A Wake Up Call

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Thank you for all you do
I became aware of the Eljay foundation when my doctor recommended that I join the Rock steady boxing program.
I know that we are a small group but I am always lifted to see my fellow “boxers” and so proud that we have this option in town, so generously sponsored by the foundation.
Parkinson disease is quite common and manifests differently in each of us. Just fighting the isolation is a win, it keeps from dwelling on losses
Thank you” – Carole A. (April 2018)


The group has helped us in many ways. It is a wonderful support network and a comfort to us to know that there are people who are experiencing the same health challenges. It Is inspiring and motivating to meet people who have dealt with  Parkinson’s disease. We’re grateful for everything we’ve learned and for the support we’ve received.”
Michael and Donna Ortego (April 2018)


I thank God for the Eljay Foundation and for Ella and Jay Guillory.  Through them and the wonderful galas that the group puts on, I have learned so much about Parkinson disease.  I had an aunt who had Parkinson disease and many times I thought she was just putting on, not really enduring the symptoms she complained about.  Now I can see, she was not just putting on.” – Linda L. (June 6, 2009)