occurance of a Porridge for Parkinson's breakfeat is unique in it's
blend of people and motivation. We have shared some of the story
behind our experience in doing this and would invite everyone to
do the same, not only with your words but also with your photos.
of the photos above courtesy of Dina
of more Porridge for Parkinson's breakfast parties
we like/useful information
World porridge making championship in Carrbridge, Scotland held
the first Sunday in September www.Goldenspurtle.com is full of fun
and lots of information on porridge.
Woodcrafts in Nova Scotia
National Dictionary Association (SNDA)
Sunrise Woodcrafts has a fair bit of info about oatmeal and porridge
on their website. That's because they make lovely spurtles, and
have partnered with us to raise money for Parkinson's research.
thanks to the Scottish National Dictionary Association for generously
providing us with the porridge trivia used on the site.
Michael J. Fox's "outing" as a pwp (person with Parkinson's)
has raised awareness beyond imagination and made fundraising and living
with this disease easier. We thank him for his graciousness and continued
There is an enormous amount of information about Parkinson's Disease
on the Internet. Murray Charters, a Vancouverite, has tried to make
it more accessible by gathering it all together. Click on Contents
or VIP and that will lead you to a world of resources.
Society of Canada
National Parkinson Foundation of the U.S.A.
Pacific Parkinson's Research Institute
The Pacific Parkinson's Research Institute is the recipient of monies
by the original breakfast.They
fund the Pacific
Parkinson's Research Centre at UBC.
are dedicated fans of Cooks
Illustrated Magazine which published the
article on the best porridge ever.
Mark came up with the Compote recipe and we are big fans of anything
Meikle has two other projects on the go:
Dear Answer Lady,
a home for the books she writes for children, and Your
Plan-it , a product she has
home of Avery Products
is filled with lots of tips and clever ideas.
If you want to find chef's aprons or hats, we like in Vancouver.
Perception Media Inc.
"Fluid Perception is proud to have been given the chance to
create this site. When I presented Marg with the idea of taking
the design and functionality of the original Porridge for Parkinson's
site up a notch (or two), she jumped at the idea.
started out as a small web re-design project, grew to include the
design and development of the Host Kit, that contained pretty much
everything a potential PfP breakfast host would need... Other than
the friends and family to invite. Power to the people!
site has aided Marg in raising $55,000 for Parkinson's disease research
in it's first year. It's amazing to see the momentum it has created.
Marg is an incredible driving force, and I no longer have any misconceptions
as to where she can take the Porridge for Parkinson's movement.
With her perfect balance of intelligence and stubbornness, the sky's
Principal & Producer