Category: fundraising

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…

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…