Motor Neurone Disease Association (West Berkshire):
The MND Association provide support for patients, carers and families to give patients the best possible quality of life and to die with dignity. In addition, they support research with the vision of ‘Going further together – towards a world free from MND.’ Find out more about the disease on the national charities website.
We hope that our fundraising can help to provide support to local families in the form of medical equipment and expertise and care and support networks for both sufferers and families. Find out more about the amazing work the local branch does to help us and others in their area on their page.
Sailability makes sailing open to everyone, regardless of age or ability. Sailability is the RYA’s national programme enabling people with disabilities to try sailing and take part regularly. It’s the prefect sport to feel tranquillity and freedom on the water, or progress your skills and become competitive. Burghfield Sailing Clubs Sailability Group is a voluntary organisation that is dedicated to bringing boating to people with disabilities on equal terms. Find out more about Burghfield Sailability here.
Our contributions will be used to help maintain and update Sailabilities boats, equipment and to purchase a new specialised pontoon to make sailing safer and even more accessible to all types of disability.
All entries fees and donations will be split 70%:30% between Motor Neurone Disease Association (West Berkshire) and Burghfield Sailability by 31 July 2017.