Heroes

Heroes

Mates Ride Across the Country for Parkinson’s

Friday, 25 May 2018

Our heroes this week are a team of 8 mates that have 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…

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…

Rachel Bubb Shakes It Up for Parkinson's

Sisters Bake to Help Find a Cure For Parkinson’s

Friday, 11 May 2018

Our heroes this week are sisters Rachel and Charlotte who whipped up some yummy desserts to sell at her work cafe and also asked people to donate their coffee change to help raise funds for Parkinson’s research.  While their motivation…

Pause 4 Parkinson’s Afternoon Tea Honours Arnie’s Memory

Friday, 27 April 2018

Our hero this week is Cheryl who hosted an afternoon tea for Pause 4 Parkinson’s.   Cheryl’s husband Arnie sadly passed away last year but hasn’t stopped her from continuing to honour his memory and raising funds for a cure.  The afternoon tea hosted friends…

Trekking the El Camino for Parkinson's

Marion and Jess join us on Camino for a Cure

Tuesday, 24 April 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…

Our Hero this week is the “Parky Park Runner”

Friday, 20 April 2018

Our hero this week was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at the age of 52 but is committed to keeping fit and healthy while raising funds for research.   If you saw the UniteForParkinson’s video on World Parkinson’s Day you may have noticed…

Our Hero Robyn Paints for Parkinson’s

Friday, 30 March 2018

Our hero this week is Robyn who donates a percentage of each of her paintings in memory of her Mum who passed away with Parkinson’s.  Robyn never dreamed that when she started taking painting lessons all those years ago that…

Alec and Megan Swim for Parkinson’s

Friday, 23 February 2018

This weekend our heroes Alec and Megan are swimming 19.7km in one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the Rottnest Channel Swim. Seeing the impact that Parkinson’s has had on their Pop inspired them to get involved and fundraise for research.  The thought…

Our Hero Georgia joins the El Camino Trek for her Dad

Friday, 9 February 2018

Seeing a loved one diagnosed with Parkinson’s inspired Georgia to jump straight in and join the Shake It Up team in the El Camino trek for Parkinson’s.  After setting herself a fundraising target of $7000 Georgia is well on her way…