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98 Cents of every dollar spent goes to Medical Research

The Parkinson’s & Brain Research Foundation strives to be as efficient as possible. Our most recent annual administrative expense percentage was amazingly low … coming in at 1.34%.

Less Expenses  =  More Research  =  More Results

As a result, 98 cents of every dollar spent goes to medical research.

Welcome – Combined Federal Campaign CFC #76948

The Parkinson’s & Brain Research Foundation has joined forces with the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) to enable federal government workers located anywhere in the world to more easily support this important scientific research.
The CFC allows federal employees to contribute to their favorite charities, which now includes the Parkinson’s and Brain Research Foundation, through automatic payroll deductions or one-time online giving. It is easy, it is convenient, and it makes a difference.  The Parkinson’s & Brain Research Foundation takes seriously our commitment to efficiency, and our desire to assure you that …

98 cents of every dollar spent goes to research.

CFC #76948.

For more information on the CFC visit http://www.opm.gov/cfc/.

 

21st Century Research … a new approach

 

The Parkinson’s and Brain Research Foundation is supporting leading medical scientists in the United States and Europe who are pursuing a 21st century approach to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Prominent researchers at Harvard University, the National Institutes of Health, and University College London discovered the most common genetic risk factor for Parkinson disease – mutation of the GBA gene – a gene that causes a rare hereditary brain disorder called Gaucher. Carriers of this Gene are predisposed to the development of Parkinson’s – and – Recent and unexpected findings show the possibility of a shared pathogenic mechanism. The Parkinson’s and Brain Research Foundation is seeking a cure for Parkinson’s by funding medical research with prominent scientists who are focusing on the GBA Link. Medical history is awash with examples of progress being made on one disease as a result of links to another disease.  Our International Scientific Advisory Board chooses cutting-edge multi-disciplinary medical research – research that takes a 21st Century approach – a new approach to solve the mystery of Parkinson’s.

One Small Discovery – can unlock the mystery. Your Gift – can help find a cure.

The only thing incurable, is our passion!

 

Award “Best in America Seal” of excellence

Each year the Parkinson’s & Brain Research Foundation provides a Financial Audit and endures a rigorous approval process for acceptance into US Federal Government  fundraising campaigns. Through this process  we have earned exclusive recognition with the award of the “Best In America Seal”. Below is the description of this honor as represented by the Independent Charities of America:

“The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.  These standards include those required by the US Government for inclusion in the Combined Federal Campaign, probably the most exclusive fund drive in the world.  Of the 1,000,000 charities operating in the United States today, it is estimated that fewer than 50,000, or 5 percent, meet or exceed these standards, and, of those, fewer than 2,000 have been awarded this Seal.”

Remember: 98% of your donation goes to medical research.