Tag: Host an Event

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...
2019 was a huge year for our Shake It Up fundraisers who collectively raised over $423,538 for Parkinson’s research by hosting their own DIY events,...
Meet our hero for this week, Anne-Marie, who is using the busy summer Christmas season to raise awareness and funds for Shake It Up through her market...
Our heroes this week are Kitty and her dad Stephen who have taken on a huge project in their local community. Next April, Stephen and Kitty will be ho...
Just over 2 months ago now, our Larapinta Trekkers returned from their inspiring experience in the Central Australian desert. Two trekkers, Jo and Jim...
There’s lots of ways to put the ‘fun’ in fundraising – And this time of year is the best for fun fundraising events!  Recently,  Sophie orga...
Our hero this week is Rani Doss who put on her own 4km walk around the Maribyrnong river and invited the local community to join her. Rani’s dad w...
Kim is a woman on a mission! Kim aimed high this year for Pause 4 Parkinson’s, targeting local and national media through a photo opportunity with h...
We are thrilled to have the support of “Desperado the Eagles Show” as they fight Parkinson’s together. Band member, Vernon, was diagnosed with P...
For Pause 4 Parkinson’s this year, Debbie Clark and her husband decided to host a curry night with over 120 attendees. The night was a huge success ...
Our hero this week is Andy, whose courage to stand up and bring awareness of Parkinson’s to his community is truly inspiring. This year, Andy is sup...
On Thursday 16 November 2017 Shake It Up was the beneficiary of a very special fundraising dinner at Buon Ricordo restaurant in Paddington. Armando Pe...
Shake It Up and the Star played host to a fantastic night of dancing and singing along to Neil Diamond’s Hot August Night performed by Peter Byrne a...
On the 22nd June 2018 Shake It Up hosted its annual charity lunch at the Beef and Beach restaurant Lennox Head.  The day saw the local community come...
Our heroes this week are brothers, Rufus and Toby Young. Although they’re only 4 and 2 years old respectively, the little supporters managed to reac...
Our hero this week is Hannah who chose to support Shake It Up at her wedding by asking guests to give a donation in lieu of gifts.   For Hannah seein...
Poet, Paolo Totaro AM has Parkinson’s disease. He is the Trembling Man. Juliet Holmes à Court and Ruth Levine are artists. Together they work to en...
Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 15 years ago but uses his passion for art to stay strong. Paul will be entering his latest piece into th...
Our hero this week is Olivia whose husband was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s at the age of 40. With 2 young children Olivia got behind Pau...
Today, Pedal 4 Parkinson’s are hitting the road for their trip from Melbourne to Sydney. Over the next 10 days, they will be riding and raising mone...
Our heroes this week are the team from the Fairholme Aquatic Centre who have created an annual event to honour a former swim coach of the centre who ...
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 Par...
This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Johanna, who stepped up her usual running for fundraising, to host her own lawn bowls event! What Drives Your Commi...
Last Thursday 27 August saw the Manly Golden Eagles tee off for Shake It Up Australia. The rain held off for most of the day, with Manly Sea Eagles Gr...
Last Saturday Shake It Up had the opportunity to run what is truly an Aussie institution – the Saturday morning BBQ at Bunnings in Lismore. Our CEO ...
Shake It Up is very excited to have been selected as a house charity for The Scots College in Sydney. The Scots College has a strong community service...
On Friday 19 September the Woollahra Golf Club hosted its annual charity golf day with proceeds going to Shake It Up.   The whole event was a p...
Last week ‘Lex Thai’ in Lennox Head held an opening night which saw over 80 people attend. In support of Shake It Up Australia restaurant owner Le...
Shake It Up Australia Founding Director Clyde Campbell had the privilege of officially opening Berry artist Bernard Mcgrath’s ‘Shaken’ exhibitio...
Last Thursday night the annual Shake It Up “Cocktails for Parkinson’s” celebration took place at the Diageo Headquarters in Sydney.   Guests w...
Northern Rivers locals were offered a real treat last Thursday with Coopers Brewery Managing Director, Tim Cooper, hosting an evening of beer tasting ...
The Moose & Gibson in Wooloongabba, Brisbane, was the scene for an evening of cocktails and canapés as Shake It Up supporter Penny Hoolihan hoste...
The Yarra River provided the perfect backdrop for an outdoor movie screening.   The event raised over $2500 for the Shake It Up Australia Foundation...

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