Michelle Ward was joined in the studio by Alex Gibson to talk about a brand new charity CHALLENGING MND and fundraising day at Brentwood Rugby Club, KING GEORGES PARK, INGRAVE ROAD on the 20th October. Brentwood Legend V Barking Legends, plus loads of stalls, beer tent and more! A great day for all the family. FREE ENTRY.
Alex talks openly about his diagnoses with Motor Neurone Disease, his recent fundraising events, his new charity CHALLENGING MND with it’s objective being to provide financial support and assistance to those diagnosed with MND (a terminal illness) to complete any lasting memorable challenges.
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Weʼre raising £5,000 to provide financial help to those diagnosed with MND enabling them to complete memorable challenges.
- it attacks nerves that control movement so muscles no longer work. It can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk and eventually breathe.
- It kills a third of people within a year and more than half within two years of diagnosis.
- In the UK alone, six people are diagnosed every day and it affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.
- It kills six people per day in the UK
- There is no cure