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Parky the Raccoon Helps Travelers Attend World Parkinson Congress 2016

Parky made its debut in Montreal at the World Parkinson Congress 2013. Selling these stuffed toy raccoons was a “last minute” fundraising idea, leaving no time to create and advertise a Parky fundraising campaign. Much to everyone’s surprise and delight, Parky … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 16

Marg Meikle, the founder of Porridge For Parkinson’s, passed away in December 2013.  Dearly missed, Marg’s legacy lives on, and so does the search for a cure for this neurodegenerative disease. Join her family, friends and community at this year’s … Continue reading

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Lunch with Margaret Trudeau at Mental Health Event in Vancouver: Thursday, November 6

Did you know that 500,000 Canadians will not go to work today because of mental illness? This greatly impacts the people with mental health issues, their families and communities. It also hurts the bottom line of businesses. Enter The Economic … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 17

Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 13th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.

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Send Prayers & Blessings to Bev Ribaudo as She Fights Breast Cancer

If you or someone you know has Parkinson’s, you probably know Bev Ribaudo — aka Yuma Bev. Diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease, Bev writes one of the most popular,  informative Parkinson’s blogs in the PD community. She is a tireless … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 18

Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 12th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.

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The Flying Pig Heads to Lafayette, California for the “Danville Tour d’Elegance” Fundraiser for Parkinson’s

Flying pigs may not be kosher, but they sure are cute. And they love backseat driving in shiny expensive cars! This one is headed to Lafayette, California for the Danville Tour d’Elegance weekend September 15 & 16, 2012. This year’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Illinois Plant Nursery Sprouts “Pink Night” Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Thursday, July 26

If you happen to be in St. Charles, Illinois this Thursday night, drop by Wasco Nursery for their second annual Pink Night. Buy some plants, flowers, refreshments and raffle tickets. You’ll be supporting  the Invincibelle Spirit Campaign to raise $1 million … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig Heads to Britain to Join Scott Westwood’s Pilgrimage for Parkinson’s Fundraiser

Flying pigs may not be kosher, but they sure are cute. And they love incredibly long walks! This one is headed overseas to the UK to catch up with a young lad called Scott Westwood. Scott is walking from John … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Pink Moving Truck is on a Roll to Help Fight Breast Cancer!

Don’t be surprised if you see a 53-foot bright pink moving truck in your neighbourhood! Stevens Worldwide Van Lines has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and is raising money for the foundation through corporate donations from each private … Continue reading

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