Nov. 29 is “Giving Tuesday,” a global day of charitable giving in which you can pledge your financial support to non-profit organizations doing good work.

At Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Institute, there is groundbreaking research underway to understand and solve some of the world’s greatest medical mysteries, including cancer and Parkinson’s Disease.

Watch this video to understand how critical YOU are to getting answers to the big questions surrounding those diseases.

For more information about the work being done at Van Andel Institute, or to make a donation, click here.