RIck Shapiro & Parkinson's Disease

Hello. Since moving back to NY, Rick has experienced multiple highs and lows. People have been both kind and angry towards our friend with Parkinson's Disease. Rick is now on a mission to raise awareness about Parkinson's Disease. However he cannot do it without your help.

There is not enough talk about the needs to survive during the progression of this disease and right now Rick is struggling due to those unknown factors. We are hoping to raise enough money to get Rick into a home that is safe--where he can flourish.  Rick is in a 5-story walk-up. The shower is unsafe. And the distance from his Doctor's is a hardship on him. During the 20 days that he has already been hospitalized once and has lost 10lbs.

Our fear in placing this request up is that judgement will be placed. But the truth is, he wants to work, he wants to create and write. He wants stage time as well as acting gigs. But until his envornment is adjusted, work will be impacted. We all love the comedy and vision he brings into our lives. So, please help with this boost of faith that everything will be alright.

Additionallly, Once Rick is situated he will start the development of a Parkinson's awareness event in NYC and the remainder of dollars will go to marketing and sales for the show. This will be a similar event like the one in 2015 (which is way too long ago).

Thank you. Tracy

Donations

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  • Scott Domzalski 
    • $20 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10,000 
    • 41 mos
  • john andrews 
    • $25 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $18 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tracy DeMarzo 
Organizer
New York, NY
richard shaprio 
Beneficiary
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