The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
As the world’s largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s research, The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to accelerating a cure for Parkinson’s disease and improved therapies for those living with the condition today. The Foundation pursues its goals through an aggressively funded, highly targeted research program coupled with active global engagement of scientists, Parkinson’s patients, business leaders, clinical trial participants, donors, and volunteers. In addition to funding more than $650 million in research to date, the Foundation has fundamentally altered the trajectory of progress toward a cure. Operating at the hub of worldwide Parkinson’s research, the Foundation forges groundbreaking collaborations with industry leaders, academic scientists and government research funders; increases the flow of participants into Parkinson’s disease clinical trials with its online tool, Fox Trial Finder; promotes Parkinson’s awareness through high-profile advocacy, events and outreach; and coordinates the grassroots involvement of thousands of Team Fox members around the world. For more information, visit michaeljfox.org.
Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County
The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County is a local, independent non-profit serving community residents with disorders affecting memory and movement. Programs providing support and education are delivered in Vero Beach as well as in satellite locations around the county. The Association is entirely supported through private donations, corporate and foundation grants, and local event fundraisers like the annual Walk To Remember held each November; no funding is received from the government or national associations. Learn more about the Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County at alzpark.org.