Display the Quilt
Display the Parkinson’s Quilt in your community to show the impact of PD on your community.
Sample Event Listing
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Use this template to draft an event listing or alert for your local paper.
Headline: [Your Group Name] Hosts [Event] for Parkinson’s Awareness at [Location] on [Day of the Week, Date]
WHAT: [Group Name] is inviting the community to attend [event] in recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month at [location] on [day of the week, date.] Insert two to three more sentences describing your event.
WHO: Insert the name and a brief description of the event organizer.
WHY: April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Nearly one million people in the US currently live with Parkinson’s, including [insert your personal story of why you are organizing this event in your community.] Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder. Although promising research is being conducted, there is currently no cure for Parkinson’s.
WHEN: Insert the day of the week, date and time of your event.
WHERE: Insert the name of the location and address where your event will take place.
TO LEARN MORE: For more information about the event, contact [your name, phone number, email address and/or website.] For more information on Parkinson’s and how you can help make a difference, contact the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) at (800) 457-6676, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.pdf.org.