Laura and I are participating in the Moving Day Chicago walk, benefiting the National Parkinson Foundation on October 19, 2014, in honor of my late Father-in-law, Ken, and Laura's Uncle Bob, both of whom suffered from this terrible affliction.
The event will take place at the Grove 2 in Lincoln Park and will be a fun-filled, family-friendly event for all ages and abilities. We will be able to enjoy a variety of movement activities yoga, dance, Pilates, Tai Chi, stretching and much more and celebrate the importance of movement in our lives. This is significant because people with Parkinson's may find it difficult, if not impossible, to do things like walk, which we may take for granted.
Please consider being a part of our team or sponsoring me, and I encourage you to get your friends, family and coworkers involved.
Why Get Involved
The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) continues to bring help and hope to the estimated one million people in the United States, four to six million worldwide, who are living with Parkinson’s disease. NPF is the only organization with a singular focus on improving the quality of care in Parkinson’s disease. NPF programs reach more than one million people a year through its network of 39 chapters, 43 Centers of Excellence and 900 support groups. Since 1982, NPF has funded more than $180 million in care, research and support services.
Thank you for helping me reach my fundraising goal to support the vital work of the National Parkinson Foundation.