Corporate Partnership Opportunities
Join the movement to end MS by becoming a proud partner of the MS Society of Canada.
The MS Society of Canada offers several event sponsorship opportunities that provide a desirable demographic and geographic reach for your company.
The MS Walk is the largest national fundraising event for the MS Society of Canada. Last year, more than $9 million was raised for MS research and services. More than 40,000 walkers and volunteers in 160 communities throughout the country are involved with the MS Walk.
As a family friendly and community driven event, more than 75% of participants of the MS Walk have a personal connection to MS.
The largest cycling series in North America, MS Bike provides Canadians with the opportunity to ride through scenic and spectacular parts of the country.
More than 12,000 cyclists participate in the 25 one and two-day tours taking place across Canada between June and September.
With an audience that enjoy regular recreational and competitive activities, MS Bike participants aspire to active and healthy lifestyles.
The MS Society will work with you to build a customized sponsorship program to meet your needs. Opportunities include:
- Sponsorship: a customized brand affiliation program that recognizes your company and brand in MS Walk or MS Bike marketing, promotional, and access activities. The MS Society will work with you to identify and leverage opportunities to meet your business objectives. Event sponsorship opportunities include: pre-event marketing (to participants and the public), brand alignment with the cause and event, and on-site access to a captive and loyal demographic. Additional opportunities include: cause marketing and direct to consumer promotions, affinity programs for participants and registration/fundraising and product tie-ins.
- Company teams: through the MS Society's popular TeamMS program, engage your employees and your community by entering teams into the MS Walk or MS Bike. Enhanced opportunities for corporate partners include company "lunch and learns," dedicated fundraising support, internal recognition programs, and exclusive on-site VIP perks.
- Volunteer: the MS Society offers a wide range of event volunteer opportunities available for individuals or groups.
Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world. More than 100,000 Canadians live with MS, with its impact felt by family, friends, co-workers, and communities. Aligning your company and products with the movement to end MS means that you are supporting a cause that is important to Canadians from coast to coast.
Contact the MS Society to learn how you demonstrate your support of people living with MS ,and partner through meaningful opportunities for your company.
Programs and Services
The MS Society of Canada has a wide range of programs and services that help to fulfill our mission. Corporate support of these important initiatives is vital at the local, provincial, and nationwide level.
Opportunities include conferences, assistance programs, youth oriented initiatives, information and educational sessions, and more
Contact the MS Society to learn more about supporting this important work.
Corporate Fundraising Events
Through the MS Society's online DIY Fundraising platform, create your own company event and engage your employees to participate and raise money for MS. You can choose to support your local chapter, division, or designate your fundraising to support ground breaking research.
For more information on nationwide or regional partnership opportunities please contact:
Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Innovation
500 - 250 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5
Tel: (416) 922-6064 ext. 3142
Toll-free in Canada: 1-866-922-6065 x3142