Party for Parkinson's held across the UK for the Diamond Jubilee
7 June 2012
Our fundraisers celebrated The Queen's Diamond Jubilee in style
this week, by hosting street parties and get-togethers to raise
vital funds for us.
big thank you to everyone who held or attended a Party for Parkinson's - we hope you all had a
Kirstie held a street party for us
Kirstie Lane, 30, from Ashford in Middlesex was diagnosed
with Parkinson's 2 years ago.
She held a local street party for over 60 guests on Tuesday 5
June to raise awareness of the condition. Kirstie raised £241 for
Kirstie said: "Our Jubilee party was excellent even though it
rained, which is expected of the unpredictable good old English
"I was pleased to see a good turnout of people, and I received
great support from all my neighbours and their friends and
"Everybody was more than happy to contribute to the charity, as
a lot of people mentioned it's for a good cause and that they know
someone with Parkinson's."
Image above: Kirstie Lane and family at the street
Big thank you
Clare Chater, our Head of Events, said:
"I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who held a Party
for Parkinson's for us. I've seen some fantastic photos from the
parties, and I'm impressed with the effort made by everybody to
make their party a success despite the elements.
"Funds raised from the events will allow us to continue with our
vital work to find a cure, and improve
the lives of those living with Parkinson's."
There's still time to Party for Parkinson's this summer
Whether it's an Olympic bash or a summer barbecue, a Party for
Parkinson's can be held at any time throughout the year.