There are several ways that you can get involved:
Register to Walk
Individuals, families, and teams are welcome to join in the walk. Download and complete a registration for each person who will be walking. Start now to talk it up among those who might be contributors. Registration is $20 for those over 12 years of age. Children 12 and under may participate free but must be accompanied by an adult.
Donate to the Fox Foundation for PD Research
Support clinical research by making a tax-deductible donation to the Fox Foundation. Either click the DONATE button above or make a check to: Michael J. Fox Foundation and mail it to TAPSG, 185 East Elm Street #521, Torrington, CT 06790. You may also bring your donation on the day of the walk. Thank you for supporting necessary research to understand, treat, and cure people with Parkinson's disease.
Local Support for People With Parkinson's
TAPSG provides assistance to members and their families who are affected by Parkinson's disease. We provide an exercise program, "Keep It Movin'" to help our friends with PD remain strong and able. To contribute, you may mail a donation, made out TAPSG, 185 East Elm Street #521, Torrington, CT 06790. Thank you for caring about our local friends and their families who struggle with PD each day.
Form a Team - Businesses, schools, banks, hospitals - gather your friends and co-workers, and form a team to walk together to support PD research and your local friends with PD. Prizes will be awarded for the team that brings in the highest dollar amount in donations. Challenge another group to compete against your team for the highest donations. Here is a sample letter than you can send to friends and businesses you know.
GOLD - $500
SILVER - $250
Thanks to Our Many Volunteers and Supporters
First Aider - Becky Burcroft
Registration - Vic Muschell, Joe Pathe
Firetruck - Litchfield Fire Department
Jumprope Demonstration - Janice Harrington and the Forbes Flyers
Antique Cars - Royals' Garage
Water - Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
Tents - Rocky Hill Vault
Tables and Chairs - John Palmer
Bakers Needed. Please wrap and label. All items $1.00 or more.
Be a Volunteer - We would appreciate service in the following capacities:
- Parking Assistant
- Trail Supervisors
- Off-duty policeman
- Sign collection at end of event
- Games with groups in the field
- Field cleanup to leave our site as clean as we found it