Category: fundraising

Skydiving in memory of Dad raises £1,323

My amazing dad was diagnosed with MND 2 years ago and sadly past away Christmas 2018. 

After zip wiring over the Tyne from the Baltic roof to raise money for MS, to raise the most money I possibly could for MND, I had to go one stage further. So I decided to face my fears and…


Great North Run 2019

This year’s Great North Run took place on Sunday 8 September – with some 250 or so runners (plus their supporters) making it one of the biggest days in the MNDA year.

Our runners are of all ages, from teen to well past retirement age, and they come in all shapes and sizes and levels of…


Tyne & Wear Branch Annual Walk to d’feet MND

The annual Walk to d’feet, held on Sunday 23rd June 2019 along the
Wylam Waggon Way from Newburn Riverside Park to Wylam riverside
park (and back) was a great success.

We had a very good turnout, some regulars who support us every year and a good sprinkling of new face and lots of 4 legged friends….


Walk to d’feet MND – Whitley Bay

Sunday 21 July 2019

Join us to Walk to d’feet MND at Whitley Bay, from Spanish City to St Mary’s Lighthouse and back. Walk starts at 10am.

The 4 mile route is wheelchair/pushchair friendly and dogs on leads are welcome to join.

Every day in the UK six people are diagnosed with motor…


Wylam Waggon Way – Sponsored Walk 23rd June 2019

Start Time 11:00am

Come along and help raise money and awareness of motor neurone disease. Have a family day out! or walk your dog!

Enjoy the beautiful scenery on this delightful 6 mile walk (in total), from Tyneside Riverside Park, Newburn to Wylam (and back!).

For more details contact the Tyne & Wear Branch Secretary Marian…


Donation from St Andrew’s Church – Monkseaton

The Tyne & Wear Branch were happy to receive a donation of £1800 from St Andrew’s Church in Monkseaton. 

The church held several events over the year (2018) and 10% of this money was split between 3 local charities nominated by their parishioners. 

The Tyne & Wear Branch, along with MacMillian…


Flying the Flag – our review of the Great North Run 2018


Photos from Walk to D’feet 2018

Photos from this years Wylam Waggon Way Walk to D’feet have been posted in our gallery.


St Bede’s Primary School Walk to D’Feet

At the end of the school term the pupils of St Bede’s Primary School in Jarrow held a Walk to D’Feet around the grounds of the school to raise money for the MND Association.  This was done in memory of one of their teachers you sadly passed away earlier this year from motor neurone disease.


2018 Open Water Swim

It has just passed that date again, the date that now seems to be an annual event in my calendar. 2 years ago, to mark the occasion of my xxth birthday, I undertook to do a sponsored 1 mile open water swim in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

This was in memory of…