cure

Saturday, April 26, Circleville, OH

Join PDF Champion Teresa Riffle as she hosts the third annual Parkinson's Walk for a Cure in honor of her father and father-in-law who both lived with the disease. Proceeds will benefit PDF. 

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Community Events

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPAIR: PD Awareness Program (TN)
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPAIR: Womenís Media Center Live with Robin Morgan (Radio & Online)
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Urges Communities to Recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month

April 1, 2014

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) invites communities to recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month with help from its 2014 You Can Make a Difference Campaign, available on PDF's website at www.pdf.org/parkinson_awareness.

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