Sample Public Service Announcement (PSA)

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Use this template to draft a public service announcement (PSA), which can help generate more awareness about Parkinson’s or promote specific events in your community. Depending on the radio or television station, it may be read by an on-air reporter, or even by you. 

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Nearly one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, including [me; my friend; neighbor; relative etc.] living right here in [community name]. Parkinson's disease is chronic and progressive, meaning symptoms worsen over time. And there is not yet a cure. But there is hope in the promising research ongoing. And you can help. April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Make a difference this April by [donating to PDF at or attending (insert name of Awareness event, date and location)]. Join the fight by contacting the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation today at (800) 457-6676 or