Parkinson's Advocates in Research
You can influence Parkinson's research. How? By working with Parkinson's Advocates in Research.
Display the Quilt
Display the Parkinson’s Quilt in your community to show the impact of PD on your community.
Sample Fundraising Letter
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Use this template to start to draft a fundraising letter , including details about your life with Parkinson's or information about your event.
City, State ZIP
Dear (Contact Name),
I am writing to ask for your support of the [name of your event]. I am organizing this event in [community name] on [date of your event] to raise funds for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF).
You can make a difference by supporting this event with the donation of [specific request for a donation or in-kind goods or service].
Did you know there are nearly one million people in the United States living with Parkinson's? I am organizing my PDF Champions event in honor of these individuals and their loved ones who are impacted each day by Parkinson’s, including [insert your personal story of why you are fundraising for PDF].
PDF supports research and ideas to improve the lives and futures of people touched by the Parkinson's. Since its founding in 1957, PDF has dedicated over $127 million to research, education and advocacy programs.
Every donation makes a difference in advancing PDF’s mission. Please help me reach my goal by donating today. [include information on how you will include sponsor names on promotional materials]. PDF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all gifts are tax deductible.
For more information about this event and how you can help, please contact me at [your phone number or email address]. For more information about PDF, visit www.pdf.org. Thank you for your time and consideration.