Tony Penguin Beanie Boo original profits go to FightMND

Australia’s No. 1 plush brand, Ty, has created the Tony Penguin Beanie Boo to help raise awareness and funds for FightMND.

“Please help us beat the beast that is MND/ALS,” urges Ty Warner, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Ty Inc, upon releasing a new Beanie Boo specifically to raise funds for FightMND.

Buying this Beanie Boo means you are supporting FightMND.

100% of profits from original sales of the Tony Penguin Beanie Boo will go to FightMND to support the battle against MND/ALS worldwide.

The average life expectancy of a person diagnosed with MND/ALS is only 27 months.  There is currently no effective treatment or cure.

“Hopefully, this special Beanie Boo, named after my great friend and Australian Bean Boo distributor Tony, will bring awareness around the world to this horrible disease, and bring us closer to beating the beast that is MND/ALS,” Mr Warner said.

A philanthropist, Mr Warner has donated more than $300 million to a variety of charities worldwide including the American Red Cross, UNICEF, United Way Worldwide, Ronald McDonald House, to WIRES following the devastating bushfires in Australia in 2020, and many more.

The Tony Penguin Beanie Boo is available now at newsXpress, Toyworld, Coles, and other great retailers for SRP $9.99.


About FightMND

FightMND is a charitable organisation that aims to generate awareness of MND (also known overseas as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), and funds for world-class research to help find effective treatments and ultimately a cure for Motor Neurone Disease.

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  • I lost my amazing Dad to MND over 13 years ago and this was before anyone really knew what it was. It is the most horrible disease I have ever come across. I will definitely be buying one of these and I think its great that there is so much more awareness and funds raised for this disease that doesnt have a cure or cause found yet.


  • Hope i can find some in the stores, love buying products that help Charities


  • This is such a great idea. Will definitely be purchasing one when I see them.


  • Will definitely keep an eye out for Tony Penguin. My kids love beanie boos and Tony is for such a great cause.


  • My kids love these and I loved getting some background on the CEO some amazing causes he has already donated too. I’ll be on the lookout for sure now to grab a Tony for their collection and also to support the fight against MND. Bravo Ty


  • I love that TY have come up with a great way to fund raise for MND so many people don’t know what MND is and if we can educate our young people about it and give them a cute little toy at the same time


  • A great fundraising idea. I’ll be looking out for these.


  • What a heartbreaking condition, I’m so glad a company such as TY BEANIE BOOs are trying to raise money for it! I would have loved it if the article had said more about MND as it wasn’t until the very end that I was even aware what it stood for.


  • What a great initiative! We buy these all the time, will definitely be on the look out for these ones.


  • How adorable and for a great cause!


  • So cute!!!


  • Oh my he is cute! Beanie boos are so soft you can’t help holding one, no wonder why kids love them so much


  • I buy a beanie to Fight MND every year and will be looking forward to purchasing this Penguin Beanie Boo. Looks so cute.


  • This is such a great opportunity to raise funds and awareness and I truly hoe it raises plenty to go towards research.


  • What a good initiative to raise awareness of MND to the younger population!


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