Heroes

Heroes

Spano IGA Race Day raises over $54k for Parkinson's research

Our Heroes and Highest Fundraiser for 2017 are the Spano Family

Friday, 12 January 2018

Each week we profile the many amazing supporters around the country that are fundraising for Parkinson’s research.    Today we shine the spotlight on our  highest individual fundraisers for 2017- the Spano Group Spanos IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful…

Graeme gets his local community involved to support Parkinson's

Our Hero Graeme gets his Local Community Involved

Friday, 8 December 2017

Our hero this week is Graeme who got involved after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 7 years ago.    With his brother Ron also living with Parkinson’s it’s a cause close to his heart.   After hiding from his condition for years Graeme…

Our Hero Stephanie takes on the Noosa Triathlon

Friday, 17 November 2017

Our hero this week is Stephanie who took on the Noosa Triathlon to raise funds for a cure.   Seeing the impact that Parkinson’s has on her Dad inspired Stephanie to get involved and raise awareness and funds to provide a better quality…

Joel runs a marathon for Parkinson's

Our Hero Runs a Marathon for Parkinson’s

Friday, 6 October 2017

Our hero this week is Joel who took on the Marathon in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.   As a teenager, he saw the impact that Parkinson’s had on his Grandmother’s daily living and identity.  Joel believes it’s important to…

McAllister Family Shake It Up for Parkinson's

Our Heroes the McAllister Family Shake It Up for Parkinson’s

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Our heroes this week are the McAllister family who rallied behind their Father Bruce McAllister who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s just over two weeks ago. They wasted no time getting involved and turned their Dad’s diagnosis into doing something positive…

L to R – Juliet Holmes à Court, Paolo Totaro and Ruth Levine: Photo credit - Toby Evans / Toby Centre Photography

Trembling Man Exhibition a Resounding Success

Friday, 25 August 2017

Several hundred people attended a poetry reading and book launch of the Trembling Man – Two Artists and a Poet Exhibition at the Royal Botanical Gardens on 9 July to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and over $7000 for Shake…