FACES of Parkinson's in Nebraska Continued
What do you do when you're an athletic, humor-loving 49 year-old community leader and you're diagnosed with Parkinson's? Tell a joke. According to Mel Brooks, movie producer for the 1974 film Blazing Saddles,"Humor is just another defense against the universe. The Power of Humor. To read more click here.
Omaha Gives! May 21
Omaha Gives! is a 24 hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in the Omaha metro area which includes the counties of Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie. APDA of Nebraska is proud to be part of this years challenge. The minimum donation requirement is $10 and no maximum donation. Matching funds and prize money are made available to increase your charitable donation. The goal is to bring the community together in a 24 hour time period to donate as many charitable dollars as possible to support the work of local nonprofits.
APDA of Nebraska needs your support! Mark your calendar for May 21 from midnight to midnight and help support APDA of Nebraska. The more that is donated for our cause the larger of the matching pool we will receive and the more opportunity to win prize money. Click here to learn more on how you can donate.
APDA Nebraska Parkinson Awareness Month Events
To help increase awareness, APDA Nebraska is offering information sessions about resources available to those with Parkinson's Disease.
For a list of sessions offered click here.
To register click here - seating is limited.
Come and show your support by attending "Let's Get a Strike for Parkinson's" bowling event.
All proceeds will go to benefit APDA Nebraska programs and services.
To download a registration form click here.
FACES of Parkinson's in Nebraska
During the month of April we will be sharing with you stories of individuals who have Parkinson's disease and how they work to overcome the daily challenges of the disease. The stories reflect on relationships, determination and humility. We thank Lee Nyberg and Karen Anderson for conducting the interviews and writing the stories and also to those individuals who were interviewed. We hope you enjoy!
Unstoppable: A Parkinson's Journey
Thank you Union Pacific Ties Community!
APDA Nebraska would like to thank Union Pacific Ties Community for selecting APDA Nebraska as their Charity Partner for 2014! Thank you Union Pacific, we look forward to partnering with you "to ease the burden and to find the cure" for those impacted by Parkinson's Disease.