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PAN Alert: Save the Date: February 26, Parkinson's Day of Action

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) has received another important update from the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN) about advocating for research funding.


From PAN:

Join PAN on Wednesday, February 26, for the Parkinson's Day of Action. Parkinson’s advocacy leaders from across the country will be on Capitol Hill meeting with their Members of Congress and talking about the importance of supporting Parkinson’s research and services. Voice your support by calling your Members of Congress on February 26 between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.

How You Can Get Involved

We have made it easy to participate by providing you with quick talking points and contact information for your Members of Congress. All you have to do is mark your calendars, pick up the phone on February 26, and ask your Members to support a full repeal of the Medicare Therapy Caps and increased funding for Parkinson's research. Visit our Parkinson's Day of Action page for detailed talking points and links to more information.

Help Spread the Word

On February 26, we want Congress to be talking about Parkinson's disease. Please encourage your friends, family, support groups, and community to participate in the Parkinson's Day of Action. We’ve created Day of Action Flyers, including state-specific flyers, to help you spread the word to your network. Download your state flyer today!


PAN is the voice of the Parkinson's community in Washington, DC. In fiscal year 2014, PDF is supporting PAN with a grant of $200,000.

Source Date: Jan 28 2014