Support Eileen Stanbury for Parkinson SuperWalk
Our Parkinson Community Stands Together: No Matter What.
One thing that is constant in the journey with Parkinson's is change. It is an individual condition that impacts everyone differently. My father had Parkinson's and my husband was diagnosed with Parkinson's 3 years ago. My family has learned through our journey is that we need to stay flexible, and understand that there are things outside of our control. This is my first time participating in the Parkinson Canada Superwalk. I had no idea how much money I could raise so I originally set a fundraising goal of $500.00. I raised that in one day. I changed the goal three times and now my goal is $2,000.00. So far I have walked 114 miles and hope to have achieved 150 by September 12th. I have been walking in my neighbourhood that I moved to a year and a half ago. I have discovered a Pollinator garden in my neighbourhood that I was not aware of and I have also been walking the trails at the nearby college. Before I joined the Superwalk, I had never tried any of the trails at the college. It has been an amazing time of discovery for me. Before this I had done all my exercising indoors.
One thing I am certain of is that Parkinson’s is an important cause and that families impacted by Parkinson’s still benefit from support, education, advocacy and guidance on how to navigate it, and research to one day prevent it. My walk and your donation support these important goals.
This September, I’m joining everyday heroes from communities across Canada as part of Parkinson Canada SuperWalk.
More than 25 Canadians are diagnosed with Parkinson's every day; more than one person every hour. By 2031, the number of people living with Parkinson’s in Canada will more than double. I am participating in SuperWalk to fund the increasing need for support, advocacy and research.
Your donation fuels better health outcomes for Canadians living with Parkinson's today, and it supports the Parkinson Canada Research Program which works with Canada's brightest researchers to find the next big breakthroughs in treatment. This is why I'm asking for your support today.
Help me ensure Parkinson Canada is there for Canadians living with Parkinson’s today – while funding research into better treatments and one day, a cure.
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Every dollar means new hope. Thank you!
Your gift shows support for the Parkinson Community. It shows them that no matter how things change and no matter what days may bring there is strength in numbers. With unwavering spirits - letting no obstacle hold us back. No matter what.
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