Welcome to the South and East Somerset Branch

Welcome to the South and East Somerset Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND).

Run by volunteers we are here for people suspected of or living with MND and for anybody affected by MND.

  • We raise funds and provide funding, primarily through our grants programme
  • We provide information and updates, primarily through our quarterly newsletter and our Facebook page
  • We provide information about care and support options in the local area, this includes to our network of Support Volunteers and to professionals
  • We provide support for people living with or affected by MND, primarily through our monthly support meetings
Text 70085 with the words MNDSES5 to donate £5


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Latest News

Our Branch Chair Adam Marner and Treasurer Vera Budge were delighted to receive a cheque from the Glastonbury Male Voice Choir having been their chosen charity for the year. This final task for Outgoing Chairman Dave Greenwood, marked the end of a very successful Centenary Year.

South and East Somerset Chair Adam Marner Chair receiving cheque from Glastonbury Male Voice Choir



Whilst we do not have sufficient volunteers to offer ongoing 1:1 face-to-face support in the local area, we do offer group support through our monthly support meetings as well as through our online support groups

Our monthly support meeting is open to anyone in the area living with or affected by MND. This meeting runs on the third Thursday of every month from 2.30-4.00pm at Palmers Garden Centre Yeovil (BA20 2FH). Upcoming support meetings for 2024 as follows: 

18th July

15th August (TBC)

19th September

17th October

21st November

19th December (TBC).

Volunteering Opportunities

Are you passionate about support, improving access to care, research or campaigning for people living with or affected by MND? Do you have time to spare? If you are interested in volunteering with us call Andy on 01604 800 631 or email [email protected] 

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To donate directly to the Branch simply text 70085 with the words MNDSES5 to donate £5 (or amend the final number to donate other amounts e.g. MNDSES10 to donate £10). 

If you're interested in fundraising for the Association, either through an event or fundraising your way, you will find more details on our Fundraising pages. 

When fundraising please be clear in advance where you wish the monies to go, for example you may wish to raise monies to be used towards research or to be used in your local community (South and East Somerset Branch area). 


For information about research, including information on trials, the MND Register and research news, please visit our Research pages. 


For information about current campaigns, past campaigns, the All Party Parliamentary Group and more please visit our Campaigns pages.