Who We Are
A Better Approach to Parkinson’s
Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s is a local non-profit organization serving more than 3,000 people affected by Parkinson’s each year at no charge.
Our Values and Guiding Principles:
Excellence: We hold ourselves to the highest standards.
Compassion: We foster a culture of empathy and respect. We create a community of support and belonging, where everyone is welcome.
Empowerment: We provide practical information and resources that inspires hope, action, and provide support throughout the Parkinson’s journey.
Innovation: We relentlessly pursue a better approach to PD by providing high quality programs.
Partnership: By working together we achieve more.
Our Major Strategic Goals:
To promote awareness and participation through strategic community partnerships.
To actively address the emotional, financial and educational needs of people with Parkinson’s and their care partners.
To strengthen the organizational infrastructure toward creating a flexible, financially strong, and high performing sustainable organization.
To facilitate access to community resources.
To educate the community about Parkinson Disease.
We strive to achieve our mission by providing A Better Approach to Parkinson’s.
Our Better Approach includes:
Monthly Education, Support, and Therapeutic Programs
Parkinson's Education Forums
Educational events that typically feature two local speakers presenting on various topics that are important to the Parkinson’s community. Currently held in Charlotte, Manatee, Pinellas, Highlands, and Marion counties.
The Annual Parkinson’s Symposium
The Symposium is held in partnership with the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. The Symposium features presentations from Parkinson’s experts with a special presentation from our partner. The Symposium has a capacity crowd each year of 550.