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MND Awareness Campaigns

These campaigns are aimed at raising awareness of MND and the work of the Association.

Raising awareness of MND helps us to work in partnership with all those who can make a positive difference to the lives of people living with MND, including MPs, civil servants, donors and fundraisers.


I Am Breathing

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Our 2013 Awareness Campaign featured I Am Breathing which tells the remarkable true story of Neil Platt, a young father who found out he was dying from mnd just six months after the birth of his son Oscar. Find out more.


MND Charter

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Our aim is to make sure all people with MND receive the right care. 5,016 have signed already. Sign the Charter Now!

A Month for Optimism

Team Optimism
Team Optimism lead this year's awareness campaign, with each team member bringing something unique. This is the first time that the Association has had a month long campaign. To get involved you can Bake MND History or Do your Own Thing.

Alistair the Optimist

Incurable Optimist

Fronting Incurable Optimism campaign is former teacher Alistair, who was diagnosed with MND in 2010.

Alistair the Optimist is a father of two who wants to use his passion for music to help raise awareness of MND.


Patrick the Optimist

Introduction to the MND Association's awareness campaign

Incurable Optimism - Patrick the Optimist features father of three Patrick Joyce, an artist who is determined to use his work to help raise awareness of MND.


Sarah's Story

Sarah's Story

Sarah's Story is our 2009 campaign to raise awareness of MND. It features Sarah Ezekiel who is living with MND and after whom our campaign has been named.

This hard-hitting campaign is intended to convey the emotional impact of a diagnosis of MND.


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