Proceeds from ticket sales, sponsorships and donations support the Parkinson’s Research Excellence Fund at the Edmond J. Safra Program at Krembil Brain Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN.
We are in the process of designing a fall event that will raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s research.
Harry McMurtry, Porridge for Parkinson’s 2015 guest speaker, completed a fundraising walk from his home in New York City to his hometown of Toronto.
Check out Dr. Fasano’s video explainer on CRANIA’s new gait analysis lab and how it is uses immersive lab technology to help patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Donna Dooher has been a prominent part of Toronto’s restaurant scene since she opened the Mildred Pierce Restaurant in 1989. Today, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, is a showcase for her passion for locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
Joanne Yolles has been an active member of Porridge for Parkinson’s for over 10 years. She was well known for her amazing desserts at Scaramouche and Pangaea before becoming an instructor at George Brown Chef School.
The 2019 brunch featured celebrity chefs and special guests from media and medicine. The proceeds are supporting groundbreaking research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease.
Ben Stecher is a writer, speaker, advocate and consultant on neurodegenerative diseases; he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 29.
Diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2014, Evan Siddall co-founded the Growling Beaver Brevet, a cycling charity event that helps people with Parkinson’s to “live well today.” It debuted in 2015 with great success.
Jeanne Beker writes about her mom, Bronia Beker, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about a decade ago.
Harry McMurtry: “A better strategy than comparing ourselves to others or to our earlier selves is to look for meaning in our current circumstances.”