Minnesota & Dakotas Chapter

Serving MN, ND, SD

Set this as my local chapter

Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota & Dakotas makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) by improving care and advancing research towards a cure. Whether you are newly diagnosed with PD or have been managing it for years, are a care partner, family member or friend of someone with PD, we are here to help you.

Child laughing and dancing at the Moving Day walk in Minneapolis
People cheering under a large arch at Moving Day

About Us

We are leaders in ensuring expert Parkinson’s care, educating and empowering the Parkinson’s community and driving the understanding of Parkinson’s through research. As a national organization with local presence and impact, we bring help and hope to the estimated one million people in the U.S., 10 million worldwide, who are living with Parkinson’s.

Our Impact

Your support of the Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota & Dakotas Chapter makes a big impact on the quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) right here in your community, as well as across the country and around the world!

Read more about our impact in the Minnesota & Dakotas Chapter

Thanks to supporters like you, we are able to provide free resources and advance research toward a cure.

Resources

Find Expert Care

Access to care professionals, medications and services

Parkinson’s Foundation Global Care Network creates more opportunities for people with PD to access high-quality care.

Find Expert Care


Aware in Care Kit

Advocate for your best care

The Aware in Care Hospital Kit gives people with PD tools and information to share with hospital staff during a planned or emergency hospital visit.

Order a Kit


Helpline

The Helpline answers more than 20,000 calls a year

Call our Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636) to find your nearest PD specialist or local resources and get answers to your PD and caregiving questions.

Contact the Helpline


PD Library

We are your trusted ally for information at every stage

We offer resources including videos, podcasts, webinars and other opportunities to learn about the many aspects of living well with PD.

Search the Library

Community Grants

The Parkinson’s Foundation Community Grants program supports programs that further the health, wellness and education of the Parkinson’s community. We help people with Parkinson’s live better lives, today.

In the 2021 grant cycle, we awarded four local grants to community programs. These Community Grants are made possible through the support of donors.

Learn more about the Parkinson’s Foundation Community Grants program, including application information, deadlines and more.

Contact Us

763-317-1304
MinnesotaDakotas@Parkinson.org

Parkinson’s Foundation
ATTN: Minnesota & Dakotas
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

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Boards & Committees

Our Advisory Board ensures our impact is community based and community lead.

David Egemo – Development Committee
Kent Eklund – Past President
Lauren Fink – President
Marilynn Koehler – Mission Outreach
Chris Patrick – Mission Outreach
Alicia Peters – Mission Outreach
Julie Westbrock – Development Committee

Members At-Large

Ted Capistrant
Dave Schwartz
Erik Westrum

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