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Do Something in 2015

  When someone close to you is diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, you want to do something. And we need people just like you to help by getting involved and raising the funds needed to provide our essential care and support services to people with MND, and also to fund research. So, in 2015, can you help? Whether it be Something Sporty, Something Scary, or Something Civilised, everything you do… read more »

MND Scotland to Benefit from Fernando Ricksen Tribute Match

MND Scotland is very grateful to have been chosen as a beneficiary of the highly-anticipated Fernando Ricksen Tribute Match at Ibrox which will be held on Sunday 25 January 2015. Ex-Rangers players will face an All Stars team in this special tribute to the former Rangers captain, who confirmed last year that he had been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Rangers and Dutch legend Michael Mols commented: “I am always… read more »

Stand Up For MND – Tickets Now On Sale!

We are delighted to announce that a galaxy of comedy stars will be coming together to raise funds for MND Scotland, including Frankie Boyle, Gary Little, Janey Godley and many more to be announced! The show, in support of #GordonsFightback, will take place at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow on 23rd March 2015. Tickets are now on sale priced £20 and £15 (additional fees apply) from http://www.glasgowcomedyfestival.com/shows/#!/shows/941 They’re selling fast, so you’ll… read more »

Support from Heart of Midlothian FC

Last weekend MND Scotland volunteers were invited to hold a collection at Tynecastle Stadium before the Hearts v Rangers match, and an incredible £1,270.27 was generously donated by the fans of both teams. A Heart of Midlothian FC spokesman said “MND touches many in our society and football is not isolated from its effects and it doesn’t matter what team you support. Here at Tynecastle, Hearts Director Robert Wilson suffers with the… read more »

Ice Bucket Challenge – Thank You

We are delighted to announce that the total amount raised by the Ice Bucket Challenge in Scotland is nearly £450,000! At our Annual Conference Chief Executive, Craig Stockton, thanked everyone who has taken part and donated What This Will Do MND Scotland will ensure that this huge and unplanned amount of donations will be used to provide the maximum benefit to people and families in Scotland affected by MND, and also… read more »

Ice Bucket Challenge Update

To ensure your Ice Bucket Challenge donation is used in Scotland, please text ICED14 £5 (or £10) to 70070 or visit www.justgiving.com/icebucketmndscotland/   So far, thousands of people in Scotland have taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge for MND Scotland. An incredible £400,000 has been raised so far, and this will make a huge difference to the lives of people in Scotland who are affected by MND. This has… read more »

Edinburgh Fun Run 2014 – registration open!

  Our annual Fun Run at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh will take place on Sunday 14th September 2014 at 11am! Join hundreds of other runners, walkers and joggers taking part in the scenic 5k route to raise money to fight Motor Neurone Disease. Starting and finishing at the Parade ground near the Education Centre, and following the park road around Arthur’s Seat, this event promises beautiful views of Edinburgh. Entry is… read more »

Coast to Coast Cycle Review – May 2014

In May, MND Scotland were once again supported by the annual Coast to Coast cycle which is undertaken by a group of colleagues from BP in Aberdeen. Over the last 6 years the incredible success of this event, and the huge amount of fundraising by the riders, has contributed around £250,000.00 to MND Scotland.   A massive thank you goes to everyone who was involved, and one of the organisers, Jon Turnbull,… read more »

Golf Day 2014

  The third MND Scotland Golf Day was held at Western Gailes Golf Club on Friday 6th June, and 72 golfers enjoyed the 18 holes in glorious weather. The event is organised on behalf of MND Scotland by Andy Huxtable, and we’re really grateful for all his hard work which resulted in such an enjoyable day. A ‘Beat the Pro’ competition took place at the 7th hole against Gordon Sherry, whilst… read more »

Edinburgh Marathon 2014

  A record 53 MND Scotland runners took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May. There were participants across all of the events – 5k, 10k, half marathon, team relay, and full marathon. The weather wasn’t ideal with torrential rain being interspersed with the occasional thunderstorm, but that didn’t stop our runners. MND Scotland had a reception area in the Charity Village where we… read more »

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