WHEN Kathryn Brown's father Peter died 11 years ago from Motor Neurone Disease (MND), there was hardly a ripple of research being conducted into what would become known as 'The Beast'.
But while the work of Neale Daniher and the annual AFL fundraiser has shone a light on the deadly disease which still has no cure, its grassroots work like that of Ms Brown that is giving victims and their families hope that one day a cure will be found.
Ms Brown said her father died within 12 months of being first diagnosed.
On June 29, Hair and Beauty on Dana and the East Point Football Netball Club are joining forces to conduct an MND fundraiser. "We are doing haircuts from 11am to 4pm in the clubrooms and we are asking people to pay what you think your haircut is worth," Ms Brown said.
"All money made along with what is raised by the club is going directly to MND. We're calling the event 'Cut Out MND'."
Help fight MND between 11am and 4pm on Saturday at Eastern Oval - home of the East Point Kangaroos.
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