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Walk While You Can 2019

Walk While You Can 2019

Fundraising For Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association
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Hope starts with one step. Change happens with many.

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

The majority of funds raised from our generous donors and supporters go towards providing ...

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When the remarkable Fr. Tony Coote did his extraordinary walk last year from Donegal to Cork – some 550 kilometers – he raised over €600,000! The proceeds were split between the IMNDA and Research Motor Neurone. From these miraculous funds, we were able to employ a fourth nurse.

Fr. Tony very sadly passed away on 28th August but his wonderful legacy of action and inspiration will continue to live on. It’s now up to all of us to ensure that Walk While You Can continues to raise urgently needed funds for people living with MND.

To honour Fr. Tony’s incredible achievement over 1000 people of a...

RT @IMNDA: BBC News - Doddie Weir: The rugby legend who won't give in to MND

Mon Dec 09 10:06:58 - 0 Favorite

RT @marionhogg2: A lovely sunset this evening for the global walk to D’feet MND in Perth, I walked today wearing my @walkwhileyoucan shirt…

Fri Dec 06 10:55:00 - 0 Favorite

RT @rogerchilds2u: .@MaurOBrien ‘s wonderful @rteone film about #FrTonyCoote #WalkingTheWalk will air in Canada on @saltandlighttv on Sunda…

Fri Dec 06 10:54:29 - 0 Favorite

RT @watchMND: 💙 this gave us goosebumps! #raydarcyshow #MND @RoyTaylor10 @TerenceTaylor01

Tue Dec 03 16:08:15 - 0 Favorite

Good luck Roy! We will be watching!

Thu Nov 28 09:58:53 - 6 Favorite

RT @IMNDA: A great initiative from @TFIupdates. Anything that can make the lives of people living with MND a little easier is welcome. http…

Tue Nov 26 12:10:09 - 0 Favorite

Fingers crossed for our late dear friend's book Live While You Can. #APIBAS #ReadersWanted

Wed Nov 20 13:02:13 - 20 Favorite

RT @AnPostIBAS: Today's the day! 🤩 We can't wait to welcome all our authors to @TheCCD tonight for what will be a fantastic celebration of…

Wed Nov 20 13:00:21 - 0 Favorite


Mon Nov 11 16:27:02 - 14 Favorite

RT @IMNDA: Our Christmas shop is now open!!! Just €10 for a pack of 12! Check out our brand new designs for 2019. See more below. Give back…

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Recent Updates

  • 29 Aug 2019
    Following the death of Father Tony Coote, Chief Executive of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Roisin Duffy said, “From the moment he was diagnosed, Father Tony Coote not only bore his illness with tremendous dignity, he also became a tireless advocate for everyone living with MND. His decision to travel 550 kilometres from Donegal to Cork last year was testament to his resilience and determination. The €600,000 raised is already making a real impact on Ireland’s MND community. On September 14th, that community will again “Walk While You Can” in Father Tony’s memory, as he would have wanted. To Father Tony’s family and wide circle of friends, we at the IMNDA offer our deepest sympathies at this difficult time. We pledge to honour his memory, and continue to support his vision for a world free of MND.”















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About the Cause

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association
The majority of funds raised from our generous donors and supporters go towards providing services to people with Motor Neurone Disease.  These services include the provision of specialised equipment such as wheelchairs, beds as well as communication aids (many people with MND will lose their speech at some point). The IMNDA also provides financial assistance towards home care. Four MND nurses undertake home visits to our clients across the country. We do not r...