Greater Anglia Helps the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Friday, 1 March 2013

Local train operator Greater Anglia has made a donation of £289 on behalf of their employees to the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Greater Anglia is supporting the Motor Neurone Disease Association with a donation following the company’s recent employee survey, where a contribution is made to a charity on behalf of the staff participating in the survey.

Staff who took part in the survey came from across the Greater Anglia network, including Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and London.
 
Greater Anglia employees chose the Motor Neurone Disease Association as one of their nominated charities and £289 was donated by Greater Anglia to the charity, as a result of the survey. 

Andy Camp Greater Anglia’s Commercial Director said: “The Motor Neurone Disease Association is a charity which means a lot to us, they do important work and we are pleased to be able to help them.”

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that funds and promotes global research into the disease and provides support for people affected by MND. The association has over 3,000 active volunteers, some of which are Colchester based, all of whom are dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by MND, now and in the future.
 
Karen Brown of the Colchester branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association said “Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a rapidly progressive neurological condition and around half of those diagnosed die within 14 months. The local group actively fundraises to help local sufferers and their families and we are extremely grateful to Greater Anglia employees for nominating us for this donation which will enable us to continue our support in the local area.”

For more information about the Motor Neurone Disease Association please visit:  www.mndassociation.org