6 Ways to Help the Parkinson’s Community in the New Year

In 2021 we are committed to helping even more people live better with Parkinson’s disease (PD). We could not do this without the continued support of the amazing community of volunteers who make life better for people living with Parkinson’s. Ready to make a difference in 2021? Here are six ways you can get involved and support our Parkinson’s community:

  1. champsBecome a Parkinson’s Champion

    Parkinson’s Champions raise critical funds and awareness to help improve care and advance Parkinson’s research toward a cure by participating in community fundraising and endurance events. There are so many creative ways to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s — the only limit is your imagination! Visit Parkinson.org/Champions to join or host a Parkinson’s Champions event now.

  2. Show Your Support for Healthcare Workers

    People with Parkinson’s who receive expert care are at a lower risk of complications and have better quality and longer lives. Show your appreciation for healthcare workers on the front lines who make life better for people with Parkinson’s every day, especially during COVID-19. Visit Parkinson.org/Volunteer to send a well-wish or provide a gift to essential PD workers

  3. Participate in Community Outreach

    Sign up to participate in a Parkinson’s Foundation phonebank and connect with our community from the safety of home. Volunteers will have the opportunity to share information about vital Foundation resources as well as thank our community members for their continued support. This important community outreach will maximize our impact during these unprecedented times. Register to participate now.

  4. Move for a Cause

    Bring your family and friends and join us for Parkinson’s Foundation events around the country! Register to join Moving Day as a virtual participant from anywhere in the world. Have fun moving for change — towards PD awareness and help fund critical research.

  5. supportRegister for a Volunteer Leadership Call

    Join us for our educational series designed for Parkinson’s Foundation volunteers as well as anyone interested in learning more about our organization and how to get involved. Quarterly Volunteer Leadership Calls feature staff and volunteer presentations highlighting Foundation programming and initiatives with open discussion. Sign up for the Spring Volunteer Leadership Call now taking place March 11!

  6. Stay Connected

    Not ready to volunteer just yet, but want to stay engaged? Join us for PD Health @ Home events. These weekly online events are designed for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Register for the events that interest you today!

To learn more about volunteering with the Parkinson’s Foundation, visit Parkinson.org/Volunteer.

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