About the Walk

The Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF) is dedicated to people living with Parkinson's Disease (PD). The Parkinson's Walks are a team/pledge walking event that allows MPF to continue our services and programs free of charge. The walks features a one or three mile walk route, Parkinson exercise demonstrations, and entertainment for the whole family while raising critical funds needed for those affected by Parkinson's here in Michigan.

Event Details

September 30, 2023 @ Michigan State University, People's Park (Behind Wells Hall)

Registration opens at 9:00 AM
Programming starts at 10:00 AM
Walk starts at 10:30 AM

$20 for Adults ($25 Day-Of)

Children are free

Walk Route

There is a one-mile and three-mile route option. Click HERE for the Walk Route Map. 

Complimentary Parking in Lots 39, 79, and 62

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Volunteers needed! To learn more or to sign-up to volunteer, please contact Rita Dachs at rdachs@parkinsonsmi.org. 

Where Does the Money Go?

  • Financial assistance for in-home respite care
  • Medication assistance
  • Daily Parkinson exercise classes led by physical therapists
  • Weekly patient education programs
  • Professional education symposiums
  • Full-time staff social worker
  • Parkinson caregiving training module
  • Pro-bono legal guidance
  • Newly diagnosed patient information packet
  • 75 support groups throughout¬†Michigan

All MPF programs and services are offered free of charge.

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