Thank You Orange County!

What a beautiful day we had at Moving Day Orange County! It was so wonderful to see so many members of our community come out and join together. THANK YOU for joining us and for your efforts in building awareness of and raising important funds for Parkinson’s Disease.

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I want to make sure to give a special thanks and recognition to Karen Skipper and the Tremble Clefs. We were so honored to have their performance kick off our 2018 walk!

Join us in thanking our National Partners: Right at Home, Sunovion, Medtronic, Impax, AbbVie, Boston Scientific, ADAMAS, Lundbeck. Thank you to our Local Sponsors: US WorldMeds and Abbott; Media Sponsor: OC Weekly; and In-kind Sponsors: Core Water, Suja Juice, Clif Bar, and RX Bars.

Thank you to our Resource Pavilion exhibitors: Dr. Pedouim of Newport Beach, Rogue Physical Therapy and Wellness, PAOC, Kaiser Permanente, Rock Steady Boxing OC with Gary Ballard, Melissa Adylia Calasanz, The Alexander Technique, Rock Steady Boxing at Fight Club in Fountain Valley, The World Parkinson’s Coalition, and Soaring for Hope.

And of course a special thanks to our Movement Pavilion Presenters who helped inspire everyone to find different ways that they can keep moving: Claire McLean of Rogue Physical Therapy and Wellness, Gary Ballard of Rock Steady Boxing, Gabi Frei of Pep4U, and Gina Quintana and Meg Glaser Teran of Dance for PD.

And thank you to all of our incredible volunteers, especially Sam Torres who helped facilitate and coordinate our Movement Pavilion activities.

Congratulations to current top teams: Team Price, Hochgesang Family, No “Park”ing, Fight Club RSB, DJ’s Movers, Team Perez, Right At Home, Sue’s Shakers, Kathleen’s Crew, and PAOC/Tremble Clefs/Pep4U.

Thank you to EVERYONE who came out to make the event so very special! With your help we were able to raise over $50,000 to further our mission of making life better for people living with Parkinson’s Disease! We are so appreciative of all that you do for the Parkinson’s community and are grateful for your support and dedication.

We hope that you enjoyed Moving Day 2018 and can’t wait to move into 2019 with you! See you next year!

With gratitude,

Lauren Williamson
Parkinson’s Foundation
Community Development Director

Moving Day has raised nearly $45 million and brought more than 186,000 participants together.