The Periodic Paralysis Association (PPA) is a Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation located in the State of New York, USA. The PPA is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and charitable purposes. The PPA is operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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Funding Sources:

The PPA receives funding from a number of sources including the following:

  • Donations from private individuals
    Privately organized fund-raising events like the annual Bob Sokol Golf Outing (organized and managed by members of the Sokol family).Through efforts by members who have approached local and regional organizations to which they belong. For example, Carl Parker’s work with the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, another non-profit organization,  promoting a number of fund-raising activities, resulting in individual and organizational donations to the Periodic Paralysis Association.Look also at: Donations

For your convenience, we have also provided a link to the IRS Charitable Contributions Guide