Heroes

Heroes

Shake It Up Events Manager Melanie Smith collects $10k Cheque

NSW Dolls Club Raises $10,000 for Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Our heroes this week are the NSW Dolls Club who raised $10,000 through auctions of dolls and through their charity table at the Annual Doll Fair.  The Club is committed to finding a cure to support a member of the club…

Gail Stortz and Liz McMillan support Parkinson's research

Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s fundraiser

Friday, 25 November 2016

Our hero this week is Liz McMillan who hosted a fundraiser “Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s”.   Liz was amazed at the generosity of people and their willingness to be involved. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for…

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Shake It Up Hero – Liz

Friday, 9 September 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero this week is Liz who, together with her husband Bradden, is raising funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research and getting fitter at the same time! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?…

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Shake It Up Hero – Courtney

Friday, 2 September 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is a hero on two fronts – as a researcher and through his fundraising efforts he is at the forefront of the quest for better treatments and ultimately a cure. 1. What Drives Your Commitment…

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Shake It Up Hero – Jacob

Friday, 26 August 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is running for his Papa as part of Team Quinn in South Australia’s City to Bay. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Papa. I love him. He is a really funny…

Marie and her Dad at the finish line of the Swan River Run

Shake It Up Hero – Marie

Friday, 19 August 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Marie who has been running, cooking, hosting and advocating for Shake It Up to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My dad Damon was diagnosed…

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Shake It Up Hero – Danielle

Friday, 22 July 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Danielle who is collaborating with her business network to raise funds for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2000. He was…

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Shake It Up Heroes – Sandra & Noel

Friday, 24 June 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Heroes are Sandra and Noel who have been shaking things up at their local markets to support their Son Vaughan who is also one of our Shake It Up Heroes. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to…

Shake It Up Hero – Gary

Friday, 27 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Gary who is going to great heights to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? We have a family friend who suffers, albeit quietly…

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Shake It Up Hero – Kirrilly

Friday, 20 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero has honoured her Dad by completing a half marathon and in the process raised $1000 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad suffered from Parkinson’s for around 10 years…

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Shake It Up Hero – Ben

Friday, 13 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero sacrificed his impressive head of hair and in the process raised over $4500 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad’s recent diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease…