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Tuesday’s Tip: PDF Champions

Fundraising on the JobA major portion of our days are spent at our places of employment. So when it comes to raising funds for Parkinson’s, why not start your PDF Champions fundraising there? Here are a few ideas … Double your money! Many employers offer matching funds programs. Check with your human resources department to see if your company offers matching gifts and then remind those who donate to you, to do the same. Give your blazer a rest! One of the more popular concepts in today’s busy business world is the casual dress day. Simply contact your human resources… read more Read More

Every Donation Makes A Difference

From Eddie Pelto, Director of Development The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) Parkinson’s Awareness Month Challenge was an incredible success. Throughout the month of April, we challenged our friends and supporters to help us raise $50,000 online, which would be matched by PDF’s Board of Directors for a total of $100,000 to fund a Parkinson’s disease (PD) researcher. PDF beat this goal and raised nearly $70,000 from our supporters. With the match gift from our board, the total raised was nearly $120,000. One of the researchers supported with the proceeds from the challenge is Sonia George, Ph.D., from the University of… read more Read More