Heroes

Heroes

Shake It Up Hero – Gary

Friday, 27 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Gary who is going to great heights to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? We have a family friend who suffers, albeit quietly…

Shake It Up Hero – Kirrilly

Friday, 20 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero has honoured her Dad by completing a half marathon and in the process raised $1000 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad suffered from Parkinson’s for around 10 years…

Shake It Up Hero – Ben

Friday, 13 May 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero sacrificed his impressive head of hair and in the process raised over $4500 for Parkinson’s research. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My Dad’s recent diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease…

Graeme Fear hosts golf day to raise funds for Parkinson's

Shake It Up Hero – Graeme

Thursday, 28 April 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is also a Shake It Up Board member, choosing to participate in Pause 4 Parkinson’s by hosting his very own fundraising golf day! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?…

Pause 4 Parkinson’s – why you should get involved

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Pause 4 Parkinson’s is just around the corner! People from all over Australia are organising their fundraising event – in their home with friends and family, out and about, or in their work place with colleagues! Whilst some events are…

Katrina is organising Dance for Parkinson's

Shake It Up hero – Katrina

Thursday, 24 March 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Katrina, who, as a part of Pause 4 Parkinson’s 2016 has organised ‘Dance 4 Parkinson’s’ in Melbourne’s Federation Square! 1. What drives your commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? I have always…

Bev shakes it up for Parkinson's research at her Pause4parkinsons event 2016

Shake It Up Heroes – Bev and Kelly

Friday, 4 March 2016

Meet Bev and Kelly, our wonderful Shake It Up Heroes who have joined forces to Pause 4 Parkinson’s for their fundraiser in La Perouse. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? Bev: Apart from my own personal desire to…

Shake It Up Hero – Carol

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero this week is the wonderful Carol, who celebrated her milestone birthday in a unique and heartfelt way. 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a year…

Shake It Up Hero – Sunday

Thursday, 4 February 2016

It is not often that you have a creative 9 year old selling her creations for a cure, but that is what the big hearted, generous and very talented Sunday has been doing for the past year, with her pieces…

Shake It Up Heroes – Christine and Michael

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Our Shake It Up heroes this week are dynamic duo Michael and Christine who held their own mini festival – A Day in The Paddock for Parkinson’s to raise money for Shake It Up! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to…

Shake It Up Hero – Natasha

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Our Shake It Up Hero is Natasha, who for the second year running, lit up her house with a beautiful array of Christmas lights all to raise money for Shake It Up! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a…

Spanos Race Day 2015 success!

Monday, 14 December 2015

Spanos IGA are becoming well known for their wonderful race days. After nine years on the go, for the second year Shake It Up was chosen as the beneficiary! A whopping 470 people attended the Race Day with Spanos ensuring they…

Will and Corrie

Shake It Up Hero – Will Boag

Thursday, 10 December 2015

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…

Shake It Up Hero – Rachel

Thursday, 3 December 2015

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is Rachel who is organising an upcoming band night, raising funds for Shake It Up! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My uncle passed away last year from cancer but…

Shake It Up Heroes – Chandler Family

Thursday, 26 November 2015

This week’s Shake It Up heroes are the Chandler family – running for their father/grandfather, running for a cure! 1. What drives your commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s? My father Ron suffers from Parkinson’s and it’s very tough…