Wow. We’ve had an incredible response to our Shark Dive event – so much so that we’ve had to open up a whole new day of diving… and we’ve only got one place left on that day. However, if sharks aren’t *quite* your thing, we’ve got a whole host of other ways that you can become part of the group of people that have decided to Take The Plunge for… read more »
Unfortunately, we’ve had to reschedule the Aberdeen Firewalk, which was due to take place on Friday 23rd March this year. The new date will be Friday 24th August, with all times on the night remaining the same. We’d love for you to join us in August – for more information and registration form read more here >>
We’re urgently looking for more participants for this event – taking place on Friday 23rd March at Pittodrie Stadium. Last year over £15,000 was raised by a wonderful group of fundraisers who – after a full training session – successfully crossed 20ft of burning embers hot enough to melt aluminium. It’s an amazing experience (our fundraising staff have all taken part and can personally vouch for this!) and… read more »
A little while ago you might remember us talking about the Gobi Desert Challenge – a joint fundraising escapade being undertaken by a lovely group of folk, all football fans, led by serial fundraiser Jock McInnes & Scottish footballing legend Willie Henderson – a challenge that was being taken on in memory of Jinky Johnstone and Davie Cooper. Well, they got back, they survived (just)… and by all accounts had… read more »
Well we had a bumper fundraising weekend – on Sunday we had people raising money at the Loch Ness Marathon, River Ness 10k, Cumbrae Cycle, Forth Bridge Abseil & the BUPA Great Edinburgh Run! This was in addition to the AGM & Annual Conference in Stirling the day before… It was also a weekend for staff being involved – Chief Exec Craig Stockton jumped off the Forth Bridge, I ran… read more »
Crowne Plaza, Glasgow, Friday 28 October 2011 On Friday 28th October, the Cornflower Ball will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, and promises to be an extravaganza of socialising, wining, dining and dancing. This event aims to raise funds to deliver our essential care and information services, and help us to fund research which may find a cure for the condition. There will be a wonderful range… read more »
Sunday 2nd October We have guaranteed places in this event, and you’ll run through wonderful scenery, take you along the south-eastern shores of Loch Ness, across the River Ness, and into the centre of Inverness, capital city of the Highlands. Please contact the Fundraising Department for more information.
Sunday 2nd October Cycle (or walk) round the island of Cumbrae, starting and finishing in Millport. Ferry fares, bus fares on Cumbrae and cycle hire will be paid by MND Scotland – all you have to do is get sponsored. To register for the Cumbrae Cycle, or for further information, please contact the Fundraising Department.
So at the back end of last week another registration form came in for our trip to Machu Picchu next year, which put a huge smile on my face. To recap: from 22nd Sept – 1st October 2012 we’re going to be taking a group of fundraisers to Peru, to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, all to raise money to fight MND in Scotland. It’s the first time that… read more »