Supporting PDF

"Parkinson's doesn't just pick a family perfectly suited to dealing with the disease. It knows no favorites. We all need to be involved to find a cure." - Nancy

Will you help us to end Parkinson's disease?

Since our founding, PDF has invested more than $115 million in Parkinson's research and nearly $50 million to support national education and advocacy initiatives. Our investments have improved the lives of millions worldwide.

But we need your support to solve, treat and ultimately end Parkinson's.

Here's how you can join our fight.

Ways to Donate

Make a General Donation

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and checks. You can make a general donation in several ways:

Contributing to PDF online is easy and convenient.  Our online system is secure and will protect your personal information.
Donate online today


By Phone
Call us at (800) 457-6676.

By Mail
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
Download the donation form


By Fax
Fax to: (212) 923-4778
Download the donation form


Make Memorial or Honor Donation:
Donate in honor of a family member or friend.

Make a Monthly Donation:
A cost-efficient and easy way to make your contribution.

Fundraise for PDF: Become a PDF Champion!
Personally raise funds by joining walk-a-thons, running races, throwing parties or having recitals to benefit the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

There are Many Ways to Give:
Contribute through bequests, planned gifts, stock gifts, automobile donations, etc.

Why Give to PDF?

Parkinson's disease affects nearly one million people in the US who need a cure and treatments to ensure a better quality of life. Learn more about Parkinson's disease and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.  Your contribution will help us continue to fund essential research to find the cause(s) of and a cure for Parkinson's disease. With your generous gift, we can also bring quality services and educational materials to people who live with Parkinson's disease.

Fiscal Integrity

PDF understands how important it is that your donation is used effectively.  In recognition of the integrity of its programs and finances, PDF has been awarded the Charity Seal of Approval from the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

We invite you to review our most updated Annual Report, Audited Financials, and IRS Form 990 by browsing our financial information.

PDF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. PDF is a public charity exempt from federal income tax; our Federal Employer Tax ID number is 13-1866796.

PDF does receive corporate support and realizes both the value and responsibility inherent in developing corporate partnerships. To learn more about PDF’s guidelines regarding this issue, read our most recent policy on corporate relationships.