Miniature exhibition raises funds for Parkinson's disease charity

Miniature exhibition raises funds for Parkinson's disease charity

An exhibition by the Yorkshire Miniatures Association (YMA) has helped to raise vital funds for Parkinson's disease research.

Hundreds of people from across the country descended on the York suburb of Haxby to view the small models, prompted by advertising in national dollhouse magazines, according to the York Press.

YMA secretary Elizabeth Jackson said the show was a great success and had helped to raise around £500 for Parkinson's UK.

"It went very well. The people of Haxby were very supportive, the hall was lovely, and even the weather was kind," Ms Jackson told the publication.

One member had made a number of miniature Harry Potter scenes, which proved especially popular with visitors, she added.

Parkinson's UK provides funding for research into Parkinson's disease, as welll as providing support for those living with the condition and their carers.

In addition, the charity acts as a voice for the Parkinson's disease community, lobbying government and private companies.

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