Heroes

Heroes

Running for Parkinson's

Our Shake It Up Heroes run for Parkinson’s

Friday, 14 July 2017

With the athletic season in full swing we thought we would throwback to some of our amazing supporters who have participated in an events over the years.   Each has a personal story of what inspired them to get involved. Simply…

Our Hero Kathleen with her Dad

Our Hero Kathleen Shakes it Up for Parkinson’s

Friday, 7 July 2017

Our hero this week is Kathleen who has held two fundraisers for Shake It Up.  Kathleen’s dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2015 and since then she has been passionate about raising funds for research.   Her fundraisers have ranged from…

Kim Riley runs the SMH Half Marathon for Parkinson's

Our Hero Kim runs the SMH Half Marathon for his Dad

Friday, 16 June 2017

Kim’s Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a few years ago and to raise funds and awareness he ran the  SMH Half Marathon. Completing the half marathon is a great reward in itself, but for Kim the greatest reward was having everyone…

Cumberland View Aged Care supports Parkinson's Research

Our Heroes John & Audrey support Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2017

Friday, 26 May 2017

Our Heroes this week are John and his wife Audrey who both live with Parkinson’s.  For World Parkinson’s Day they hosted an event for Pause 4 Parkinson’s by getting their residents support group together.  They encourage everyone to just do something…

Tamara supports her Mum who has Parkinson's disease at her recent wedding

Our Hero Tamara supports her Mum who has Parkinson’s

Friday, 12 May 2017

With Mothers Day on Sunday this weeks hero shows how important her Mum is to her.   Tamara’s Mum was diagnosed with Parkinson’s some time ago, she but rarely complains despite the daily challenges of this disease, her Dad is now her…

Brady Family gets behind Pause 4 Parkinson's

The Brady Family gets behind Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Our heroes this week are the Brady family who despite the challenges got involved in Pause 4 Parkinson’s and raised over $650 for research.  Greg Brady was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 26 years ago and has shown amazing strength, patience and determination…

Olivia Bailey Shakes It Up for Parkinson's

Our Hero Olivia gets fundraising for Parkinson’s

Friday, 7 April 2017

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 Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2017 last weekend by hosting a sausage sizzle.  In just 3…