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

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

0114 2620237


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 also 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 all our latest events in the Flickr photo uploads.

Good Luck to Vicky Paeschel who will be running the Doncaster 10K on Sunday and completing her 200K for MNDA .During November she continued her various fundraising events and is now getting near to her £10,000 target for this year. It has been an amazing achievement; running, fundraising and undertaking many other roles for the South Yorkshire Branch to raise awareness of MND.  To donate and help Vicky reach her fundraising goal by 31st December, please visit her justgiving.com/fundraising 100k for MNDA page.  See some of Vicky’s photos on our Flickr site.

Many thanks to Jill and John Hale for another very successful quiz night last Friday. It is always an entertaining evening and a very well attended event. This year they raised £1080 from the quiz which is a fantastic amount.

Well done to Geoff Bland and all the fundraising team for organising a fantastic evening’s entertainment to kick off the South Yorkshire Branch’s 20th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday 28th October. The Casino Royal Celebration Dinner was a great success, raising awareness and funds in a variety of ways and providing an enjoyable and memorable occasion. take a look at the fabulous photos on Flickr


Clifford House Sheffield: “Somewhere to be me..” invites people to take advantage of their wide range of free activities now on offer every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  For more information about this fantastic new facility go to    https://www.stlukeshospice.org.uk/clifford-house

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


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


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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Awards for successful mytube website:  


An informative and interesting website, with videos about every aspect of tube feeding relating to MND  has been winning prestigious awards. http://mytube.mymnd.org.uk/ 


It was developed in Sheffield and consequently people living with MND who attend the Sheffield Care Centre, along with Carers, Health Professionals and Branch representatives all attended national award ceremonies. This excellent resource received prizes from both the B.M.A and Complete Nutrition, the UK’s no 1 clinical, medical and health nutrition publication.
Complete Nutrition awarded it Nutrition Resource of the year and the B.M.A awarded it first prize in User Engagement category and the Information produced by NHS trusts category.
It also received runner up in the Information that aids Decision Making award.
The Sheffield Telegraph also published the good news in a comprehensive, awareness raising article. Many congratulations to everyone involved for all their hard work.


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