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Moving Day® Buffalo
of Goal
$78,114 Raised

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Coca-Cola Field, Home of the Buffalo Bisons, Buffalo


Number of Teams: 47  |  Event Details


To benefit the National Parkinson Foundation Western New York 



Moving Day® News

Moving Day Buffalo was a great success, drawing nearly 700 participants this year raising more than $75,000 thus far. It was a very poignant day, as this year’s effort worked to raise awareness that firefighters face an increased risk of receiving a Parkinson’s diagnosis and our Moving Day fell on 9/11. To help with that awareness, the Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department brought their new $1.3 million ladder truck. For those who don’t know, the warning on the back of firetrucks has been changed from “Stay 500 feet back” to “Stay 343 feet back” in recognition of the number of firefighters who were killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11/01. At the end of the walk, we had a number of walkers gather around to form the outline of a “P,” resembling our logo. This will become an annual component of our Moving Day going forward. Donations can be made through early October by going to Thank you for all of your support, and Let’s Keep Moving!!!


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Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation Western New York’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.

It will be 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'

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  1 -  Top Mover! - Gold Level Personal Gift Robert Russell ($6,672.26)
  2 -  Top Mover! - Silver Level Personal Gift Vilasini Shanbhag ($3,485.00)
  3 -  Top Mover! - Silver Level Personal Gift Beverly O'Brien ($3,173.15)
  4 -  Top Mover! - Silver Level Personal Gift Christopher Jamele ($2,750.00)
  5 -  Top Mover! - Silver Level Personal Gift David Lever ($2,500.00)

  1 -  Team on the Move! - $5,000 Level Team Russell ($9,127.26)
  2 -  Team on the Move! - $5,000 Level P34 Schaefer ($5,579.00)
  3 -  Team on the Move! - $2,500 Level Bills Bunch ($3,993.15)
  4 -  Team on the Move! - $2,500 Level Madhu Shanbhag ($3,555.00)
  5 -  Team on the Move! - $2,500 Level Putting the Lever to Parkinson's ($3,180.00)


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