2018 has already seen many community events held across NSW and ACT. Special thanks must go to each and every organiser who gave so generously of their time to raise funds for MND NSW and awareness about MND. Thank you to the following supporters:
Another wonderful Walk to d'Feet MND completed, our first in Penrith and what a fantastic result. Over 400 participants and currently $30,514 raised. Thank you Penrith. What a lovely venue, fantastic atmosphere and a very enthusiastic crowd. A big thank you to Kath Cavanagh and Team Jean for their wonderful support for this event. Thanks to Rod, Murray and Milton for their great music, the Rotary Club of Penrith for the yummy food and Mel from Cafe2U for the amazing brews. Last but certainly not least a big thank you to our wonderful volunteers and to everyone who came and supported us today. See you next year, we will certainly be back.
A big thank you to the Rotaract Club of the Hunter who raised $6,500 for MND NSW at their Luskintryre Air Field Family Fun Day! After a lot of work by the Club the day was a great success with the highlight being Tiger Moth plane and helicopter joyride flights. The day also included stalls, kids activities, a bake sale and sausage sizzle. Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the event.
The K-Farm Family Fundraising Weekend in Singleton was held during April with a fantastic $4,166 raised for MND NSW. A big thank you to Nigel and Cynthia Korff, and everyone who assisted in organising the event. It was a very successful and enjoyable weekend. Thank you to everyone who attended and gave so generously.
MND NSW contributes your donations towards MND research to the MND Research Institute of Australia (MNDRIA) for competitive peer reviewed grant distribution to researchers who can demonstrate the 'best' chance of finding a cure for MND, advance understanding of the causes of MND and enhance MND clinical research. You can make your donation to MND research here. For researchers, applications are now open for new MND Research Innovator Grants for 2019 and more from the MNDRIA.