Monthly Archives: April 2012

PDF Champions Friday!

Shop for Jewelry to Support PDF! In honor of April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month, www.emily-alice.com will be donating 15 percent of sales from her Dopamine Collection to PDF. Emily Alice’s professional homemade designs are inspired by science and in particular molecules. Please shop her site today to support Parkinson’s research! Thank for your being a PDF Champion, Emily! Remember: The Cure Begins With YOU!

Thursday’s Tip: PDF Champions

Fundraise Online! What is one of the easiest ways to collect donations for your PDF Champions fundraiser you may ask? Well, the answer is simple, through your PDF Champions fundraising webpage, of course. Personalizing your fundraising webpage is the key and will get you moving in the right direction. You can upload photos, share your story and email the link to your family and friends. For inspiration, check out PDF Champion Tanya Puckett’s webpage. Tanya completed the 2012 Albany Marathon in Albany, GA and raised $1,000 for PDF. Don’t forget that PDF has entries into the sold out 2012 Marine… read more Read More

Wednesday Picture Day: PDF Champions

Strike! Last Thursday, March 29, I had the pleasure of attending Ivory Latta’s First Annual Celebrity Bowl-A-Thon for Parkinson’s in Atlanta, GA! Earlier this year, WNBA star, Ivory Latta, became the Ambassador for our PDF Champions program. Ivory’s family has been touchrf twice by Parkinson’s. Her father was diagnosed a few years ago and her grandmother earlier this year. Ivory is truly dedicated to the cause and boy, does it show. Her enthusiasm during the Bowl-A-Thon was quiet remarkable. Although my bowling was far from impressive, the celebrity crowd definitely impressed. Ivory was joined by Marvin Williams (Atlanta Hawks), Sean… read more Read More

Tuesday’s Tip: PDF Champions

Volunteers, volunteers, volunteers! Minimize last-minute stress at your PDF Champions fundraising event. If your event calls for extra hands, recruit your friends and family for support Parkinson’s disease. Touch base with your volunteers one to two days before your event date to review details with responsibilities. Also, use this time to gather and organize any supplies you’ll need to ensure your event runs smoothly. Need to brainstorm or talk things through? That’s what I am here for! I am one call or email away. Remember: The Cure Begins With YOU!