Special Events

Upcoming Events & Past Event Info

  • Karen Layman and Alyssa Perry - Painting with a Purpose

    February 8, 2016
    West Seneca, NY

    Please join Karen Layman and Alyssa Perry as they host "Painting with a Purpose" at Southgate Plaza, Painting with a Twist, 1054 Union Road, West Seneca, NY, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This event will help create awareness of PSP in support of Alyssa's father, who was diagnosed with PSP in 2010. For more information, contact Karen Layman at krnlayman@yahoo.com or Alyssa Perry at Perraa08@gmail.com. Plan to come out for a great evening and show your creative side.

  • March 12 , 2016
    Marco Island, Florida

    2016 marks the twelfth year of the CurePSP Awareness & Memorial Walk around the beautiful lake at Mackle Park on Marco Island, Florida. The walk is from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, and registration is $25 for adults, $10 for students. Participants receive a T-shirt and lunch, plus can partake in a silent auction and giveaways. Register online, or click on the event title above to download the brochure and mail your registration. Don’t miss this fun-filled day! For more information, call Cindy MacDonald, Walk Coordinator, at 239-353-3960. Or, contact Kathleen Matarazzo Speca, CurePSP Vice President, Development and Donor Relations, at speca@curepsp.org.

  • Linked Jewelry – with Designs by Debra Feldman to Benefit CurePSP

    I created Linked Jewelry after losing my husband, Samuel Feldman, to PSP. It was this experience with love and loss that taught me that relationships are the cornerstone of life. Each Linked piece is as meaningful as it is beautiful. Please visit our website to see the full collection. With every purchase, 10% will be donated to CurePSP in support of their vital programs to help educate families and healthcare providers, as well as research efforts to find the cure.

    Linked Jewelry with Designs by Debra Feldman



  • Past Event - Urbanathalon Sprint

    Corona, New York

    Congratulations to Team Shak (Randy and Kevin Subramany) for their participation in the Urbanathalon Sprint in memory of their mother, Shakeela Subramany, who passed away on January 5, 2014. Thank you for supporting CurePSP!

  • Past Event - NYC Marathon

    New York City, NY

    Congratulations to James Anastas for running in the NYC Marathon to raise funds for CurePSP. James participated in the event in honor of his mother, Judy, a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed with PSP in 2013. Thank you James for your support!

  • Past Event - Columbus Half Marathon

    Columbus, OH

    Congratulations to Michael Dickson, who ran the Columbus Half Marathon on October 18, 2015, in honor of his mother, Beth Dickson who is currently fighting PSP. Michael, we greatly appreciate your support and raising $310 (with a goal of $500) for CurePSP.

  • Past Event - Ocotillo Rain and Thunder Bluegrass Band

    Tohono Chul Park Concert, Tucson AZ

    Special thanks to Jeff Collins and David Polston for donating their band's October proceeds to CurePSP. David’s beautiful wife, Luan, lost her battle with PSP in 2012. We appreciate your support and all your efforts.

  • Past Event - Coast-to-Coast Charity Bicycle Ride

    Congratulations to Robert Wolfe on completing his coast-to-coast bike ride to raise awareness and funds in memory of his mother, who lost her battle with PSP in 1996. Thank you Robert for supporting CurePSP by raising $2,520 to date, while honoring your mother.

  • Past Event - Miracle for Mom: The Pizza and Beer Benefit

    Atlanta, Georgia

    Special thanks to Adam Murphy for organizing the Pizza and Beer Benefit at Eventide Brewing. We appreciate all you do to support CurePSP's research efforts and find a cure for PSP.

  • Past Event - Continental Divide Trail Hike

    April 15, 2015 through October 7, 2015

    Congratulations to Patrick Dixon on his six-month adventure, hiking the 3,100 mile Continental Divide of North America. Pat did the hike in memory of his mother, Kathleen, who lost her battle with PSP in 2013. Thanks for all your support!

  • Past Event - Little Silver 5K

    Little Silver, NJ

    Special thanks to Team Boot, Scoot & Boogie who planned to run in the Little Silver 5K. Unfortunately, the weather prevented the team from participating. CurePSP greatly appreciates all your past efforts to create awareness about the disease and support our programs by raising $2,865,

  • Past Event - Walk from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves

    New South Wales, Australia

    Special thanks to Tish Kerry and her family for undertaking the rugged three-day walk in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. Tish’s father, Thomas O’Reilly, lost his battle with PSP this year, and this walk was done to raise awareness and funds for CurePSP. Thank you Tish for raising $935!

  • Past Event - Montour Trail Half Marathon

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Special thanks to Susan McLaughlin for running in the Montour Trail Half Marathon to honor the memory of her father, who lost his battle with PSP in 2004. Thank you Susan for all your efforts and support!

