Tee-off to help raise funds

If you love a game of golf, then why not pitch in for a good cause this year?

Friday, 22nd February 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 09:36 am

Par for Parkinson’s is a fund-raiser that gives you the opportunity to create your own golfing event to raise vital funds for charity Parkinson’s UK.

Whether you want to organise a golf competition, take on a Three Course Challenge, or hold a golf quiz night, there’s something for all golf fans.

The money raised for Par for Parkinson’s will fund charity Parkinson’s UK’s research to help find a cure and improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition that affects 145,000 people in the UK, including an estimated 5,800 people in the North East.

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Parkinson’s UK is the leading charity driving better care, treatments and quality of life for those with the condition.

Its mission is to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s through cutting edge research, information, support and campaigning.

Parkinson’s UK estimates that there are more than 40 symptoms of the condition. As well as the most widely known symptom – tremor – these range from physical symptoms like muscle stiffness to depression, anxiety, hallucinations, memory problems and dementia, but Parkinson’s affects everyone differently.

To find out how you can take part in Par for Parkinson’s and make a difference then please visit www.parkinsons.org.uk/golf

Abbey Robinson

Parkinson’s UK Regional Fund-raiser in the North East