Our Ambassadors all have a personal connection to Parkinson’s and are excited to be on board for 2015 Parkinson’s! They will be lending their voice to the thousands around Australia uniting to raise awareness for Parkinson’s.
Television and Radio PersonalityLiz’s passion for finding a cure stems from her own exposure to Parkinson’s disease. Liz’s Grandmother who was a prima-ballerina dancing for Germany and her grandfather both suffered from Parkinson’s and her uncle currently lives with the disease.
Chief Football Analyst – SBS, ex Australian FootballerHeralding from the Northern Rivers of NSW, Craig was first drawn to Shake It Up after hearing the inspirational story of brothers Clyde and Greg Campbell who also grew up in the Northern Rivers
Fashionista, Mentor, supportive wife and motherPhoebes has been on the Parkinson’s journey with her husband Robert since his diagnosis two years ago. A passionate supporter for Shake It Up, Phoebes is a fashionable force to be reckoned with, stating that, as a family, they have no intentions of giving into Parkinson’s because – “there is nothing fashionable about Parkinson’s”.
‘GLOSS’ Managing Editor, self confessed digital media and branding geekDiagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson’s at just 35 years young, Kate wanted to be involved in doing something proactive as well as raise awareness for the everyday young Australians also living with Parkinson’s.
TV Personality Sally joined the Shake It Up Team as an ambassador with her co host, Tom Williams, after meeting Clyde Campbell a number of times on the show and learning of the far reaching impact Parkinson’s has on the lives of over 70,000 Aussie families.