"I try not to worry about the things I have no control over. I try to focus my energy where I can make a difference."
- Paul Ruby

About Us

In 2006, Paul Ruby’s life became a little more “interesting” after being diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s Disease. Facing the challenge of an uphill battle with this degenerative disease, Paul immediately knew he needed to make a difference.

The Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s Research started in 2007 and hasn’t looked back having raised more than $500,000 to help find a cure for this disease affecting more than 1.5 million in the US alone.

Focusing 100% on funding research, the Foundation has partnered with Illinois’ very own Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern University, a top national research center for this disease.

With your support, we can continue aggressively supporting research, building awareness throughout Illinois and find a cure.

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