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Spread joy this holiday season by celebrating the Parkinson's community! Purchase a set of greeting cards featuring the work of inspirational artists living with Parkinson's disease (PD) across the province. Every purchase supports Parkinson Society BC in our goal to empower all British Columbians with PD in their self-management, self-reliance, and self-advocacy. All proceeds directly fund the Society's life-changing support services, educational resources, advocacy efforts, and research contributions.

View this year's set of card artwork and learn more about the artists below. Each card features the artist's name and artwork title on the back. The blank space inside allows you to include your own personal message.

Cards are sold in a variety pack of 12 for $25*. You will receive 3 of each card featuring the artworks below. Card size is 4.25" x 5.5" and will include envelopes.

Please note that this purchase is not eligible for a tax receipt.

Available for purchase and shipping within Canada only. 

*Please allow 7-14 business days for delivery. Shipping fees and taxes included. All sales are final.

Shipping to a different address? If you would like your order shipped to an address that is different than your billing address, please contact Alicia Wrobel at awrobel@parkinson.bc.ca. This must be done immediately after purchase to avoid shipping to an incorrect address. 

Chris Olsen - Christmas Breakfast Catch Christmas Breakfast Catch
Chris Olsen
,
Maple Ridge, BC
Chris was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2002. After beginning Duodopa® therapy in 2017, Chris rediscovered her love of drawing. She finds the attention to detail very calming and draws every day.
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Dave Stevens - Grizzly and Chipmunk Grizzly and Chipmunk
Dave Stevens
,
Nanaimo, BC
Dave has been a life-long artist and has taught art to high school students for 30 years. He was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2020, though it has not affected his artistic endeavors. The Grizzly and Chipmunk, minus the hats, is from one of three illustrated, alphabet books that Dave and his writer wife, Diane, produced together. They have been married for almost 45 years and have five grown children and five grandchildren.
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Gale Dowd - The Spirit of the Holiday Season The Spirit of the Holiday Season
Gale Dowd
,
Abbotsford, BC
Gale created his piece, The Spirit of the Holiday Season, in 1954, while studying at the Vancouver School of Arts. He went on to have a long and successful career as an architectural designer. Gale and his wife, Sharon, have four children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren together. They have lived in Abbotsford for many decades. After his Parkinson's diagnosis in 2010, Gale became a regular member of the Abbotsford Parkinson’s Support Group.
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Christine Middleton - Joyous Garlands Joyous Garlands
Christine Middleton
, Kamloops, BC
Christine has lived in the Kamloops area since 1980 with her family. She finds painting relaxing and says it provides reprieve from daily routines. Since being diagnosed with Parkinson's this year, Christine is finding delicate art pieces to be more difficult, but intends to persevere with the hobby for as long as she can.
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