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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
14-Nov-2018

e-newsletter November 2018

e-newsletter November 2018
  ‘Failing to plan is planning to fail.’ Throughout 2018 the MS Auckland Committee has been undergoing a planning process to prepare the organisation for the future. As developments in MS treatments expand and the use of technology grows the needs of people living with MS will change. It is very likely that MS Auckland will look differently in the future than it does today. We wa... Read more
15-Oct-2018

e-newsletter October 2018

e-newsletter October 2018
  “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it”  The other day I saw a shop filled with Christmas decorations and I could just feel the stress build up inside me! It’s nearly Christmas and there is so much I still need to do before the year ends! And then I just had to stop and breathe. I can carry stuff well, most of the time. Often it is just a matter of s... Read more
17-Sep-2018

e-newsletter September 2018

e-newsletter September 2018
‘I just found out I’m colour blind. The diagnosis came completely out of the purple’. ‘Claustrophobic people are more productive thinking out of the box’. The jokes at the Comedy Classic were much funnier than the ones above! I still have a smile on my face after last week’s fantastic night, which kicked off MS Awareness Week and raised lots of funds for MS. Huge thanks to Sam Smith... Read more
08-Aug-2018

e-newsletter August 2018

e-newsletter August 2018
“When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine” Sometimes it seems that winter just goes on and on. I’m dreaming of summer - long hot days, ocean swims, evening walks... When I start to feel too blue about winter I remind myself of the above quote. It works wonders I have lots to share with you today. Happy reading! 1. People with Parkinson’s group invite us to their talk with Sir... Read more
05-Jul-2018

e-newsletter July 2018

e-newsletter July 2018
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” Helen Keller Greetings! I have another full newsletter for you today. There is so much happening in the MS Community – always something new to learn, share and take part in. I hope there is something here of interest to you. 1.   Advocating PHARMAC for increased access to MS treatments 2.   Invitation from AUT... Read more
06-Jun-2018

e-newsletter June 2018

e-newsletter June 2018
“One kind word can warm three winter months” – Japanese Proverb As I sit and write this with my scarf wrapped around my neck and a hot cup of tea close by I’m reminded of the Japanese Proverb written above. Isn’t it true how kind words can warm! This month is our big fundraising event, Life Buoy for MS. I am pleased to say that we have completely sold out! Thank you to ev... Read more

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