It’s Parkinson’s Awareness Month! How can you make a difference? Get advice from the PD pros and double your difference through the The Light of Day Foundation $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge!

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Share: Greg Paints the Town … with Posters!

What’s a powerful way to raise awareness of Parkinson’s? Show your support, on a tree, on a bulletin board … or on you! That’s what PDF Research Advocate Greg Hardoby is doing in Rahway, NJ. He is putting PDF’s free awareness posters around town, including in his local library. And he’s topped it off by wearing a PDF hat. How can you do the same? Order free posters from our e-store and see tips on where to post them.

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Learn: Partner with Professionals like Maria

Do you know dedicated professionals who care for people with Parkinson’s? Are you one of them?  Ask to speak to hospital staff members, physical therapists or future professionals, for example, nursing students, about life with PD. That’s what Maria De Leon, M.D., did a few months ago at Stephen F. Austin Medical School in Nacogdoches, TX. Dr. De Leon, a PD specialist and a person living with PD, did a “show and tell” to educate students about Parkinson’s disease.

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Support: Double Your Donations like Emily Alice

Did you know that this month only, The Light of Day Foundation will match your donation to PD research for up to $100,000? Get your donation doubled by donating by Wednesday, April 30.

PDF Champions like Emily Alice, who is donating a portion of proceeds from her jewelry sales to PDF, are taking advantage of the challenge by fundraising in April. Every dollar she raises will be doubled!

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