MND New Zealand relies almost completely on the generosity of the New Zealand community to continue to provide free, personalised support to people living with MND, their carers and families, and to encourage MND research un New Zealand.

By fundraising you are enabling MND New Zealand to continue to provide practical and emotional support, encourage research, raise awareness, advocate, educate and provide up-to-date information. Thank you!

Create your own online fundraising page in just minutes. You can build and customise your page, then start sharing the link anyone who wants to make a donation. Every donation is recorded on your fundraising page along with a message of support from your donors. So what are you waiting for? Create your own online fundraising page today!

Can we support you with your fundraiser? Get in touch with MND New Zealand Fundraising Manager, Kate Dalders (kate.dalders@mnd.org.nz) if you’d like to discuss your idea, request leaflets, or have any questions about permits or raffle licences that may be required.

Motor Neurone Disease NZ (MND NZ)

We support people living with motor neurone disease, their families, carers and the health professionals who work with them. We provide support, advocacy, up-to-date information, develop awareness and understanding of MND, and encourage research.

We are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005, registration number CC35320.

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What is MND?

MND stands for Motor Neurone Disease, the name of a group of diseases that destroy the nerve cells (neurones) that control your muscles. The most common type of MND is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.

With no nerves to activate them, the muscles you use to walk, talk, hug, hold, speak, and eat gradually stop working. Eventually, you're locked in a body that can no longer move.

MND can affect anyone. In New Zealand, two people are diagnosed with MND each week. MND is life-shortening. Life expectancy varies, most people live 2-5 years after symptoms begin. The cause is not yet known. There is very little treatment and no known cure.

With your help, we can provide the best quality support to those living with motor neurone disease. 


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