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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
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

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