Thank you Moving Day Boston!

***GREAT NEWS***

The sun came out and Moving Day Boston raised over $150,000 (and still counting)!

On behalf of the thousands of people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners we serve in the Boston and New England area, we would like to thank everyone that participated in Moving Day Boston 2019.  The beautiful day coupled with the excitement and passion of everyone who attended made for a great day to fight Parkinson’s.

Many thanks to each committee member, sponsor, team, resource partner, and volunteer who gave their time, talent, and support to this important movement.

Special shout out to Moving Day Boston committee members: Anne Muskopf, Bob DePeron, Cheryl Harrington, Grace S. Bwala, Huda Ghannam, Laurie Rhodes, Molly Ryan, Nancy Mazonson, Sean Toomer, Stephanie Burrows, Stephanie Recchia, Swati Gupta, Yanira Burgos.

Thank you to our partners! National Partners: Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Acorda, Adamas, Amneal, Boston Scientific, Lundbeck, Medtronic, Right at Home, and Sunovion; Local Sponsors: Vertical Pharmaceuticals, US WorldMeds, Voyageur Therapeutics, Abbvie, Abbott, Youville Assisted Living Residences and Fox Rehab; Resource Partners: 110 Fitness, Allergan, Axial Biotherapeutics, Bay Path University, BU STEPP Lab, Calvin Chin’s Martial Arts Academy, Encompass Health, Punch4Parkinson’s, and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center; We Move Pavilion Partners: Nordic Walk, Soul Rhythm, Dance for PD, PD Boot Camp, Parkinson’s Fitness, and Rock Steady Boxing. Additional thanks to Boston Bruins Foundation, New England Revolution, AMP Radio, and the Service Dog Project for joining us; and all our in-kind donors.

Last but certainly not least, thank YOU to our teams and participants!

 

Sending each of you our heartfelt appreciation for helping the Parkinson’s Foundation make life better for people living with Parkinson’s.

BUT WE’RE NOT DONE YET! We are still accepting donations. We still have 60 days to keep moving and to reach our goal of $175,000 this year!

Help Us Reach Goal

  • Matching Gifts! Participating in a matching gift program makes your donation go further. Many companies encourage employees to donate to their favorite charities by matching their contributions, in some cases dollar-for-dollar or more. Learn more and see if your company is involved here.
  • Have additional checks for Moving Day Boston? Please send all additional checks to the address below and be sure to note your name and team (if applicable).

Parkinson’s Foundation

Attn: Donor Services (Boston)

200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800

Miami, FL 33131

  • Did you start a Facebook fundraiser? If friends and family donated to your Facebook posts, please let us know! We are happy to credit your Moving Day page with these kind donations.
  • Throw a Moving Day fundraiser! Organize a post event recap or get together at your local restaurant, bar or community group to help you reach goal and continue to raise awareness throughout the year.

THANK YOU BOSTON!

Samantha Cheung and Moving Day Boston Event Committee

Moving Day has raised over $35 million and brought more than 161,600 participants together.