Welcome to the MS Read-A-Thon in Alberta!
Staff Contact: Trish vanDoornum
Phone: 780-440-8766 or toll free at 1-800-268-7582
Address: 150-9405 50 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2T4
Teachers are busy people!
We're here to help you and your students make time for reading and become global citizens through philanthropy.
Easy Steps to the MS Read-A-Thon/MS Read & Walk
- Contact our office to get started.
- Choose how you’d like to participate!
- Classic MS Read-A-Thon: Students read & fundraise for 3 weeks.
- MS Read & Walk: Students spend One Day reading & walking (or dancing or skipping!) with a week for extra reading & fundraising
- Choose the Session that works best for your school:
- Fall (October 1 – October 31)
- Winter (January 1 – February 15)
- Spring (March 1 – April 15)
- An MS Representative will come out to lead a Kick Off Assembly*
- Encourage your students with their reading or reading & walking
- Students submit their pledge envelopes and the MS Society will arrange for the pledges to be picked up, counted and receipted.
- Your chosen award(s) will be sent to your school.
*We also offer a ‘Presentation-In-A-Box’ option for any school that wishes or that we may be unable to travel to. All the presentation and school materials are provided, you provide the host!
Benefits to YOU and YOUR school………..
- Register online and receive a $150 Scholastic Gift Certificate after completion of program!
- Schools that raise $2500 or more will receive 10% back in Scholastic vouchers their school!
- We offer an incentive prize for reading, no fundraising required!
- Your students are becoming engaged community leaders!
- YOUR students will be excited about reading!