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ParkinsonLink: March 2010

Every year, April is designated as Parkinson's Awareness Month - that's less than one month away! How can you make an impact this year? 

Here are just a few tips to help you to: spread the word, educate yourself and support the cure this April!  To find out more browse our full PD Awareness Month Toolkit.


Make Parkinson’s Official in Your Neighborhood!

Public officials can help by signing a proclamation that officially recognizes PD Awareness Month.  Copy this sample proclamation and contact your local officials today.
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Participate in PDF’s "30 in 30" Parkinson’s Awareness Month Event Challenge! 

Help us to hold 30 awareness-raising and fundraising events this April. We’ll help you – you’ll have access to fundraising tips and can set up your own web page on the PDF website!
Join the 30 in 30 Challenge!


Focus the Media on PD

Ensure PD gets the attention it needs with these tips and sample press release!
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Quilt for Parkinson’s

350 people from 43 US states and ten countries have already signed up for this awareness-raising project.
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Find More Tips!

Browse the full PD Awareness Month Toolkit online or order a copy today!


If you have questions about Parkinson's disease, our information specialists are available at (800) 457-6676 or you can ask the experts your questions directly on our website. View all of these stories and more at

Highlighted Item: Awareness T-Shirt

The votes are in!  Whose design won the PD Awareness Month T-Shirt Contest?!

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