Thanks for taking the time to visit our JustGiving page. We really hope you will help us raise as much as possible for the MND association Scarborough and Bridlington Group.
We have a Pet Calendar Competition running. See more below
Go Wild with MNDa- see below
Name the Teddy- call into 10 King street Bridlington and for only £1 try to guess the name of the teddy to win it. Every penny goes to the group
Guess how many- pop into 2 Prince Street Bridlington and have a go at guessing how many dice are in the jar. Closest wins the super cute MNDa teddy. Only £1 a go. Every penny goes to the group.
See what we have done so far below.
As a local firm every year we choose a local charity to support, for 2019 we have chosen MND association Scarborough & Bridlington group; which is a charity very close to our managing Directors heart as his father very sadly passed away from this awful condition. At the time the family didn’t know there was anywhere to turn, their world was turned upside down as this relentless disease stole a wonderful man from them before their eyes. Nothing hurts like having a loved one snatched from you before their time and that is why we want to raise money and awareness of MNDa so that others going through the same know there is someone there, someone who can help & talk to; to let them know they are not alone, to let them know about the Bridlington & Scarborough group, the group covers the Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby & Rydale areas and is run entirely by volunteers providing a warm welcome and friendship, offering information, advice and support with regular meeting with the chance to meet others in a similar situation who can share their experience and knowledge. The group can also help with funding for specialist equipment and services.
Please help us.
In case you are not aware motor neurone disease (MND) describes a condition that affects the nerves in the brain and spinal cord; it can affect how you walk, talk, eat, drink and breath. It affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time, it is a fatal condition, it kills a third of people within a year and more than half within two years of diagnosis, it cannot be stopped or reversed and there is no cure, yet, but there are ways to make suffers lives better and slightly easier. You can find out more here
www.mndassociation.org and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QGZKrGih6s
Whats are we doing?
Pet Calendar Competition
Our pet calendar competition was a great success and we have our 12 winning pets. You can find out more and read Amber's story here
You can also pre order the Pet Calendars here
3rd November 2019
Go Wild with MNDa. On the 3rd November 11am-3pm come to our office and meet the animals, hold them and maybe even take a photo or two all for only £5. find out more about Go Wild here https://facebook.com/gowildanimalencounters
What have we done so far?
On May the 4th 2019 we held our charity event Tour de King Street, at The Yacht Club 22 South Marine Drive Bridlington, in which members of our staff ride exercise bikes to raise money and awareness for the charity, we had a tombola & special guests from Hull Kingston Rovers.
The weather was horrendous, rain, hail, snow & gale force winds, but we stuck it out and raised £280. Follow our Facebook page for pictures www.facebook.com/TourdeKingStreet
We also had a great raffle with over 47 awesome prizes. This was drawn on the 7th May, winners have been contacted and prizes claimed.
We have and are auctioning signed merchandise on eBay and local hobby and gaming shop Mighty Lancer Games have a pot dice dragon called Demiss lovingly painted by their 5 year old raising money continuously for the charity and you can see the donation in the list on this page.
Meet & Greet
On Tuesday 13th August - Raised £497.40
We held an event to meet the volunteers of Motor Neurone Disease Association Scarborough & Bridlington group. Find out more about this fatal disease, what assistance there is in our local area and how the volunteers will use the money we are raising to help local people suffering with MND and their families. Alex and Adam, from the Murray Hills team, were also be on hand to offer legal advice on making or updating your Will, find out what a Power of Attorney is and why you may need one and talk to us about Probate all for FREE. As well as lots of information and free advice there was also be a tombola, delicious cakes and buns to tempt you and a nice cup of coffee or tea, and if that wasn't enough our good friends at Mighty Lancer Games invited Pikachu down for the day for photos and lots of hugs and high fives. the event raised £497.40
York 10k- 4th August Raised £841.50
Our training officer Caroline and her husband took on the Asda Foundation York 10k on the 4th August 2019.
Find out more about their story here
We are not stopping there though, we will carry on to raise as much as we can throughout 2019; please help us by donating, following our efforts on Facebook and cheering us on.
A great big thank you to you
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