Moving Day (R) Augusta, GA
Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s annual fundraising walk event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.
Moving Day Augusta 2013 raised over $34,000 - exceeding the original goal of $30,000! Proceeds raised from the campaign help to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.
Registration is now open for Moving Day Augusta, GA 2014. The committee is hard at work to make this year's event even better! If you are interested in volunteering please contact Kay Hays, Moving Day Fundraiser & Sponsors contact, at 803.593.6605 or at Khays65@comcast.net.
Moving Day raises awareness of Parkinson’s both nationally and in the Central Savannah River Area community. It is 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'
This event will be located at the Wilson Family Y Track.
The Moving Day Event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made on the event day at the event site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site.
It is estimated that 1 million people in the United States have Parkinson’s disease (PD) with about 50,000 – 60,000 new cases diagnosed nationally each year. Based in Augusta, the National Parkinson Foundation Central Savannah River Area Chapter (CSRA Parkinson Support Group) has been dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by PD in counties in Georgia and South Carolina for over 20 years. We reach out locally through our monthly meetings, lunch get-togethers, newsletter, health fairs and exercise programs. We support PD research through the locally based Georgia Health Sciences University and through contributions to NPF. We are a small, all-volunteer organization that is constantly seeking ways to better serve those affected by PD in our region. We believe Moving Day® will be a great step in the right direction.
Support a friend or family member and help them reach their Moving Day fundraising goal. You can join their team or make a donation. More
A special thanks to our local sponsors who make this all possible.