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Dear Shake It Up Supporter,

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2017.

Such an exciting year is ahead. Since establishment Shake It Up has committed over $2.8M to Parkinson's research projects in Australia and promising progress being made. This year we will have the opportunity to significantly increase this commitment however, as always, we must ensure that funding is available to support our incredibly talented researchers, and move Parkinson's research forward towards better treatments and ultimately a cure. 

We can all make a difference in some way and we hope that you can behind our Pause 4 Parkinson's campaign during April for World Parkinson's Month. Participating is easy – simply gather your friends and family or work colleagues and hold an event anytime in April doing something you love!  Maybe a morning tea, golf day, wine and cocktail night, movie night or a sausage sizzle, the opportunities are endless.

Together we can unite to give a voice and raise awareness for those living with Parkinson’s, and raise funds for vital Australian Parkinson’s research.

Until next time.

Clyde, Ben and the Shake It Up team

Pause 4 Parkinson's April 2017


This April, come together with family, friends and colleagues and help us raise much needed funds for Parkinson’s research.

Participating is easy – simply hold an event anytime in April doing something you love! Maybe a morning tea, golf day, cocktail night, movie night or a sausage sizzle.  Together we make a difference!



 

Founder Clyde Campbell appointed as Australia Day Ambassador - 2017

Our founder Clyde Campbell was announced as an Australia Day Ambassador. 

For 2017 Clyde and his family were very proud to Celebrate Australia Day with with the wonderful community of Cobar.

New Research suggests connection between Gut bacteria and Parkinson's 


New research findings suggest one’s gut bacteria may play a role in Parkinson’s disease. Scientists are studying the connection between the intestinal tract and Parkinson's as the nervous systems of the gut and the brain are connected.

Tips for Coping with the Heat


With temperatures soaring across the country, here are our top tips for keeping cool.

Previous Pause 4 Parkinson's Heroes

We take a look at a couple of our Shake It Up Heroes that hosted events for Pause 4 Parkinsons last year.   Click on the image below to read what they did to Shake Things Up for Parkinson's
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