Simon Nicholl

Long Live Rock!

Fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease Association
£1,800
raised of £1,750 target
by 52 supporters
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
We fund care, campaigning and research to achieve a world free from MND

Story

Hello Again!

Before we go any further, thank you for clicking onto this link. I know that you get pestered to give to any number of worthy causes!

Last year we raised a decent sum for five charities, one of which was the Motor Neurone Disease Association. I had heard of people who had MND but never had any contact with it on a personal level. That changed at the start of this year when a mate was diagnosed with MND.

Dave has been brilliant at keeping his many pals right in the loop as to how his life has turned upside-down, courtesy of this disease. It's because of becoming more aware of what sufferers have to go through, and the fact that as of now, there is no cure for MND that I felt that it would be terrific to raise funds for the MNDA again.

My challenge is to cycle out to Gibraltar, solo and unsupported. The distance is almost 2300 miles, which is the same as the Tour de France: unlike the pros, I will not have any rest days and I will be carrying my own luggage! I want to complete it by riding 21 consecutive centuries, which is one more than I've done previously. So that's all straightforward then, hah-hah!

So that's what it's all about. If you have a couple of minutes spare and can find absolutely nothing better to do, please have a look at my blog at https://llr2019.blogspot.com/ . Wi-Fi allowing, I'll keep it going throughout: consider yourselves warned, hah-hah!

Very best wishes,

Simon.

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.

Donation summary

Total raised
£1,800.00
+ £371.25 Gift Aid
Online donations
£1,620.00
Offline donations
£180.00

* Charities pay a small fee for our service. Find out how much it is and what we do for it.