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Supporters get behind Pause 4 Parkinson's

What drives our Shake It Up heroes to make a difference!

Friday, 22 February 2019

Now in its fourth year, Pause 4 Parkinson’s is officially cemented in the Shake It Up event calendar. In recognition of World Parkinson’s Day, the month of April is a time to unite with friends, family and colleagues to raise awareness and…

Spano IGA Race Day raises over $54k for Parkinson's research

Our Heroes and Highest Fundraiser for 2017 are the Spano Family

Friday, 12 January 2018

Each week we profile the many amazing supporters around the country that are fundraising for Parkinson’s research.    Today we shine the spotlight on our  highest individual fundraisers for 2017- the Spano Group Spanos IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful…

McAllister Family Shake It Up for Parkinson's

Our Heroes the McAllister Family Shake It Up for Parkinson’s

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Our heroes this week are the McAllister family who rallied behind their Father Bruce McAllister who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s just over two weeks ago. They wasted no time getting involved and turned their Dad’s diagnosis into doing something positive…

Running for Parkinson's

Our Shake It Up Heroes run for Parkinson’s

Friday, 14 July 2017

With the athletic season in full swing we thought we would throwback to some of our amazing supporters who have participated in an events over the years.   Each has a personal story of what inspired them to get involved. Simply…

Cumberland View Aged Care supports Parkinson's Research

Our Heroes John & Audrey support Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017

Our Heroes this week are John and his wife Audrey who both live with Parkinson’s.  For World Parkinson’s Day they hosted an event for Pause 4 Parkinson’s by getting their residents support group together.  They encourage everyone to just do something…

Kingscliff Triathalon for Parkinson's

Our Shake It Up Heroes take on a Triathlon

Friday, 10 February 2017

For this family the biggest reward is the sense of fulfilment which comes from seeing through a promise they made to their Mum who lived with Parkinson’s.  I know Mum would love what we are doing and would feel proud of…

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…

Bev shakes it up for Parkinson's research at her Pause4parkinsons event 2016

Shake It Up Heroes – Bev and Kelly

Friday, 4 March 2016

Meet Bev and Kelly, our wonderful Shake It Up Heroes who have joined forces to Pause 4 Parkinson’s for their fundraiser in La Perouse. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? Bev: Apart from my own personal desire to…