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BIG FREEZE 7

WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR?

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.

WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR?

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.

$48.45m

Committed to MND research initiatives

$14.32m

committed to 11 Clinical Trials

$16.68m

committed to 17 drug development projects

$4.5m

World-first drug screening platform

$4.66m

Other research grants & initiatives

$2.55m

Sporadic ALS Australian - Genomics Consortium

$2.0m

Precision Medicine Program

$3.74m

committed to 15 IMPACT grants
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.
Day 33 - it’s windy…it’s cold 🥶 but about to get my step in at the beach! Mother Nature and all her elements are revitalise and rejuvenate the body and the mind! I also love my new fightmnd Big Freeze 7 beenie!

#day33 #beach #walk #lovemybigfreeze7beenie #bigfreeze7
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.
The Bakery Warrandyte supports the MND BIG FREEZE!! 

Over the weekend and the past few days our lovely Bakery staff have been showing their support and proudly wearing their MND Beanies! 

Found in 2014 FightMND was established with the purpose of finding effective treatments and a ultimately a cure for Motor Neurone Disease! 

Since 2014 FightMND has been the voice and guiding star for Australians who want to fight the ‘Beast’.

It is a horrible disease that gradually takes the patients use of their arms, legs and their ability to eat, swallow and their speech and ultimately their ability to breathe. 

It’s average timeframe is just 27 months, so help fight MND and donate to fightmnd by either donating money or buying one of the beanies! 

The beanies are still available at colessupermarkets and bunnings so get in and support the cause and MND research! 

#warrandyte #thebakerywarrandyte #localwarrandyte #bakery #warrandytefood #fightmnd #mnd  #bigfreeze7 #fightmnd💙  #fightmndarmy #fightmndbeanie #nealedaniherfoundation
We're stoked that Carlton premiership player Dean Rice is the next reveal at our Beleura vs The Beast Mini Big Freeze. 

Rice played 234 games with both St Kilda and Carlton, including Blues' thumping 61-point win over Geelong in the 1995 Grand Final. 

Thanks Dean for taking part in our big day.  In accordance with the COVID protocols, Dean will remotely perform the ice bucket challenge to FightMND. You can donate to make it happen at https://hub.fightmnd.org.au/diy-big-freeze/beleura-junior-football-club-1 and comment 'Dean Rice' in the 'Message of Support'. Link in bio ⬆️

#beleurajuniorfootballclub #bjfc #beleurajuniorsportsclub #bjsc #fightmnd fightmnd #bigfreeze7 #minibigfreeze #diybigfreeze carlton_fc stkildafc #mpjfl #mornington #juniorfootymornington
🐺🐺🐺HUGE MILESTONE ALERT🐺🐺🐺
Richie "Hammer" Heslewood plays his 350th game in the Navy blue.
Everyone knows Richie he is a huge part of the club and this Town.
So come on down and cheer him on.

3pm Wolves Women V Hedland Blazers

430pm Richies ressies VS Swans Reserves

630pm Wolves V Swans League Game

Don't forget it's the wolves big freeze night. Lots of town legends. RICHIE included will be getting dunked for charity.
Dig deep and support the fight against MND🧊

fightmnd
#gowolves🐺 
#bigfreeze7 #mnd #milestone #afl #wickhamwolves #afwl
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.
The Westworth family name is institutionalised in the Mornington Junior Football League. The family have been playing in the League since the 1970s. Our own former club president, Mick Westworth, follows in the footsteps of his dad, who was also a club president, as well as League president.

Mick is one of the most respected blokes around our club, and although he has stepped down from official roles, remains a great support and mentor to those who follow. It's been a family affair for the Westworths, who have been the club for eight years with Taj and Matilda playing all of their junior footy at Beleura, and wife Sarah a trainer. 

Mick has been nominated to take the ice bucket challenge by club sponsor bridgestonemornington  who have put up $100 to see Mick get drenched in ice water on Sunday. 

Thanks Bridgestone! If you would also like to add to the tally, you can donate at https://hub.fightmnd.org.au/diy-big-freeze/beleura-junior-football-club-1 and comment 'Westy' in the 'Message of Support'. 

#beleurajuniorfootballclub #bjfc #beleurajuniorsportsclub #bjsc #fightmnd fightmnd  #bigfreeze7 #diybigfreeze #minibigfreeze #sockit2MND #sockit2mnd21 #mp#mpj
why does mum make me pose like this 🙁 lucky it’s for a good cause and I’m cold 🥶 #ragdoll #cat #meow #bigfreeze7 #beanie #catstagram #ragdollcat #ragdollsofinstagram #ragdollworld #catlife #catoftheday
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