Parkinson’s Foundation Receives $450,000 Gift from Terranova to Expand Centers of Excellence Network
PARKINSON’S FOUNDATION NEWS — February 6, 2018 — BY CAROLINA HENRIQUES Stephen Bittel, found and chairman of Terranova, has donated $450,000 to the Miami-based Parkinson’s Foundation to fund the expansion of its Centers of Excellence network.
Bittel also pledged to use his personal and professional networks to raise an additional $1 million for ongoing fellowship grants to encourage young scientists, clinicians and students to study Parkinson’s disease.
“We are extremely grateful for Stephen’s generous donation and his ongoing support of our mission,” John L. Lehr, the foundation’s CEO, said in a press release. “His contributions will have a significant impact on our community, as we continue to lead the charge in making life better for people with Parkinson’s and working toward a cure.”