Fundraising

Fundraising

Shake It Up Hero – Liz

Friday, 9 September 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero this week is Liz who, together with her husband Bradden, is raising funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research and getting fitter at the same time! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?…

Shake It Up Hero – Courtney

Friday, 2 September 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is a hero on two fronts – as a researcher and through his fundraising efforts he is at the forefront of the quest for better treatments and ultimately a cure. 1. What Drives Your Commitment…

Shake It Up Hero – Jacob

Friday, 26 August 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is running for his Papa as part of Team Quinn in South Australia’s City to Bay. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Papa. I love him. He is a really funny…

Shake It Up Hero – Marie

Friday, 19 August 2016

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 Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My dad Damon was diagnosed…

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…

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…

Can I really make a difference?

Thursday, 16 June 2016

A question I am asked often as the CEO of Shake It Up is, ‘Is my $100 donation really going to make a difference when hundreds of thousands, if not millions, are needed to keep Parkinson’s research moving forward?’ The answer to…

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…

Shake It Up Hero – Gary

Friday, 27 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Gary who is going to great heights to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? We have a family friend who suffers, albeit quietly…

Shake It Up Hero – Kirrilly

Friday, 20 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero has honoured her Dad by completing a half marathon and in the process raised $1000 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad suffered from Parkinson’s for around 10 years…

Shake It Up Hero – Ben

Friday, 13 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero sacrificed his impressive head of hair and in the process raised over $4500 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad’s recent diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease…