Category: fundraising

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…


Kipper Walks to D’Feet MND

For the past 6 years at our Walk to D’feet one of our regular four-legged friends, ‘Kipper’, has been in attendance.


Wylam Waggon Way Sponsored Walk – 10 June 2018

The annual MND Walk to D’feet took place on Sunday 10th June 2018.  It was a gloriously hot morning when we all met down at the Riverside Park at Newburn.

There was a good number of patients, their families and friends and not to forget the regular faces and the numerous dogs set off on the…


Dragon Slayers MCC raise £2500 for the Branch

A great big thank you to the Dragon Slayers MCC of Chester le Street! They have once again shown their support for the Tyne & Wear Branch and handed over a huge cheque for £2500, following a raffle of a motorbike.  The continued support and fundraising efforts of the Dragon Slayers is greatly appreciated and …


The Revelry and The Albino Crocodiles raise funds for MND

The Revelry and Albino Crocodiles combined in the Iona Club Hebburn to fund raise funds for MND on 8 September.

It was an amazing night. The bands where excellent playing to a full crowd. All their time was given for free to raise funds for MNDA.


Great North Run 2017 – Our Review of the Big Day

It was, as always, a great occasion. Around 300 runners dedicated to raising funds for the fight against MND – sometimes it seemed like they were all trying to get into the MNDA Welcome Tent all at the same time.


Tyne & Wear Branch Walk to D’feet MND 2017 – Annual Sponsored Walk

UPDATE: The final total raised for this year’s walk is an £2626.75! Many congratulations and thanks to everyone involved!

On Sunday 11 June, on an overcast but warm Sunday morning 34 hardy souls and several dogs set off on the Tyne & Wear annual Walk to d’feet sponsored walk at Newburn Riverside Park.   This 6 mile…


St Bede’s RC Primary School raise money for the Tyne and Wear Branch

Bernadette Smith was delighted when the staff of St Bede’s RC Primary School, Jarrow, decided to complete a sponsored stroll for MND Tyne and Wear.


Dress to Impress – Masquerade Charity Ball – POSTPONED!

UPDATE: – due to unforeseen circumstances the ball has been postponed until Spring 2018 and new details will be available soon.

Enjoy a mid summer night’s masquerade!

Date: Sunday 27 August at 7pm

Location: The Assembly Rooms, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Tickets: £40*

For tickets call 0776 134 6447 or email forever.nclevents@hotmail.com


Jack zips from the roof of the Baltic to raise funds for MND

On Sunday 5th March thirteen-year-old Jack Leslie zipped across the River Tyne from the rooftop of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease.