Category: fundraising

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

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.

Wylam Waggon Way Sponsored Walk – 11 June 2017

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 Dent by e-mail:…

Becky’s Quiz for MND – Sat 11 Feb 2017

7pm (quiz start 7:45)
£10 per team (maximum of 6 per team)

The Fairholme Social Club
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 7PL

View event poster for contact details.

Download poster (pdf)

Northern Voices at St Oswald’s Church

Soroptimist International Durham presents “A Concert of Christmas Music” by Northern Voices, with all proceeds going to MND Association.

Location: St Oswalds Church, Durham DH1 3DQ

Date: Friday  16th December 2016

Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £10 (including refreshments)

Please telephone 0191 3865421 or 0833 660313

Emily Maguire – Concert in aid of MND Association

Date: Saturday 12 November
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Romanby School, Northallerton

Tickets: £10
Buy tickets:

tel: 01609 770795/07443 527025

Great North Run 2016 – Our Review of the Big Day