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Kirk Gibson Foundation 2020 Grant Announcements

27 Jan 2021

The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s granted $150,000 in December of 2020 to the following organizations and programs: Michigan Parkinson Foundation The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s gave a $75,000...

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Kirk Gibson 2021 Golf Classic Announcement

Virtual EVSP Kirk Gibson Golf Classic 2021 Announced

08 Dec 2020

We are pleased to announce that in 2021 we plan to hold the virtual EVSP Kirk Gibson Golf Classic once more. This year we raised over $135,000 with over 200...

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Detroit News Holiday Cheer for Charity 2020!

22 Nov 2020

The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s is participating in the 2020 Detroit News Holiday Cheer for Charity program! You can vote for the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s from November...

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Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Virtual Marathon Recap

30 Oct 2020

Over the weekend of October 16-18th, thousands of runners participated in the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Virtual Marathon. While our first year as a charity partner for the event didn’t...

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Detroit Free Press and TCF Bank Marathon Charity Partner Challenge infographic.

Detroit Free Press / TCF Bank Marathon Charity Partner Challenge

18 Sep 2020

Since the Detroit Free Press / TCF Bank Marathon has gone virtual the marathon planning team has come up with some great unique ways to keep us all connected through...

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Virtual 2020 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic Recap

14 Sep 2020

From August 14-17, more than 200 golfers across the U.S. and Canada played a round of golf to support the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s in the first Virtual Kirk...

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Update | Everybody VS Parkinson’s (EvsP) in Grand Rapids, MI

23 Jul 2020

UPDATE | EVERYBODY VS PARKINSON’S (EVSP) IN GRAND RAPIDS, MI The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s is proud to support these weekly sessions at Spectrum Health. The EvsP groups have...

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2020 In Person Golf Classic Cancelled

14 Jul 2020

  2020 In Person Golf Classic Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided that the 2020 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic, scheduled for August 17, will be held as...

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Virtual Fundraising Opportunities

13 Jul 2020

Virtual Fundraising Opportunities   Want to join Team 23? We are pleased to announce we are partnered with the GivenGain online fundraising platform. You can choose the event of your...

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Big & Loud Update

30 Jan 2020

In December 2019, the Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s granted additional funds to support and expand the Big and Loud alumni program for 2020.  Below is an update from the...

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An OBI Robot Donation

26 Nov 2019

This past October the Kirk Gibson Foundation donated an OBI Robot to Mr. Lawrence Bucec. The device will help Mr. Bucec feed himself at mealtimes. The video below showcases both...

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2019 Jack White, Alice Cooper & Kirk Gibson Q&A

18 Nov 2019

On October 30th, the Shinola Hotel hosted Jack White, Alice Cooper and Kirk Gibson in a Q&A session led by WDET’s Ann Delisi. Jack White also did an acoustic performance...

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Players at the 2019 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic

A Recap of The 2019 Kirk Gibson Golf Classic

18 Nov 2019

In August we held our fourth annual Kirk Gibson Golf Classic at the Wyndgate Country Club where we raised over $76,000. There were 108 golfers in attendance. Kirk and Bob...

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everybody vs parkinson's save the date gala event

Foundations Team up to Take on Parkinson’s

07 Feb 2019

The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s today announced a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Parkinson Foundation. The support was inspiring and the attendees were...

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Update on big for life, loud for life pilot program

04 Feb 2019

The Kirk Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s approach is based on impact through teamwork and collaboration. Empowering teamwork in the community between caregivers, individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), therapists and loved...

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Kirk Gibson MVP inscribed baseball Winner Announced

08 Nov 2018

Congratulations to Greg R. for winning the Kirk Gibson MVP inscribed baseball! You will be contacted by our office for the award. We are thrilled with the amount of newsletter...

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Win an MVP Inscribed 1988 World Series Signed Ball

14 Oct 2018

World Series history history was made 30 years ago when Kirk Gibson hit his legendary walk-off home run against the A’s! This was both a milestone in Kirk’s career, and...

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The Cure Parkinson's Trust 2018 Annual Review

Annual Review 2018

01 Jun 2018

Teamwork is really starting to pay off! Two major team members, The Van Andel Research Institute, as well as the The Cure Parksinson’s Trust have been collaborating for a cure....

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Kirk Gibson Foundation Parkinson's Disease Research

Opening Day and the LA Dodgers

03 Apr 2018

Thanking the LA Dodger’s for creating all the buzz around Kirk Gibson Foundation and for generating tremendous attention to the fight against Parkinson’s Disease!   As the Dodgers step up to...

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Kirk Gibson Dodgers

LA Dodgers and The Kirk Gibson Foundation

26 Mar 2018

Gibson, 60, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the March 29 season opener against the San Francisco Giants in Dodger Stadium. He will also be on hand March...

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The Cure Parkinson's Trust

Cure Parkinson’s Trust, London, England

05 Jan 2018

Cure Parkinson’s Trust is the largest organization of its kind in the UK, and has the bold aim of completely curing parkinsons disease. Founded by patients, they are funding linked...

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El Dorado Celebrity Pheasant Hunt

02 Oct 2017

In early October, El Dorado Holdings Annual Meeting and Celebrity Hunt took place at Scattergun Lodge, South Dakota.  The group hosts private conferences to raise awareness and resources for benevolent...

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Gibby and Friends vs. Parky Fundraiser

Gibby and Friends vs. Parky Fundraiser

23 Sep 2017

Michigan State has always been a huge part of my life (Go Green, Go White). In conjunction with the decision by the University to raise my #23 into the Ring...

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Kirk Gibson Foundation Parkinson's Disease Fundraiser

Kirk Gibson Golf Classic 2017

27 Aug 2017

I never considered myself much of a golfer, until I found out I had Parkinson’s. Since then, it has become an almost daily part of my routine, and the exercise...

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Celebrity Fight Night

25 Jan 2017

Celebrity Fight Night is recognized as one of the nation’s elite charity events, and is a major contributor to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix,...

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Kirk Gibson Golf Classic 2016

29 Aug 2016

I never considered myself much of a golfer, until I found out I had Parkinson’s. Since then, it has become an almost daily part of my routine, and the exercise...

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Michael J. Fox Foundation

05 Mar 2016

After my diagnosis, the Fox Foundation was one of the first resources I utilized to learn more about Parkinson’s. Since then, I have attended the 2016 MJFF Gala in New...

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