You can now create your own campaign through MyCause to raise money for the Dystonia Network of Australia Inc.
Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. has been live for around 10 months and although a national association it began here in the Blue Mountains from a small Dystonia support group. Dystonia is a neurological condition that affects both children and adults. Dystonia can cause muscle spasm, abnormal positions and tremor of many different parts of the body.
Australian Dystonia Awareness Week 14 – 21 September
Dystonia Network of Australia Inc. (DNA) is proud to announce that we have secured the 14 – 21 September inclusive for the Australian Dystonia Awareness Week on the government calendar. We hope all who suffer from dystonia, Australian Dystonia Organisations, groups and interested parties take advantage of this week and put your thinking caps on and think of how you might celebrate Dystonia Awareness. Stay tuned to our press release and news pages on our web site for updates. For more information about Dystonia go to dystonia.org.au or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
DNA Benefit Night:
Inaugural Benefit Night at Terranova Bar & Restaurant
1647 The Horsely drive, Horsely Park NSW 2175
Thursday 28th April 2016
The Auction & Benefit Night on 28 April 2016 at Terranova Bar & Restaurant was a great suc-cess. Around 200 people attended, all with the intention of enjoying the atmosphere, the won-derful food and drinks and generously giving to a great cause. DNA cleared $16,000 from the event. Many Thanks to our hosts and also to those of our members who donated to the night and those who gave auction items.
We would like to acknowledge the people from DNA who donated to the success of the night in various ways:
Our thanks go to Marina McShannon, Phil Mangan, Leah Ding, Jacqui Sutton and Eric Williams. The main sponsors for the evening will be posted on the website soon.
Fundraising for 2015
1. Trivia Night, Springwood Country Club, Springwood, Blue Mountains, NSW Saturday 25th July Download Trivia Night Flyer
On behalf of myself, Laraine and the DNA committee, we wish to give our heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported us and took part in our Inaugural Dystonia Awareness Campaign and Fundraiser. We have been overwhelmed with everyone’s generous donations of money and prizes. It was an absolutely fantastic night with around 100 people attending the trivia night. It was really wonderful to see all of our families and friends gathering together to support Dystonia!! After all our expenses we raised the amazing amount of $3,500.00 which will go towards the reprinting of our brochures so we can start delivering them to all the Botox Clinics, MDS Neurologists and Hospitals in Australia as well as providing new members with their packages.
2. City to Surf, August. It is a fantastic sunny day for the City2Surf I wish Laraine , Ann, Claire and Candy a Wonderful Day for our Dystonia Awareness and Fundraising see you at the end!!!!
To provide appropriate, researched information for adults and children with dystonia, their carers and interested health providers.
To increase community awareness of the condition.
To ultimately fund seminars and assist with research.
Love & Best Wishes to you all! Kerrie, Laraine & the DNA committee.
Can you run, sew or bake cakes for dystonia? If you would like to assist DNA with fundraising activities
please contact us.