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The mission of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy can only be sustained through the generosity of people who share our vision to advance research and provide an improved quality of life for those living with peripheral neuropathy. With your contribution, you become an important part of our success and a special part of our family. We hope that you will share in our commitment to dramatically improve the lives of those living with peripheral neuropathy.

View our list of 2016 benefactors

How you can help


You may donate directly through our secure online payment system or you mail your contribution. Please print and complete this Mail In Donation Form and mail it with your contribution to:

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy
Attn: Supporting the Cause
485 Half Day Rd.
Suite 350
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089


For more information, e-mail or call 877-883-9942

Memory or Honorarium

A tribute or memorial donation is a meaningful and hopeful way to honor someone special in your life while supporting the mission of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy to discover effective treatment options and find a cure for the 20 million people in America living with PN..

We are grateful that you wish to donate to TFFPN in honor of in memory of a loved one. The fastest and easiest way to make your donation is to give online.

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Matching Gift

Thanks to the generous support of an anonymous Foundation Partner, we are thrilled to announce our new 2013 matching gift program that will DOUBLE your gift and DOUBLE your impact.  All funds raised will be directed to advancing our life-changing work on behalf of patients living with peripheral neuropathy.  From research that will improve treatment options, to our education and outreach programs that provide you and your healthcare professionals with the latest breakthroughs in care – our goal is to find ways for you to live better with PN!

The fastest and easiest way to make your donation is to give online OR send your check to:

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy
485 Half Day Rd, Suite 350
Buffalo Grove IL 60089

Help us help you, twice as fast, by making a tax-deductible gift today!

Weddings and Special Occasions

Make your wedding or next special occasion even more meaningful by turning it into a way to support the vital work of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy. When you make a gift to TFFPN in lieu of traditional party favors, TFFPN will provide favor cards to commemorate your generous donation. Consider a special occasion gift whenever you are planning.

Your favor cards can be personalized up to 100 characters with your own message to share your spirit of loving commitment with your guests in your own words.

To learn more about the Foundation’s special occasion favors, call 877-883-9942 or email inquiries to Be sure to reference “Special Occasion Favors” in your subject line. Your favors will be printed on card stock with the Foundation’s signature color band and logo.

The Foundation recommends a minimum gift of $5 per guest. Please be prepared to tell us how many cards you will need and whether envelopes are required. You will be asked to provide your credit card information, as well as the name and address where cards should be mailed and the date of your special occasion. A contact email address and/or phone number is also requested in case of questions. Once your gift is processed, cards will be printed and mailed to you. Please allow at least two to three weeks from the time you make your contribution for your order to be processed and delivered.

The fastest and easiest way to make your donation is to give online.

Stock Donations

TFFPN welcomes individuals who elect to contribute through gifts of stock for public companies. TFFPN benefits through the distribution of dividends and/or liquidation of assets at fair market value.

Planned Giving

Through long-range individual and family planning, many people find that it’s possible to make a more substantial impact on this important work as well as provide valuable tax benefits that include the reduction of taxable income and elimination of capital gains.

Sponsorship Opportunities

TFFPN welcomes partnership opportunities with companies willing to take an “extra step” in helping us discover effective treatment options and a cure for PN.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Peripheral Neuropathy Research Registry (PNRR)
  • Young Investigator Awards
  • Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy Research Symposium
  • Educational programs

For more information about sponsorship opportunities and other major gifts, please call Marlene Dodinval, Executive Director, at 847-808-4374 or email

Pledged Gifts

A pledged gift enables you to contribute any specified gift amount over a designated period. Gift payments may be structured in any way you choose – monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or yearly.

State Disclosure Statements for Charitable Organizations

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is an IL 501(C)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law

FL: A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 800-HELP-FLA or visiting Registration does not imply endorsement. FL Reg# CH28745

KS: Reg# 435-861-0. Annual financial report is filed with Secretary of State.

MD: Documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State for the cost of postage and copies.

MI: Reg# CS 42895

MD: The official registration and financial information of the organization may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.

NC: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

NJ: Information filed with the attorney general concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the attorney general of the state of New Jersey by calling 201-504-6215 and is available on the Internet at Registration with the attorney general does not imply endorsement.

NY: A copy of the latest annual report may be obtained from the organization or from the Charities Bureau, Department of Law, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

PA: The official registration and financial information of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

VA: Financial statements are available from the State Division of Consumer Affairs. Consult Virginia Administrative Rules.

WA: FPN is registered with the state of WA. Secretary of State’s toll-free number (800-332-4483).

WV: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.

WI: A financial statement of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue, and expenses for the preceding financial year will be provided upon request.


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Leadership Society

The Leadership Society honors those individuals and families who have contributed significantly to the work of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy in support of its work to promote awareness, education, treatments, and, eventually, a cure for peripheral neuropathy, a condition that affects one in every fifteen Americans.  The Foundation supports basic research at Johns Hopkins, Harvard Beth Israel, Mount Sinai and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and provides educational resources to those suffering from the debilitating effects of this disease.

The Foundation gratefully recognizes donors at the following levels:

Visionary Circle Gifts of $50,000 and above
Ambassador Circle Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999
Achievement Circle Gifts of $10,000 to $24,999
Champion Circle Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999
Innovator Circle Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999
Friend Circle Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499