Help us beat the Beast

Your support helped us raise an additional $2 million in just four days!

MND doesn’t stop and nor do we. We need to continue to fund the best research to end the suffering of families living with MND.

Please donate above or buy a beanie from Coles, Coles Express or Bunnings. And if you pick up some Aussie Pork from Coles, 10-20 cents from the sale of a whole lot of Coles Aussie Pork products will be donated to FightMND.

Together we can beat the Beast that is MND.


The "Play On" Story

This year, we’ve included the words ‘Play On’ on the beanies. When faced with adversity we all have the decision to surrender or keep up the fight.

We need you to ‘Play On’ and keep fighting alongside us as we take on the ‘Beast’.

Every beanie purchased counts. Each dollar raised – no matter how small – is a stepping stone to finding a cure, and with your support, we hope to continue this momentum and give those diagnosed hope and something to smile about.

The Very Important Beanie

Latest Big Freeze 7 News

It’s less lonely when you know Aussies are joining the battle

“Having a chronic disease can be a very lonely experience even if you’re surrounded by love and support. It’s less lonely when you know lots of effort is going into finding a cure and Aussies are aware and joining the battle” she adds.
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Just “Do it!”

DIY Big Freeze events have become almost as legendary as the Big Freeze at the 'G thanks to wonderful supporters like Naomi Beasley who rally their community, have a ton of fun and raise important funds for FightMND.
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Big Freeze Brings a Volunteering Family Together

Tracey and her family have been part of the FightMND Army since the very beginning - with the whole Ashton family working the beanie tent at Fed Square for every Big Freeze. 
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The Big Freeze is Back!

The Big Freeze is back for its seventh year, and we are so excited to make it bigger and better than ever. 
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Your Impact

We want a world without Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and it takes an army of people to achieve this. To date, the FightMND Army has helped us fund world-class research and drug trials. With your help, we will continue to ‘Play On’ toward a cure.


Committed to MND research initiatives


committed to 11 Clinical Trials


committed to 17 drug development projects


World-first drug screening platform


Other research grants & initiatives


Sporadic ALS Australian - Genomics Consortium


Precision Medicine Program


committed to 15 IMPACT grants
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This year for #fightmnd we donated 200 beanies to our many happy customers. New car AND a new beanie. All for a great cause, and we'll do it all again next year. Keep fighting 👊 #nicktheodossiprestige⁠
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MND affects people all over the world. It does not discriminate and it knows no borders. On this Global MND Awareness Day we champion hope for a future without MND.

We will continue to fight back against MND alongside the army of researchers, families, supporters, associations and so many others, until we find a cure for 'The Beast.'
The Sockit2MND Round officially kicks off this weekend! Sporting clubs from all over Australia will be pulling their 🧦up in the fight against MND 💪 

Good luck to all teams taking part and thank you for your support. 💙 

Team FightMND for Run Melbourne is back, and we want you to be one of our champion runners! 🏅🙌

Receive free entry, a FightMND merchandise pack and exclusive start times. All you need to do is sign up, pledge to raise $1000 and start fundraising! 

If that's not your thing, sign up as a standard entry for the 5km, 10km or half marathon. Head to the link in our bio for more.
Thank you to everyone who entered our 'FightMND in your V.I.B.' competition! We are sorting through all of your fantastic entries now and can't wait to reveal the finalists. 

Stay tuned for your chance help decide who will take home the amazing prizes from the AFL, Coles and Bunnings.
We might be sold out online, but our Big Freeze 7 beanies are still available in @colessupermarkets and @colesexpress stores nationwide! Stock is limited, so get in quick and help us beat 'The Beast' this Big Freeze, while stocks last.
What a day. 💙 #BigFreeze7
@bunnings are incredible supporters of the fight against MND. When the Queen’s Birthday game moved to the SCG, Sydney based Bunnings employees stepped in to help us sell beanies and take donations. Massive thank you to all the Bunnings team members for helping us ‘Play On.’
We put a call out to the FightMND Army to help us hit $2M by Monday. You delivered. 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this incredible tally! Those who purchased beanies, bought Coles Brand Fresh pork and donated this Big Freeze. You have made this possible. These funds will make a real impact in the fight against MND.
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