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Make a Difference During Parkinson's Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

To find ideas, order a free copy of 30 Ways to Raise Awareness: A Toolkit for the Community. The toolkit offers tips and tools to:

Spread the Word

  • Hang a flyer or a poster in your workplace or office.
  • Change your Facebook profile picture.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
  • Send an awareness eCard.

Educate Yourself and Others

  • Display free PDF educational materials at your local library.
  • Offer to speak to local college or medical students about your life with Parkinson's disease.
  • Add your 'Make a Difference' photo or video to PDF's online campaign.
  • Watch PDF's PD ExpertBriefing with your support group.

Support the Cure

  • Get your classmates involved in the PDF Champions Campus Challenge to compete for two grand prizes!
  • Ask your company if they'll let employees dress casual for a $5 donation
  • If you have a business, contact PDF to participate in "Tulips Bloom for PD" fundraising program.
  • Double your difference. The Light of Day Foundation will match donations made to PDF in April for up to $100,000!

Order Promotional Tools

  • Posters, web banners and buttons.
  • Stickers and car magnets.
  • Fight Parkinson's bracelets.
  • Educational materials.

Order the Toolkit, 30 Ways to Raise Awareness

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