Show Your Support: Membership, Planned Giving, Volunteering and Participation
The work of the MS Society would be virtually impossible without the help of volunteers. Visit our Volunteer page for more information.
Every year, thousands of Manitobans take part in exciting and rewarding Manitoba Division fundraising events such as the Manitoba Lotteries MS Walk and the MS Bike Tours. Click here for more information.
Who is a member of the MS Society, Manitoba Division?
People just like you!
in the MS Society is all about making a difference. You
make a difference - so that we can make a difference.
And, we are not exclusive: You don't have to have MS to become
a member. Click here to view our membership brochure.
This is your invitation to join the MS Society.
What does your membership mean? It means that:
are committed to the MS Society of Canada's mission to be
a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and in
enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality
You wish to add your voice to the cause, giving the MS Society
more influence when representing the needs of Manitobans
with MS to government bodies, and when raising awareness
throughout the media and general public.
a member, what benefits do you receive?
Access to all programs and services offered by Client Services,
workshops and conferences
Self-Help and support groups
Ask MS Information system
exercise programs, including Tai Chi, Yoga, seated yoga
and recreational activities
and committee involvement
Although membership is not a requirement to access programs
and services, it does ensure that you receive the most up-to-date
information about research, upcoming events and services.
Divisional and Chapter newsletters
privileges at the Annual General Meeting
Valuable opportunities to meet people affected by MS, from
whom you can gain support and knowledge.
The opportunity to make a positive contribution
The Multiple Sclerosis
Society of Canada organizes a host of
fundraising events, giving walkers, cyclists,
car enthusiasts, golfers, students and others
many ways to become involved in providing
support for people and families living with
the often devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.
also realize that not everyone wishes to solicit pledge money
from friends, family, neighbours and co-workers, but would still
like to make a significant contribution to our organization
the people who benefit from its services.
giving may be the answer.
does Planned Giving work?
There are several ways to make a planned gift:
can provide funds for the Society through a bequest in
can give the gift of a life insurance policy
can set up a charitable trust that would provide you with
an income now and which would be a gift to the Society in the
may discuss further options with our Planned Giving Manager
to the Planned Gift Giver
There are many benefits to making a planned gift:
may designate the area of the Society's work you wish to
may receive substantial tax benefits
become a partner with the MS society in working toward a
new and better future for people living with MS
your Planned Gift does
You Planned Gift makes a world of difference:
ensures that there are funds in the future to provide the
programs, services and important research supported by the
means that thousands of Manitobans living every day with
the challenges of multiple sclerosis have more hope and help
than ever before
brings us a step closer to the cure for MS
you would like more information on Planned Giving, or would
like to make a gift to the MS Society, contact:
Call (204) 943-9595 or toll free 1-800-268-7582.