29th August 2014 - Islwyn MP does ice bucket challenge for MND Association
Islwyn MP Chris Evans has taken part in the ice bucket challenge following a nomination from the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
The challenge originated in America and has raised over £3million for the MND Association.
Mr Evans, who is secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Group for motor neurone disease, took part in the challenge outside his constituency office in Pontllanfraith this afternoon.
Speaking afterwards, Mr Evans said: ‘Once I had the nomination from the MND Association, I had to take on the challenge.
‘It is for a very worthy cause, and I was happy to get drenched if it raises awareness of motor neurone disease and the brilliant work the association is doing.’
Mr Evans completed the ice bucket challenge to raise money for the MND Association. For more information please visit www.mndassociation.org and to donate £5 just text ICED500 £5 to 700 70.
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