On Saturday 2nd April
from 11:30 am until 2:30 pm
the Blue Illusion Boutique at the Garden City Shopping Centre in Booragoon will be previewing their new collection, with 15% of sales to be donated to the Motor Neurone Disease Association of WA, in support of “Darren’s Ride”.
Blue Illusion stores at Karrinyup, Claremont, Floreat, Joondalup and Midland Gate will also be participating in the fund raising event. Please RSVP to your nearest store if you would like to attend…
Thank you so much to everyone who is now on board Darren’s Ride. Thanks to you, we have already hit our target of $5,000, so please keep the ride going, and help us get the next $5,000.
MNDWA relies so heavily on the support and generosity of the community, to provide care and support services for people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), as well as their families, who are also greatly impacted. Ongoing research is also needed to find a cause, treatment and cure.
Please help us to commemorate Darren, and achieve our goal of living in a world free of MND.
Go to darrensride.com.au and click to donate!
“Here’s Margaret and and her trusty steed Hilda in training for “Darren’s Ride” …
Margaret is not in disguise, she is just being sun smart! It was a nice warm up, she is pictured 5kms north of Settlers Roadhouse in Myalup, and clocked up a lazy 107km yesterday, ably supported by Bob the Pit Man!
Go Margaret (and Hilda) !!!
Please show your support and get on board Darren’s Ride by clicking to donate – help us to commemorate Darren and achieve our goal of living in a world free from MND!”
Also helping to raise funds for Darren’s ride are Mark and Lee from Marlee Country Kennels.
During March 2016 their dog grooming salon will donate $10 from every dog bathed to MNDA WA.
To book your dog in for a wash,
contact the kennels on 9753 1351.
While Darren Whitby is now free from Motor Neurone Disease (MND), others continue to suffer and many more people will be diagnosed. Ongoing fundraising is needed to provide for research and support services for those effected.
Friend and former co-worker, Marg Hitching, has made a determination to celebrate Darren’s life and raise awareness about Motor Neurone Disease in the local community. She is undertaking a fundraising cycle from Perth to Busselton next month and hoping to raise money through sponsorship.
“Darren was a wonderful man,” she said. “This ride – Darren’s Ride, is about honouring his memory while doing something symbolic to support the cause. It will be a tough ride both physically and emotionally.”
Marg is hoping Darren’s friends and former colleagues, as well as members of the broader community will support ‘Darren’s Ride’ through sponsorship and/or donations, all of which will go the Motor Neurone Disease Association of WA Inc to support MND research and help MND sufferers and their families. Donations are tax deductable.
The ride takes place on Sunday March 27, 2016. It will culminate on that day with a gathering of supporters at the Busselton RSL, who have kindly donated their hall free of charge.
It is hoped this will be just one of many different fundraising activities, and the first of many rides to come, helping to ensure Darren’s memory lives on.
Margaret, the inspiration behind our campaign “Darren’s Ride” and her trusty steed “Hilda” are pictured above.