Parkinson's Awareness Month

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

During Parkinson's Awareness Month and every month, Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania and its supporters work to raise awareness of PD and provide services, support and education to those living with Parkinson’s disease and their families. In April, we had some exciting events to ramp up our efforts to spread the word about PD and its impact on our community and individuals.

On April 12th, volunteers at T-stations and various locations across the city give out tulips (the national symbol for PD) and PD awareness cards to the public. Our goal was to create a buzz around the city, to bring attention to the Foundation as a community resource and to raise funds for PFWPA programming.

We are also holding our annual event, Perseverance. Grace. Purpose. Awards on April 26th from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. at the Roberto Clemente Museum in the Strip District. The event recognizes remarkable individuals in the Parkinson’s community in Western PA. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

If you have any questions about Parkinson’s Awareness Month, please contact or 412.837.2542.

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  • Address: 575 Lincoln Avenue,
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
  • Phone: 412-837-2542 - Office
The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is the Pittsburgh region’s leading advocacy organization for Parkinson’s patients, their families and professional caregivers offering a variety of services related to Parkinson’s disease. Since 1995, the Parkinson’s community has relied on us for exercise, education and support programs as well as referrals to leading healthcare providers specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is fully funded through private donations.


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