Michelle Buckberry

Michelle's Dry January

Fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease Association
raised of £200 target
by 13 supporters
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We fund care, campaigning and research to achieve a world free from MND


Hello lovely person!

This month I've given up the beautiful booze to raise money for the Motor-Neurone Disease Association - and to give my liver a bit of a rest!

Last month my mate Darren lost his dad to the disease, which saw the lovely (and inspiring!) Ken Hever-Smith lose his ability to talk, eat, and eventually breathe.  Before I learnt about Ken's illness, I didn't realise that MND can actually kill you, thinking that it was a disability that people - like Stephen Hawkins - lived with.  But there are different forms of the condition, and my lovely friend's dad had one of the most critical. 

So I want to raise some cash - and awareness - of this disease so that people like Ken and his family get the support that they need - and so that, hopefully, less people die prematurely of MND in the future.

If you think that, as a challenge, giving up booze is a bit lame, I suggest you check out my Facebook page, Twitter feed or talk to anyone who knows me socially.  For me, there is nothing quite as glorious as a glass of wine after a hard day at the office, and I'm going to miss it... a LOT!!!  So please donate whatever you can to keep me going - and to support this amazing charity.

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About the charity

The MND Association focuses on improving access to care, research and campaigning for those living with or affected by MND in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you or a loved one need practical or emotional support, call our Connect Helpline on 0808 802 6262, Mon to Fri between 10am and 4pm.

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