Tag: fundraising

Our hero this week is Andrew, who recently ran in the Gold Coast Half Marathon for Shake It Up. Andrew had a great time at the event, finishing the ha...
This August, multi-award winning entertainer and Shake It Up Ambassador, Peter Byrne, will perform the 50th Anniversary Neil Diamond Hot August Night ...
Our newest Shake It Up Ambassador, Amy Ruffle, completed the Run Melbourne Half Marathon on the weekend, raising funds and awareness for ParkinsonR...
Happy Birthday to Shake It Up supporters Emmanuelle and Joshua who chose to fundraise for Parkinson’s research at their birthday party. The pair...
In May this year, Sarah Buckpitt and her cycling friends put together the Pedal for Parkinson’s Tasmania Tour. Riding 500km across 5 days, the t...
Our fundraising hero this week is Brodie, who ran a half marathon in the Brisbane Marathon Festival and raised $2,020 for Shake It Up to further Parki...
Have you heard about our hero Gary who treks Mt Everest for Shake It Up? Gary has been visiting Mt Everest year on year, including as a virtual challe...
Our heroes this week are the West Family, who committed to move every day for the month of April as part of Pause 4 Parkinson’s and Parkinson’s Aw...
Our hero this week is Julia Riese, the director of Life in Scrubs, who is supporting Shake It Up this year through sales of her new product line of sc...
Looking for a way to support Parkinson’s Research this April for Pause 4 Parkinson’s? How about ‘climbing’ Mt Everest from whe...
In Parkinson’s Awareness Month (April) this year, Michael Jennings, Joe Macrae, John Collison and Lucas Overton will take on the Newcastle Half ...
In April this year, Ben Coburn and a group of his friends will take on a mammoth challenge involving swimming, running and board paddling around Newca...
Our hero this week is Kim who is riding 800km in March to raise funds for Parkinson’s research. This mammoth challenge is inspired by Kim’...
Congratulations to our hero this week, Corene, who challenged herself to walk 10,000 steps every day for the month of January for her partner Nath who...
2021 was another challenging year for all of us, with many unable to fundraise due to changing local restrictions and more time at home. Despite that,...
2021 was another challenging year for all of us, with many unable to fundraise due to changing local restrictions and more time at home. Despite that,...
Our hero this week is Suzanne Cox who recently ran a 45km trail in the Blue Mountains for Parkinson’s, inspired by her late father who had Parki...
A big thank you and huge congratulations go to our Point to Pinnacle heroes this week who completed the gruelling challenge last weekend for Shake It ...
Our heroes this week are the huge team of over 140 people from Tribute Boxing, led by Alex and Leo who recently worked together to walk, run, cycle an...
When Hobart mum Sonya Enkelmann lines up for the Point to Pinnacle this weekend, she will achieve a long-term goal. It isn’t however quite how this ...
Singer/Songwriter, Amanda Canzurlo, who has long performed under the pseudonym of Bloom, has been gaining acclaim for her smooth deep vocals and her f...
Our hero this week is Alicia, who walked 200km over the month of September for Parkinson’s along with her furry friend, Charlie! She raised an a...
Our heroes this week are the lovely folk at Dunalley and Marion Bay Sailing Club who recently hosted a ‘Pirates of the Peninsula’ fundrais...
Our hero this week is Michelle who set herself the challenge of 200km of walking and cycling in the month of May for Parkinson’s. Along with a c...
Today we celebrate the achievements of Gary and his team of Everest Trekkers – our heroes for a number of years now! They recently completed the...
Shake It Up is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Betterthat.com – a new online marketplace helping you shop with purpose. Better That ...
Our hero this week is Daniel, who had planned to run in the Run Melbourne Half Marathon in July this year. Unfortunately, due to lockdown, Run Melbour...
How many push ups can you do? Our fundraising hero this week is Tom who has taken on a monumental challenge to complete 10,000 push ups for Parkinson&...
Our hero this week is Lucy, who was planning to run the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon recently. When the event was cancelled due to the Sydney C...
In May, our ice skaters, Owen and Sandra Turner, along with their daughters Mikaela and Kiera and Kiera’s partner Elijah challenged themselves to sk...
Our hero this week is Mimi, who bravely fundraised for Shake It Up while preparing for DBS surgery. Mimi collected funds in the lead up to shaving her...
Our hero this week is Alistair, who took on the mighty challenge of  the Brisbane Half Marathon for Parkinson’s. Alistair is inspired by his Da...
Our heroes this week, the long-walk legends Will and Corrie Boag are setting off again this year as part of their ongoing project ‘Will to Walk&...
This week’s heroes have set a very unique challenge for themselves! Owen and Sandra Turner, along with their daughters Mikaela and Kiera and Kie...
Last weekend, Shake It Up supporter, David Cox, and a team of friends walked from Manly to Bondi in a huge marathon effort for Parkinson’s, rais...
Our hero this week is Melissa, who has been walking 10k steps per day in April for Pause 4 Parkinson’s. Melissa is motivated to find a cure for ...
Thanks to the support of Veritas Events, we are so pleased to present to you a new series of videos about Parkinson’s stories. The first two in this...
Thanks to the support of Veritas Events, we are so pleased to present to you a new series of videos about Parkinson’s stories. The first two in this...
Thanks to the support of Veritas Events, we are so pleased to present to you a new series of videos about Parkinson’s stories. The first two in this...
This April will mark the 10th anniversary of the Shake It Up Australia Foundation. The past decade has seen significant strides taken towards a cure ...
Thanks to the support of Veritas Events, we are so pleased to present to you a new series of videos about Parkinson’s stories. The first two in this...
2 months ago, we featured Annie who was planning to walk 20km for her Dad who has Parkinson’s. Together with her friends and family, Annie compl...
Our hero this week is Glen who, together with the team at Corporate Box Gym Fortitude Valley, hosted a interclub beginners fight night for Parkinson&#...
Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2021 is just a couple of weeks away! How quickly this year has flown by. April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day, and throughout...
Thanks to the support of Veritas Events, we are so pleased to present to you a new series of videos about Parkinson’s stories. The first in this...
Mother-daughter team Marion and Jess are back to complete another trek for Parkinson’s. Together, they walked El Camino in 2018 with Shake It Up...
April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day, and throughout the month of April fundraising and awareness raising events will be taking place all over the worl...
Is 2021 the year you challenge yourself for Parkinson’s? Be inspired by our hero this week, Alexandra, who challenged herself for Parkinson̵...
Even via email, we can tell Annie is passionate! She’s our hero this week because she and a friend are taking on a huge 20km walk to raise funds...
We had so many amazing fundraising heroes for 2020 that we had to split it into two hero posts! 2020 was an extremely difficult year and with most of ...

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