Heroes

Heroes

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…

Kingscliff Triathalon for Parkinson's

Our Shake It Up Heroes take on a Triathlon

Friday, 10 February 2017

For this family the biggest reward is the sense of fulfilment which comes from seeing through a promise they made to their Mum who lived with Parkinson’s.  I know Mum would love what we are doing and would feel proud of…

Shake It Up Events Manager Melanie Smith collects $10k Cheque

NSW Dolls Club Raises $10,000 for Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Our heroes this week are the NSW Dolls Club who raised $10,000 through auctions of dolls and through their charity table at the Annual Doll Fair.  The Club is committed to finding a cure to support a member of the club…

Gail Stortz and Liz McMillan support Parkinson's research

Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s fundraiser

Friday, 25 November 2016

Our hero this week is Liz McMillan who hosted a fundraiser “Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s”.   Liz was amazed at the generosity of people and their willingness to be involved. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for…

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…