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Black Tie Charity Fundraising Event at The Fleece Hotel, Boxford, Sudbury, 4th March

Author: Fleece Hotel, Boxford Published: 28th February 2017 13:16

Black Tie Charity Fundraising Event, inspired by local, at The Fleece Hotel, Boxford, near Sudbury


A pub from Boxford near Sudbury is hoping to raise £1000 for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association by a Black Tie Fundraising Event.


The Fleece Hotel will be hosting A Black Tie Event on March 4th 2017.


Landlords of the Fleece Hotel, Ben Wase and Adrian Banks,  are  raising money for the MND Association after being inspired by one of the locals who’s developed the illness


Ben Wase said: “One of our very popular locals at The Fleece Hotel has been living with MND. He doesn’t want any fuss and wants to remain anonymous, but we wanted to help by raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and raise money for such an very important cause. The local community in Boxford are a hugely supportive and as the village’s local pub, we want to make sure this is a great night that raises lots of much needed funds”


The fundraising evening will be a black tie event, with a 3 course meal followed by an auction. Food is all sourced as locally as possible in and around the Sudbury area and it promises to be fun packed evening, starting at 8pm. The event will be held in the stunning Guild Room at the Fleece and tickets are proving to be popular. For those wanting to attend, please call the Fleece Hotel on 01787 211183. Tickets cost £25 per person.They are also after auction and raffle prizes and would grateful for any donations to help raise more money.


Motor neurone disease (MND) is a fatal rapidly progressing disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, attacking the nerves that control movement so muscles no longer work. It kills a third of people within a year and more than half within two years of diagnosis. 

It’s a devastating disease that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time and kills six people every day. There is no cure.


The MND Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on MND care, research and campaigning.


Denise Davies, Head of Community Fundraising at the MND Association, said: “Without the amazing support of people like Ben, the MND Association simply would not be able to provide it’s vital support services, fund research to find a cure and campaign and raise awareness of MND. Together we are making a real difference for people affected by this devastating disease.”



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