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As MND Awareness Week comes to a close, we'd like to take a moment to recognise those people who are living with MND and those we have lost.

MND is a Beast. It knows no borders and touches every corner of our community. As we fight to find treatments and a cure, we do so in honour of everyone who has been impacted by this devastating disease.

To those currently fighting the Beast, your courage never fails to inspire us. �

#endMND #ALSMNDWithoutBorders #fightmnd #mnd
To mark Global MND Awareness Day, we couldn't be more excited to announce that Big Freeze 8 has raised an incredible $19.8 million for FightMND! This makes it our most successful Big Freeze ever! 

Thanks to every donation, we will be able to invest this record-breaking figure into vital research to find effective treatments and one day a cure for MND. 

To everyone who donated, bought a beanie, volunteered or held a community fundraiser – thank you! We simply couldn't continue the battle against the Beast without your support. 

And to those who have been impacted by or are living with MND, you continue to inspire us. You are the reason why we won't stop until better treatments and a cure is found.

#endMND #ALSMNDWithoutBorders #fightmnd #mnd
Today is Global MND Awareness Day, and we'd like to take this opportunity to recognise the incredible work being done every day by the researchers working on the front line in the battle against the Beast. It is thanks to your tireless efforts that we can continue working towards our goal of a world without MND. 

#endMND #ALSMNDWithoutBorders #fightmnd #mnd
Half way through June and the weather is only getting colder 🥶❄️

A Big Freeze 8 beanie is the perfect winter accessory to keep you warm and cosy as winter rages on. There's still time to grab yours! Head down to your local @colessupermarkets, @colesexpress or @bunnings and pick up a beanie today!
This Saturday, FightMND is heading over to South Australia, turning the Adelaide Oval blue with a sea of Big Freeze beanies. 

From 11:15am, FightMND volunteers will be outside the Oval, selling beanies and collecting donations while Port Adelaide gear up to take on the Sydney Swans. 

Keen to get involved? We're on the lookout for some more volunteers to sign up and help out at the game. Plus, volunteers who join us on the day will also receive a free ticket to the match!

Visit the link in our bio for more information and to sign up. We can’t wait to see you there!
You might have seen some of our fabulous volunteers walking around Melbourne in their white shirts yesterday. These incredible volunteers came out and donated their time and efforts to help make this year's Big Freeze bigger and better than ever! 

To our volunteers, whether you were collecting donations or selling beanies, we can't thank you all enough for all your time and enthusiasm. FightMND would not be able to make the difference we do if it weren't for the generosity of every volunteer who lends a hand. 

Thank you all for everything!
Big Freeze 8 went off with a bang! 🎆💙 What were your favourite moments?

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Road Trip! Did you know the Big Freeze festivities are making their way to WA? Over in Perth, Optus Stadium is hosting it's very own Mini Freeze, featuring some of the biggest names in the west taking the plunge into icey cold waters. You can then catch the West Coast Eagles take on Geelong as Western Australia joins the battle against the Beast. 

FightMND vollies will also be there before the game on Saturday 18 June, selling Big Freeze beanies and collecting donations. 

Follow along on the @westcoasteagles socials as they announce their "dunkers" taking on the MND Dunk Tank at the game.
We did it! Together we have done something incredible.

Thanks to everyone who donated, we will be able to invest this money in helping the best and brightest minds and the most promising research get one step closer to a world without MND.

To everyone who donated or bought a beanie this Big Freeze, you have made this possible. 

#BigFreeze8 #2MbyMonday
We are so close to reaching our goal! A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far. 

Visit the link in our bio now to help us reach $2M by half time, and let’s beat the Beast together!

#BigFreeze8 #2MbyMonday.
WOAH We’re halfway there! 💙 There’s still time to donate and help us reach $2M by Monday. Click the link in our bio to donate now! 

#BigFreeze8 #2MbyMonday
Today’s the day! Tune in from 2pm today to catch all the Big Freeze fun! 

Together we can beat the Beast. 

Today has always been about so much more than a game of footy. 

By donating to FightMND today, together we can get one step closer to finding a cure for MND. 

Donate today at the link in our bio or visit your local @colessupermarkets, @colesexpress or @bunnings or online to grab a beanie and join the fight to beat the Beast.

#bigfreeze8 #fightmnd #beanieon
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Your Impact

Our vision is a world without Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and it takes an army of people to help achieve this. Thanks to our supporters, we have invested more than $55.8 million into research projects and initiatives since we began in 2014.


Committed to MND research initiatives


committed to 12 Clinical Trials


committed to 22 drug development projects


World-first drug screening platform


19 other research grants & initiatives


Sporadic ALS Australian - Genomics Consortium


Precision Medicine Program


committed to 25 IMPACT grants

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