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14-Oct-2019

e-newsletter October 2019

e-newsletter October 2019
“My mother started to suffer from multiple sclerosis, but nobody knew what MS was then. My father didn’t – and later he suffered a great deal of guilt over that. It was an awful business and very fraught”.Ruth Rendell I was talking to someone today who was diagnosed with MS in 1999. When she was told she had MS she thought it had something to do with Microsoft! She knew nothing about ... Read more
10-Sep-2019

e-newsletter September 2019

e-newsletter September 2019
  Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. - Lord Byron From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere. - Dr Seuss September is a big month for MS with our Awareness Week and our Street Appeal happening, as well as many other activities including the 3rd Annual Comedy Show – Laughter is the best medicine. As I was writing this there were still tickets ... Read more
02-Aug-2019

e-newsletter August 2019

e-newsletter August 2019
  August 2019 Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive. Deepak Chopra August will be a busy month for us as we step up to start preparing for MS Awareness. Officially, MS Awareness runs for a week, from the 16th of September to the 22nd, but we are aiming to have activities throughout ... Read more
22-Jul-2019

e-newsletter July 2019

e-newsletter July 2019
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. Hippocrates Hello July! Here we are halfway through the year already. Are you like me and wondering where the first 6 months went to? The best thing about July for me is that the winter solstice has passed and we are now climbing ba... Read more
05-Jun-2019

e-newsletter June 2019

e-newsletter June 2019
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members” Coretta Scott King Our community is great! The generosity and kindness of the community were seen once again at our annual fundraiser Life Buoy for MS. From that event we will have just over $65,000 to put towards services for people affected by MS. We are so very grateful to you ... Read more
07-May-2019

e-newsletter May 2019

e-newsletter May 2019
“To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often” – Winstone Churchill This is one of my favourite Winstone Churchill quotes!. I love change …. most of the time. Some of the time it can be a bit unnerving! At MS Auckland we have had a number of changes over the past 6 months with staff members retiring and moving on and long serving Committee member... Read more
03-Apr-2019

e-newsletter April 2019

e-newsletter April 2019
  “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller Everything is in place now for our big fundraising event of the year Life Buoy for MS. We have a fantastic variety of exquisite prizes, an MC extraordinaire, a talented and very special guest, a beautiful venue, delicious food and drink, a wonderful line up of volunteer helpers, and three generous community ... Read more
07-Mar-2019

e-newsletter March 2019

e-newsletter March 2019
“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world”. Howard Zinn Our little office in Takapuna is a hive of activity these days. There is just so much to do! One of the things that is keeping us busy is our big annual charity lunch and auction. This event is very important to us as it has become our main fundraising event for the year and it helps to ke... Read more
08-Feb-2019

e-newsletter February 2019

e-newsletter February 2019
I have just had a wonderful 6-week vacation seeing family and good friends in Vancouver and Mexico, which I am truly thankful for. What comes hand in hand with this now I am back is a somewhat overwhelming feeling of the amount of work needing to be tackled! It helps me to remember the proverb above and just take things one step at a time!     MS Auckland’s missio... Read more
05-Dec-2018

e-newsletter December 2018

e-newsletter December 2018
  “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” -Marcel Proust Wow! Here we are already at the end of 2018. The older I get the faster the years fly by. The end of the year is always a good time for reflection and the MS Auckland team has been busy looking at how we can continue to meet the needs of people affec... Read more

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