  • Past Event - 3rd Annual Robert Peoples 5K Run for Hope

    Shoals, Indiana

    Special thanks to Rebecca Host and family for sponsoring the Annual Robert Peoples 5K Run for Hope and One Mile Fun Run/Walk. They have continue to raise awareness and funds for CurePSP in memory of Robert who lost his fight with PSP in August 2012. Thanks for your support!

  • Past Event - Music on the River

    Amery, Wisconsin

    Special thanks to Wanda, Marty, their family and friends for promoting CurePSP at Music on the River in honor of Marty, a local Amery physician who has been diagnosed with PSP. CurePSP appreciates all your efforts and support!

  • Past Event - 10th Annual Putt for PSP

    Special thanks to the Jennings and Kroemer families for all their work to make the golf outings fun-filled events for the last 10 years. CurePSP greatly appreciates their efforts to promote public awareness and support to families affected by neurodegenerative diseases. Thank you for your support!

  • Past Event - 1st Annual Southern Illinois CurePSP 5K Run for Hope

    Carterville, IL

    Special thanks to JoElla Rea for hosting the 1st Annual Southern Illinois CurePSP 5K Run for Hope in memory of Mr. Charles White. CurePSP appreciates your support!

  • Past Event – 4th Annual Marilyn’s Spring Stroll

    Belmont, New York

    Special thanks to Donna Etergineoso, her family and friends for hosting the 4th Annual Marilyn’s Spring Stroll in memory of Donna's mother Marilyn Boccafola. Thank you for all your support!

  • Past Event - 11th Annual CurePSP Awareness & Memorial Walk

    Marco Island, Florida

    Special thanks to Cindy MacDonald, Mitch Kanefsky, Christina Dean, Southwest/Naples Florida Support Group, and many other volunteers who contributed to the great success of the 11th Annual CurePSP Awareness & Memorial Walk. We are happy to report that more than $36,000 has been raised and we are expecting additional donations over the next few weeks. The year’s event was the most successful walk to date with attendance of more than 300 people. CurePSP is most grateful to everyone who helped to make this a successful and memorable event.

  • Past Event - 5th Annual 5K/15K Relay Race

    Enterprise, FL

    Special thanks to Renee Sterling (formerly Renee Wilder) for hosting the 5th Annual 5K/15K relay race in Enterprise, FL where 175 runners and walkers enjoyed a fun-filled time raising over $1300 towards the mission of CurePSP. Thank you Renee!

  • Past Event - Frozen Bonsai Half Marathon

    New York, NY

    Special thanks to Joseph Dinnen for his participation in the Frozen Bonsai Half Marathon in honor of his grandmother, Wallie Simmons, who is currently battling PSP. Joseph raised $1,500 towards the mission of CurePSP. Great job Joseph!

  • Past Event - New York City Marathon

    New York, NY

    Special thanks to Kimberly Feinman for her participation in the New York City marathon in honor of her father-in-law, Myron, who is currently battling PSP. Kimberly raised over $2,000 towards the mission of CurePSP. Great job Kimberly!

  • Past Event - Zumba for Hope

    Hewitt, TX

    Zumba for Hope
    Melanie Garcia along with Titan Fitness of Hewitt, TX had a fantastic turnout for the Zumba for Hope fundraising event in memory of her mother, Judy Stafford. She was embraced with an outpouring of support and encouragement, as they danced through a Zumba class. More than $700 was raised to support the programs and services of CurePSP. Thank you to all who participated, and to those who donated their time and energy for this event.

  • Past Event - Diehard Run Charity Bike Ride

    Green Bay, WI

    Diehard Run Charity Bike Ride
    Special thanks to Linda Lipsky, Debbie Gerondale, and everyone who participated in the Diehard Run Charity Bike Ride. The event was a great success bringing more awareness to PSP and also raising over $1,200.

  • Past Event - CBGD T-Shirt Fundraiser


    Special thanks go out to Julie Price for designing and hosting this t-shirt fundraiser for those affected by CBGD. Julie was able to raise over $1,300 through sales and donations. Thank you Julie!

  • Past Event - Akron Marathon

    Akron, OH

    Special thank you to Leslie Christensen for her support of CurePSP raising $2,000 to support of our programs and services in memory of her mother Ellen; we sincerely appreciate all of your efforts.

  • Past Event - Civilian Military Combine

    Brooklyn, NY


    Special thanks go out to Randy and Kevin Subramany along with “Team Shak” for their participation in the Civilian Military Combine raising over $5,600 to support the programs and services of CurePSP. Great job!

  • Past Event - Augusta Half Ironman Marathon

    Augusta, GA

    Special thank you to Todd Fisher for his support of CurePSP in raising over $4,300 to support of our programs and services in memory of his mother MaryJo Fisher-Russell. We sincerely appreciate all of your efforts.