Events News

Larapinta Trek for Parkinson’s 2019

Monday, 29 October 2018

Join us on Shake It Up’s Trek for Treatment: Larapinta 2019 and help us raise funds! Central Australia is abundant with natural beauty, offering everything from ancient red rock formations, spectacular gorges and canyons to crowd-pleasing starry nights, breathtaking sunrises…

Lennox Head lunch raised $30k for Shake It Up

Friday, 22 June 2018

  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 together in support of Parkinson’s and raise $30k for research. Of…

Winter Gigs Shine a Light on Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Ocean Grove locals braved the Winter weather once again to support the Light of Day Australia Winter Gigs fundraising event. Now in its fourth year, the event was a fantastic success with over $20,000 raised for those living with Parkinson’s. For the…

Trembling Man Exhibition

Our Hero Paolo hosts a Exhibition for Parkinson’s

Monday, 10 July 2017

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 entwine their three art forms; poems, paintings and objects, to tell of Paolo’s memories, created…

Walk or run for a Parkinson’s cure

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Since shake It Up was founded a huge amount of our support has come from supporters choosing to participate in athletic events around the country and asking family and friends to sponsor them. To this day, this revenue steam is…

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…

Spano’s Race day is back

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Spano IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful annual race day and Shake It Up has again been chosen as the nominated charity for the 2016 event which will take place at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday…

Doll Club Shakes It Up for their annual fundraiser

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Shake It Up is delighted to have been chosen as the 2016 Charity recipient of The Dolls Collectors Club of NSW. Their major event is the Annual Doll Fair and everyone is welcome! Details: When: 30th and 31st July, 2016…

Pause 4 Parkinson’s Wrap Up

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Coinciding with World Parkinson’s Day, the month of April saw over 4000 Australians participate in Shake It Up’s annual Pause 4 Parkinson’s campaign! Collectively this group of people were responsible for raising awareness of Parkinson’s and the need for more…

Connecting supporters directly with researchers

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Last Friday Shake It Up CEO, Ben Young hosted a research information session in Brisbane where supporters had the opportunity to hear directly from researchers at The University of Queensland. Associate Professor Trent Woodruff and Dr Richard Gordon shared their…

All around Australia – we Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Thursday, 14 April 2016

With World Parkinson’s Day earlier this week, we are excited to share with you some of the fantastic fundraising events that have been happening around Australia. Below are just a handful of events that have taken place so far –…

Shake It Up team Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Monday, 4 April 2016

The team at Shake It Up got right into the spirit of Pause 4 Parkinson’s on Sunday 3 April, with Founder Clyde and his wife Carolyn hosting Foundation Ambassadors, Board Members, and Pause 4 Parkinson’s major sponsors for a delicious…