Category: fundraising

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…


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…