Ways to Give


Support the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN)

Established in 2007, FPN is a 100% donor-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients living with peripheral neuropathy. It is our ultimate goal to utilize every means and opportunity to dramatically improve the lives of those living with this painful and debilitating disorder.

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. 

We can’t be who we are without YOU.

Support FPN Today

Our online giving portal makes it quick and easy to support our mission.

What You Support

By volunteering or donating, your support goes a long way!

Below is some of the important work that your support helps us to achieve:

  • Our educational programs offer important and timely information to patients and their caregivers.
  • We advocate on your behalf to increase funding for peripheral neuropathy, which helps to advance both research in the field and awareness of this condition.
  • By funding research grants, we advance knowledge, facilitate key partnerships, and offer collaborative platforms for the most gifted scientists in the field.
  • We are the bridge between the patient and scientific community to ensure that needs are met on both sides.

In short, your support is essential to enable the Foundation to carry out its goals and help the millions of peripheral neuropathy patients lead better lives.

How you can support the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy:

Give Now

The fastest way to contribute to FPN is through our online donation portal. Through this portal, you can contribute one-time gifts, or make a recurring pledge on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or yearly basis. 

You may also donate to the Foundation via the following options:

  1. Donate over the phone by calling the Foundation at 847-883-9942 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT.
  2. Mail in your contribution. Please print and complete this Mail-In Donation Form and mail it with your contribution to:

the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy
485 E Half Day Rd Ste 350
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-8808

Does your company provide matching gifts for employees’ donations? If so, you can multiply your gift and your impact! Check with your HR department, or call us and we can help!

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

the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy
485 E Half Day Rd Ste 350
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-8808

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

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 estimated 30 million people in America living with PN. 

We are grateful that you wish to donate to FPN in honor of, or in memory of, a loved one. Through our online donation portal, you will be able to select if your gift is in honor or memory of someone, and add your loved one’s name. 

Donate Today

Make your wedding or special occasion even more meaningful by turning it into a way to support the vital work of the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy. As a suggestion. you may mention your FPN gift in your wedding program, or even better, please feel free to share on your wedding website with a link to our site.

Our online donation page is the fastest and easiest way to contribute to the Foundation.

Through long-range individual and family planning, 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.

  • A Charitable Bequest can be a meaningful way to make a gift to the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy.
  • Interested in finding out how you can impact the lives of patients with peripheral neuropathy and inspire scientific research and discoveries in the future? The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy has teamed up with experts from Merrill Lynch to bring you resources on charitable planned giving. 

Learn more about Planned Giving and Legacy Gifts here.

If you have any additional questions about Planned Giving, please reach out to Jennifer Riskind, Director of Development and External Affairs, , at 847-808-4374  or [email protected].

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

To request more information, please reach out to Director of Development and External Affairs, Jennifer Riskind,  at [email protected].

Congress has renewed legislation that allows you to make a tax-free gift from your individual retirement account (IRA). Known as the IRA Charitable Rollover, this law allows you to make annual gifts to the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy from your IRA now and well into the future.

Learn more about the IRA Charitable Rollover.

Become Involved

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy relies on your generosity to support a patient population of over 30 million Americans. By working hand-in-hand with the Foundation, you have the opportunity to positively impact millions of lives.

There are many opportunities to support FPN with your time:

Join the FPN Ambassador Committee and help the staff and Board of Directors advance the mission to improve the lives of patients living with peripheral neuropathy.

Ambassador Objectives:

  1. To model the way by committing to attend FPN programs and events (offered locally and virtually) and by choosing the Foundation as your charity of choice.
  2. To reach out to other FPN subscribers, donors and PN patients to emphasize the Foundation’s message of raising awareness of peripheral neuropathy.
  3. To maximize the reach of Foundation communications and fundraising appeals by promoting them within your personal network.

Do you have professional, business, or other skills, expertise or talents to share? We would love to hear from you!

Become an FPN Ambassador today!

You can help in funding critical research and improving the lives of the more than 30 million people living with peripheral neuropathy! Plan an event to raise funds your way. 

Current fundraisers you can support

Contact us to start planning a fundraiser today!

Our current list of donors can be found in the most recent annual report on our financials page.


Corporate Sponsorships

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

Make a Difference Today.