Melbourne 2 Mallee 4 MND

Melbourne 2 Mallee 4 MND

Motor Neurone Disease Association of Victoria (MND)
$54,361.92 given
$50,000 goal
Melbourne 2 Mallee 4 MND
Melbourne 2 Mallee 4 MND

My Story

In the year 2000, my uncle Darren was struck down by Motor Neurone Disease and it had a massive impact on my family. Since then I have noticed very little awareness and support for a disease that has no known cause, treatment or cure. On my recent trip to Europe with my wife and her family I also found out that my wife's grandmother died from MND and since then i have discovered that 1 in 3 people will know of someone impacted by MND. So with that in mind, I decided to embark on a fundraising...

In the year 2000, my uncle Darren was struck down by Motor Neurone Disease and it had a massive impact on my family. Since then I have noticed very little awareness and support for a disease that has no known cause, treatment or cure. On my recent trip to Europe with my wife and her family I also found out that my wife's grandmother died from MND and since then i have discovered that 1 in 3 people will know of someone impacted by MND. So with that in mind, I decided to embark on a fundraising run from federation square in Melbourne up through Melton, Ballan, Ballarat, Beaufort, Ararat, Stawell, Dadswell Bridge, Horsham, Byrneville, Warracknabeal, Beulah and finishing in my uncle's hometown of Hopetoun in the heart of the Mallee. The run will take off in April 2014 and will cover 421km over a period of 12 days, averaging 35km a day. The main aim of the run is to not only bring awareness to the disease but to also raise money to help families in regional areas who need assistance and financial support. We aim at having a BBQ in each of the towns along the route to get the community together and raise this awareness with open discussion.

Since committing to the run, a lot of people have shown interest in helping and being a part of the whole experience. One of my mates Matt Sofoulis will be joining me on the run and be by my side on the 421km journey. Matt also lost his grandfather Tony to Motor Neurone Disease so this fundraiser is also very close to his heart and his family.

This will be an experience of a life time and any help or ideas will be welcomed with open arms. Donations of all sizes will go a long way to reaching the goal of $50,000. With more hands on deck, the quicker we will reach our goal and hopefully much more.This is a not for profit organisation and all donations are tax deductible with receipts immediately sent to email.

Let the training begin!

Tim Solly

timsollymusic@hotmail.com

A BIG thanks to - 

ASICS
CHOICE HOTELS AUSTRALASIA
REVOLUTION PERSONAL TRAINING
PODIATRY HQ YARRAVILLE
SUPACORE COMPRESSION 
TRANSFORM PHYSIO
SHOTZ ENERGY GELS
MUZZ BUZZ

and EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED SO FAR!!!

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Motor Neurone Disease Association of Victoria (MND)