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Your Dollars at Work – 2015 PUW Research Grants Have Been Awarded

(November 2, 2015) - Thanks to YOU - our Unity Walk participants, fundraisers, and donors - the 2015 Parkinson’s Unity Walk distributed over $1.7M in Parkinson’s research grants. This represents donations from close to 4,000 walkers, 500 teams and 17,000 supporters!

100% of donations continue to support research funded by the following seven major U.S. Parkinson’s organizations:  American Parkinson Disease Association, National Parkinson Foundation, Parkinson's Action Network, Parkinson's Disease Foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, The Parkinson Alliance, and The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center.

Examples of this year’s eleven research projects include studies that:

The Unity Walk is the day that the Parkinson’s community comes together to fight this disease. It is the result of this effort that funds research throughout the year - research that improves the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s disease and ultimately, finds the cause and cure for this disease. Thank you to all our supporters for making this research possible!

Click here to learn more about results of the 2015 Parkinson's Unity Walk.

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