MND Queensland Christmas Appeal 2018

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With the help of people like you, MND Queensland is there with information, support and services to help make peoples’ MND journey a little less traumatic. This Christmas, please donate to help make life a little easier for those facing this devastating diagnosis.

MND Queensland commemorates 35 years of service and support in 2018. Over the years we have helped thousands of Queenslanders in their time of need. This year alone we have assisted over 240 individuals with MND along with their families. Our areas of work include:

  • MND Advisory Service
  • MND Equipment Service
  • Resources
  • Support Groups
  • Advocacy
  • Research for a cure

All of the above work relies on donations and fundraising efforts as we only receive $50,000 per year from the State Government (which represents around 7% of our operating budget) and in 2019 even this small amount of funding will disappear! Without the support of people like you, our essential services would not be possible and people affected by MND would have nowhere to turn when they are most in need. During this time of giving, your generous donation to MND Queensland’s Christmas Appeal will help others continue to receive vital support and services.

Below you will read personal accounts from Nathaniel and Amanda on how MND Queensland has provided services and support to them. Sadly, Amanda lost her father to MND just after Christmas last year, so this will be her family’s first Christmas without him.

Donate to our Christmas Appeal to help provide services and support to families affected by Motor Neurone Disease. You can donate securely online at www.givenow.com.au/mndaq or if you're donating by VISA or Mastercard, you can also call us during business hours on 07 3372 9004. Alternatively you can send a cheque or money order (made out to MND Queensland) to: MND Queensland, PO Box 470, INALA QLD 4077. You can also donate via direct deposit into our bank account. Please call our office to find out how to make a direct deposit donation. 


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Over the 35 years that MND Queensland has existed, we have heard thousands of stories just like Nathaniel and Amanda’s, and it’s only because of people like you that we have been able to bring some relief and comfort to people in their time of need.

To give you an idea of how your gift could help people affected by MND:

  • $25 pays for a half hour phone consultation with one of our Advisors
  • $50 provides catering for a support group meeting
  • $90 covers the cost of a one-hour home visit to a person with MND
  • $100 pays for a shower chair
  • $250 buys two wheelie-walkers
  • $500 covers the cost of a manual wheelchair
  • $1,000 prints 500 MND information booklets
  • $6,000 purchases a basic electric wheelchair
  • $15,000 covers the full cost of one hi-tech eye gaze communication system

You can donate online now at www.givenow.com.au/mndaq. MND Queensland is a registered charity and donations of $2 and more are tax deductible.

Thank you for your generous support. We hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.
 

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