Jim Millar

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1,037
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My target 1000 kms

I'm going the distance for Pedaling for Parkinson's

This summer I am taking part in Pedaling for Parkinson's - a cycling event that was created to raise awareness about Parkinson's and raise funds for research.

My Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's over 10 years ago. I have watched him go from a vibrant healthy retiree to needing to use a walker to get around the house.

While I love to ride, I also love to ride for a cause and have set myself a modest goal of 1000 km's between now and Oct 31st.  I will be tracking all km's ridden between now and then.  Please visit my page to review my progress.

Based on the km's ridden, I will make periodic donations to Parkinson's Canada in his name. Due to current times, I am not requesting any donations but looking for your support and encouragement.

"Going the Distance" supports The Pedaling for Parkinson’s Research Grant and the Parkinson Canada Research Program.

Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the symptoms of Parkinson's appear. Currently, there is no cure. The need is only increasing. More than 25 Canadians are diagnosed with Parkinson's every day; more than one person every hour. By 2031, the number of people living with Parkinson’s in Canada will more than double. Your support fuels the increasing need for research to improve quality of life and ultimately find a cure.

With your support we can help Parkinson Canada realize their vision of a better life today for Canadians living with Parkinson's; a world without Parkinson's tomorrow.

My Achievements

Looking Sharp: Uploaded Personal Picture

Communicator: Sent First Fundraising Email

Clipped In: First Activity Tracked

Fundraising Goal Met!

I Made a Personal Donation

Downstroke: $500 Raised

Peloton: $2,000+ Raised

On the Way: Halfway to KM Goal

Go the Distance: KM Goal Achieved

Thank you to my Sponsors

$50

Diane Millar

Great Job! Thank you!

$175

James Millar

$50

Jim Millar

$50

Michele& Rick Creechan

for both our dads

$25

Betty Hatcher

Keep up the good work Jim

$100

Diane Millar

Thank You, Jim

$25

Jim Millar

$50

Joanne Mitchell

Good Luck Jim !

$25

Francine Mamela

$125

Sandra O'reilly

Thanks for doing this. I hope you don't mind that I will consider you are doing this in memory of my Dad too.

$200

Victoria Weatherbee

$50

Maria Payne

$100

Marlene Maxwell

Good Luck Jim. Great gesture for your Dad.

$25

Jim Millar