Blog Archives: Getting Involved

Runner Profile: Champions Running for Dad

This year, Danita Dmetrichuk of Alberta, Canada, and Leanne Bartz of Seattle, WA, marked Father’s Day in a very special way, by running the Seattle Half Marathon in June to raise money for the Parkinson’s Foundation in honor of their fathers. Hear what drives these two Champions to run for Parkinson’s and get inspired to be a grassroots fundraiser for the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Foundation Team Joins Experts in Vancouver to Share Advances in Research and Care

Earlier this month, members of the Parkinson’s Foundation team joined thousands of movement disorder specialists in Vancouver. They were on site for the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, which brings together neurologists with expertise in Parkinson’s and similar diseases to share advances in research and care. During the congress, our team shared four posters highlighting Parkinson’s Foundation innovations.

Help Us to Thank Robin Elliott

For more than 20 years, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, now a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation, has been led by Robin Anthony Elliott. Just a few weeks ago, we honored Robin at our 60th anniversary gala, in recognition of his service to the community. Today, we say farewell to Robin and invite you to join us in thanking him for his many contributions.

Meet the Team Rock, Roll ‘n’ Running for Parkinson’s

Will you go the distance for Parkinson’s? At the Parkinson’s Foundation, we are building an inspiring team for the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and we’ve still got entries left! Coming up, we have eight runners taking on four of the popular Rock ‘n’ Roll series races nationwide. The series includes more than 20 races (5ks, 10ks, half and full marathons) all of which feature commemorative medals and live music.