West London and Middlesex Branch MND Association

London Irish & Gloucester Rugby for MND 21 October 2022

Fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease Association
raised of £1,500 target
by 24 supporters
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London Irish vs Gloucester, 21 October 2022
We fund care, campaigning and research to achieve a world free from MND


Post match update

Thank you all who donated despite the rain. The Branch is thrilled with the generosity of the supporters and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.


The West London and Middlesex Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) is proud to partner with London Irish Rugby club and have obtained permission for a bucket collection at their match on 21st October 2022 against Gloucester at the G Tech Stadium, Brentford (kick-off 7:45pm). All funds raised will go direct to the West London and Middlesex Branch.

The branch is run entirely by volunteers, so all money raised will be used either to give people living with MND a better quality of life or for research, so that we get closer to an effective treatment and one day, hopefully, a cure.

MND is a fatal, rapidly progressing disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. It kills a third of people within a year. There are about 5000 adults affected in the UK at any one time. Although it affects people in different ways, sufferers from the condition will often lose use of their arms, legs and speech and are eventually robbed of their ability to breathe. Yet, in most cases, the brain is not affected.

West London & Middlesex Branch supports people living with MND, their carers and families by a network of fully trained Association visitors, open meetings, carer support groups and direct financial support.

The MNDA are so grateful for all the support of the rugby community especially since the recent diagnoses with MND of rugby legends Doddie Weir, Rob Burrow (Rugby League) and Ed Slater (pictured). In Jarrod Cuningham (pictured), London Irish also had an outstanding player (1998-2002) who died from MND in 2007. Thanks to you, there’s more help and support than ever before for people living with MND. And more hope for the future. Please don’t stop donating.

Thank you.

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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