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…

Belinda run for her Dad to find a cure for Parkinson's

Our Hero Belinda Runs for her Dad

Friday, 11 August 2017

Our hero this week is Belinda who participated in Run Melbourne to honour her Dad who lived with Parkinson’s before he passed away in 2015.  Seeing her Dad deal with the everyday challenges that Parkinson’s presents inspired her to continue the fight…

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…