Dialog Box

FAQ

We hope that this registration process has been easy for you, but below is some information that will answer any questions you may have.

Registration
I am having trouble registering, what should I do?

Please contact the Fundraising team at (03) 9830 2122 or fundraising@mnd.asn.au

How do I receive my Walk T-shirt?

If you register and order your T-shirt up to two weeks prior to the event it will be mailed to you. If you register closer than two weeks prior, or on the day, T-shirts will be available at the venue.

Does my registration fee go to the cause?

No, your registration fee covers the operational cost of putting on the Walk. However all fundraising dollars will be used to deliver care and support to people with MND, as well as help fund research into cause, treatment and cure.

Is my registration tax deductible?

No your registration fee isn’t tax deductible but all donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Can I add people to my team after I purchased my ticket?

Absolutely and we encourage that! On your team fundraising page, click on “invite members” located under the team members section at the bottom of the page. From here, insert up to five (5) team invitations at a time.

Fundraising
How do I fundraise?

There are many ways to do this. Start by asking family, friends and work colleagues to support you by donating to your fundraising page. Share the reasons why you're participating on your fundraising page and share this on social media. Hold a BBQ, Drink Tea for MND event at your work, school, home, club - there are lots of ways to raise funds.  

If you need suggestions please contact: fundraising@mnd.asn.au

How do I create a fundraising page?

When you register you will automatically be set up with a fundraising page. You will receive an email (check your spam email if you don’t receive it) with a link so you can view, edit and share your fundraising page.  

We encourage you to upload photos and tell everyone the reason why you think it’s important to raise funds and how those funds will help people in Victoria living with the disease.

How do I create a Team?

Login to your fundraising page and view the dashboard. On the right side of the page there is a box titled “create a new team”. Enter your team name and then click “create”. Final step is to share this with your family, friends and colleagues and ask them to join your team.

What happens to the funds raised?

All funds raised will help deliver care, support and vital assistive equipment to people living with MND.  In addition, funds will be used to support research into finding cause, potential treatment and cure.

Do I have to fundraise?

No, but funds raised at the Walk event are a vitally important part of our fundraising activities.  We do therefore encourage everyone to fundraise and can provide ideas and resources to help you get this started.  For more information contact: fundraising@mnd.asn.au

I am having issues with my fundraising page, what can I do?

Please contact fundraising@mnd.asn.au and we will help you sort out any issues.

How are tax receipts generated?

Whenever anyone makes a donation to your fundraising page a tax receipt will be automatically generated and sent via email to the person making the donation.

When does my fundraising page close?

Your fundraising page will remain open for one month after the Walk event takes place.

Event Day and Course
Where will the event take place?

The Rosebud Walk to D’Feet MND will take place at the Village Glen Retirement Village

The Melbourne Walk to D’Feet MND will take place at Princes Park, Carlton.

The Bendigo Walk will take place at Lake Weeroona

The Echuca Walk will take place at

The Benalla Walk will take place at Lake Benalla

The Geelong Walk will take place at Barwon Valley Fun Park

The South-East Melbourne Walk will take place at Lakeside Amphitheatre

Can I register on site on the day?

Absolutely. We can accept credit card and cash registrations on the day. However we do encourage on-line registration prior to the event to promote fundraising.

How long is the course and what are the parking options?

Each venue is different with none of them more than 3.6kms. They are all on footpaths and are wheelchair, pram and scooter accessible.  

Each venue has different parking options, but all have parking for cars that have a disability sticker. Full details are available on the appropriate Walk page.

Can I purchase food, drinks and merchandise on the day?

Yes we will have a large supply of MND merchandise available for purchase. Most Walks will also have coffee carts and sausage sizzles available as well. We will have credit card facilities available as well as cash.

Is the course wheelchair and pram accessible?

All venues are accessible for wheelchairs, walkers, prams, push-bikes and strollers.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, please do. We have some cute MND Dog bandannas and leads which you can purchase when you register on line or on the day.

Can I and my team dress up?

Absolutely! We love to see teams dress up - particularly if they can use MND Blue as part of their dress up.

Will there be photographers at the Walks?

Yes there will as we use these photos for our promotions throughout the year to encourage on-going fundraising. When you register you will be prompted to agree to having your photo taken and used by the Association to raise awareness and funds for MND.

What happens if it’s raining?

In most cases the event will go ahead. However your safety is our key priority and in extreme weather conditions we will decide whether the event will continue. It is important that you provide an accurate mobile phone and email address when registering in case we need to contact you.

Merchandise
Can I buy Merchandise On-line as well as at the Walk?

MND Victoria has a wide range of merchandise available with all profits going to support Victorians living with MND.  All merchandise can be viewed and ordered here or at the various Walk events.

All merchandise orders received on-line will be mailed to you unless you contact us to make alternative arrangements.  

Note: there may be a delay in shipping some clothing items. Should this be the case we will email you.


What if my MND clothing is the wrong size?

We will happily exchange any clothing items provided they are returned unworn. Contact us to discuss further fundraising@mnd.asn.au


Still not sure about something?  

Please email: fundraising@mnd.asn.au

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