Since 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia has relied on the generous support of our volunteers, who help improve the lives of people with Parkinson's in BC by raising funds, spreading awareness, and facilitating support groups. Here are the stories of some of the volunteers at the heart of our community.
- Edith Elliott has helped grow the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows support group, and brought Parkinson SuperWalk to her community. [more]
- Bruce Engel supported the Society in advocating for better access to Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, and started a support group in Quesnel [more]
- Peggy Mutch is a strong advocate for volunteering and staying engaged with your community for Parkinson's support. [more]
- Louise Corbeil-Matthew began volunteering with the Society from her very first support group meeting, and has been nominated for our Above & Beyond volunteer recognition award by her community. [more]
- Jessica Jiang volunteered weekly with the Society's Resource Development team to help make our online auctions and SuperWalk a success. [more]
- PJ & Kim Burns started a Young Onset Parkinson's support group in their community. [more]
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for Parkinson Society British Columbia? To support our events and fundraising, contact Mirela Prime, Resource Development & Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To assist in facilitating support groups and education events, contact Stacey Dawes, Manager, Education & Support Services, at email@example.com.
Not sure where to start? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-668-3330 or 604-662-3240.