FUNDRAISING for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation is continuing with a number of events taking place throughout the UK over the next few weeks.

The My Name’5 Doddie Foundation was established by Doddie Weir and the Trustees in response to his frustration at the lack of options given to MND sufferers – no effective treatment, no access to meaningful clinical trials and no hope.

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They have already donated millions of pounds for targeted MND research projects and are committed to continuing to invest in the most promising research to help find new treatments, gain improved knowledge and ultimately find a cure.

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This weekend Ballyclare RFC will be hosting an all-club event while their 1st XV will be playing in a specially designed Doddie kit. 

The main event of the day will be an evening sports Q&A session with an auction where the unique  kits and other various prizes will be on offer.

On Sunday October 23 U2MND, trail-blazing, five-piece band inspired by Doddie covering U2’s music, will play their first major gig on at the Half Moon, Putney (London).

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And on Wednesday November 2 Optimising IT are hosting a Charity Quiz Night at Cheltenham Tigers RFC which includes a raffle of fantastic prizes donated by local businesses.

In addition Harrison & Hetherington has announced the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation as the official charity for this year’s Borderway Agri Expo livestock showcase which is set to take place on Friday October 28.

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Fundraising will take place throughout the day, with monies raised from initiatives which will include programme sales, competitions, and collection boxes.

And the new My Name'5 Doddie Christmas cards are now available to buy here: