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Brilliant Challenge

Will we reach our challenge goal of $100,00 this April? If so, Mr. Brilliant will match each dollar with a donation of his own!

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Parkinson's Awareness Month Begins Today

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! How can you get involved? Browse tips from PDF's 2011 Toolkit (or order your own free copy today) and check on our $100,000 challenge progress!


Join “The Parkinson's Pipeline: Treating Your Parkinson's” on Tuesday, April 12 at 1 PM ET

Each person experiences Parkinson’s differently.  So why should we treat each person the same exact way? Find out more by joining us online or by phone for this one-hour online seminar led by Michael Schlossmacher, M.D., of the University of Ottawa in Canada.
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Display the Parkinson’s Quilt

What’s a powerful way to show the impact of Parkinson’s? Bring the Parkinson’s Quilt to your neighborhood or visit the quilt while it’s on display in a community near you.

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Find a Display


Send a Letter to the Editor

Sending a simple letter to your local paper can be a wonderful way to alert your community about Parkinson's Awareness Month. What should you include? See our template and add in your personal story about Parkinson’s.
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month Toolkit

More tips and tools and news about the Parkinson’s Awareness Month Challenge are available through our website. Browse online or order a print copy of the toolkit so you can be ready to make an impact this April.
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Upcoming Parkinson's Community Events

Saturday, April 2
Steps for a Cure (Keene State Campus, NH)

Wednesday, April 6
Celebrate Spring (New York, NY)

Thursday, April 7
Parkinson's Disease: How Stem Cell Research Will Make a Difference 
(New York, NY)

Saturday, April 16
Parkinson's Unity Walk  (New York, NY)


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If you have or believe you have Parkinson’s disease, then promptly consult a physician and follow your physician’s advice. This email is not a substitute for a physician’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease or for a physician’s prescription of drugs, treatment or operations for Parkinson’s.