No one should fight Parkinson's alone.
You can be the link to ensure that there are resources available to all families in our region who are impacted by Parkinson’s.
Your gifts go directly to providing programs and services in our region. Your neighbor, your loved one, your friend benefits with each donation.
The easiest way to give is ONLINE.
Donate by Mail
You can print an easy-to-complete donation form by clicking here. Please complete all the required information. Make your check payable to the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania and send the form along with your check to:
Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania
575 Lincoln Avenue
Bellevue, PA 15202
Donate via Credit Card by Phone
Please have your credit card information handy. Call the Foundation at 412-837-2542 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will take your credit card information over the phone and fill out the online form and use our secure online payment system to process your donation on your behalf.
Wills and Living Trusts
Your gift through a will or living trust supports the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania's continued efforts to find the cause and the cure for Parkinson's disease and to reach out to the Parkinson community with information and support.
Many of the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania's most generous commitments have been in the form of bequests. Gifts through a will or living trust provide a legacy that continues to do good for years to come.
You may choose to make an outright bequest to the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania by leaving a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate. Some people leave the residue or part of the residue of their estate to us.
The process of including the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania in your will or trust is simple. The following is a sample of bequest language:
"I give (____ percent of my estate) or (the residue of my estate) or ($_______ specific dollar amount) to the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania, PFWPA, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation, for its general use and purposes. The Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania is located at 575 Lincoln Avenue, (#101), Bellevue, PA 15202."
If you are considering a gift through a will or living trust, we encourage you to consult with an attorney who is familiar with estate planning.
Many individuals have life insurance policies whose benefits they no longer need. If this applies to you, you may want to consider naming the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania the beneficiary and assigning the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania ownership of the policy. You may also purchase a new policy with the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania as the beneficiary. You will receive a charitable deduction; and if you are removing the life insurance policy from your estate, you may also reduce your estate taxes. Please contact your insurance representative or attorney regarding donations of insurance policies.
Gifts of Securities
A gift of appreciated securities is a wonderful way to support the work of the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania, while receiving significant tax benefits. The Chapter maintains an account with Hefren Tillitson to facilitate gifts of securities.
Please call the Parkinson Foundation Western Pennsylvania for more information at 412-837-2542
Other ways to give
- United Way- Our United Way number is 199380
- Amazon Smile- Every time you shop, a portion of your purchase can help our families! Click here to participate.
- Volunteer Hours- Some employers give to us when you volunteer! Ask your human resource department about this unique opportunity.