Welcome to the South Yorkshire Branch of the MND Association

The branch is run entirely by volunteers and aims to provide the best possible support to local people with MND, their families, and carers.

Contact Us


Contact:
Branch Chair is Mel White symndchair1@yahoo.co.uk Branch Contact is Olga Bannister

Tel:
0114 2620237

Email:
olgabannister@talktalk.net

For information about the different events and activities organised by the branch in order to provide support, raise awareness, and fundraise on behalf of people living with MND, please use the tabs below or contact us. You can read our latest newsletter here. MNDA2017 Autumn newsletter   Our quarterly newsletter lists all our meeting dates. It can be sent out electronically or posted directly to you. Contact Chris Naylor 0114 265 3774 chris222@sky.com

Jane Evans our Regional Care Development Advisor attends all our local meetings. jane.evans@mndassociation.org 0114 258 5235

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See our latest Flickr photo uploads including  Walk to D’Feet. Rother Valley Run, and Soak a Scientist.

Throughout September in Sheffield Central Library S1 1XZ there is a display of information and photographs about MND, research, the work of the Association and particularly the South Yorkshire Branch. Many thanks to Vicky Paschael for all her work on this project. You may find her and many other branch representatives in the foyer from 12.00 -2.00pm raising awareness and talking to library visitors.

Tuesday 12th/Wednesday 13th/Thursday 14th September. Open days at Clifford House Sheffield. For more information about this fantastic new facility go to    https://www.stlukeshospice.org.uk/clifford-house  

Friday 6th October Doncaster Evening Fundraiser. Mount Pleasant Hotel DN11 0HW 7.00pm.  Disco, Raffle and Auction. £10 including pie and peas. 07837091899 for details and tickets.

Tuesday 10th October Sheffield Meeting. Psalter Lane. Talk by Laurie Sutcliffe from Yorkshire Kilts.

Saturday 28th October: Themed Fundraising Dinner Dance: See Events for full details.

Every August until a Cure Is the pledge from the scientists at SITraN. So on Saturday, in Sheffield’s Endcliffe Park they got yet another soaking with buckets of water. Working with the branch they had a stall and a cake sale to raise money and awareness of MND. Photos on Flickr

Congratulations to Vicky Paeschel who achieved her 100K running target at the Rother Valley Fun Run last week. She has now set a new running target of 200K and so far has raised over £4000 for the Association. See the MND Fun Run team photos on our Flickr site.

To donate directly to the South Yorkshire branch Just Giving page please follow the link below

http://www.justgiving.com/MNDA-South-Yorkshire

To join your own Just Giving fundraising page to our branch team members page please use the link below and click  join the team

https://www.justgiving.com/teams/South-Yorkshire-Branch

The South Yorkshire branch holds regular support meetings in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. We also have regular meetings for past carers on the second Sunday of the second month

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Successful mytube website launch

People living with MND, Carers, Health Professionals and Branch representatives all gathered at SITraN in March for the launch of the mytube website. This new website, with videos about every aspect of tube feeding relating to MND was developed here in Sheffield by people attending the care centre and is an excellent resource. The team involved in the creation of the site explained how and why they got involved and discussed how to share this important information. The successful publicity began with the local Calendar News featuring a piece during their evening broadcast.  http://mytube.mymnd.org.uk/ 

 

 

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