See Your Impact
Watch videos of the stories you make possible through your support of the Parkinson’s Foundation.
See Your Impact
Because of supporters like you, we can continue to make life better for people with Parkinson’s and advance research toward a cure.
See the Stories You Make PossibleWhen you support the Parkinson’s Foundation, you make so much possible for our community. From research breakthroughs to educational programs to life-changing connections, you are pivotal to every aspect of the Foundation’s work.
Lou highlights her experience as a veteran who served in South Vietnam and her path to becoming a Parkinson’s disease (PD) advocate. In 2003, she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s as a result of exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange during her service. For the past 30 years, she has been sharing her Vietnam experiences with students and community groups.
Kathy McMurray was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 36. She speaks about the feelings of isolation and fear that came with her diagnosis, and how the Parkinson’s Foundation gave her a renewed sense of purpose, empowering her to live the best life possible.
Hear care partner Dean Clarke Taylor speak about the importance of specialized care and the need for greater understanding of Parkinson’s diagnosis, progression, psychological support and treatment.
Parkinson’s Foundation By The Numbers
$400 Million Invested
$400 Million invested in Parkinson’s Research and clinical care since 1957.
115,900 Free Kits
115,900 free, live-saving Aware in Care hospitalization kits distributed to help people get better care in a hospital since 2011.
Over $7.4M Awarded
More than $7.4 million awarded to support 579 community-based programs that make life better for people living with PD since 2011.