Heroes

Heroes

Morgan Runs a Half Marathon for her Mum

Friday, 14 September 2018

Our hero this week is Morgan who is taking on the half marathon in the Sydney Running Festival. Morgan’s Mum suffers from Multi Systems Atrophy (MSA) which has a lot of similarities to Parkinson’s.     There’s no doubt the training…

Our hero Srithi runs for her Grandfather

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Inspired by her grandfather, our hero this week is Srithi who ran the City2Surf earlier this month raising much needed funds and awareness. For family members, watching a loved one suffer with Parkinson’s can be impactful. We are so proud…

Jeff Walks the Camino for Parkinson’s

Friday, 3 August 2018

Welcome to Jeff who is joining us on the Camino Trek for Parkinson’s.  This is Jeff’s second fundraising adventure supporting Shake It Up.  In 2017 he travelled to China with his daughter Claire and her best friend Liz and walked…

Shaky Sounds

Shaky Sounds Music Gig Supports Parkinson’s

Friday, 20 July 2018

Our hero this week is Amy who hosted a live music event “Shaky Sounds” to support her Dad who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s.  Amy watched as Dad went from being Dad, a person that you go to for advice, to…

Marion and Jess join us on Camino for a Cure

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Welcome to Marion and Jess who are joining us on the El Camino Trek for Parkinson’s. Marion was diagnosed with Parkinson’s last year but that hasn’t stopped her from enjoying what she loves. Her daughter Jess jumped at the chance…

Mates Ride Across the Country for Parkinson’s

Monday, 18 June 2018

Our heroes this week are a team of 8 mates that embarked on an adventure ride from the most Western Point of Australia to the most Eastern Point. Not only is this trip ticking off a bucket list item but is also…

A Fundraiser with a Difference!

Friday, 25 May 2018

We love it when our supporters get creative and support the foundation in a variety of different ways.  For the past 3 years, Kathleen has hosted an event in our April Pause 4 Parkinson’s campaign. These events have ranged from…

Will and Corrie Walk the Camino

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

This weeks Shake It Up Hero is Will, who, alongside his wife, has set of to walk on different caminos throughout Europe and also penned a book (with proceeds going to Shake It Up) called “Youʼre the guy with Parkinsonʼs”. 1. What…