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"Hit A Ball For MS" Campaign

The Hit A Ball For MS campaign is essentially a pre-packaged hole-in-one competition at another organization's annual golf tournament.

There are no costs to organizations and we provide the volunteers and prizes.

MS volunteers are at a par 3 hole at the event. Golfers participate after making a minimum donation and all proceeds benefit the MS Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter. In each pair/foursome that participates, a sleeve of MS-branded golf balls is given to the golfer whose ball is closest to the pin on the green. Every participating golfer is also entered into a raffle at the end of the season for additional prizes. Any golfer that achieves a hole-in-one is immediately entered into a Grand Prize draw for $2,000.

The MS Society attends multiple tournaments every golf season to execute the Hit A Ball For MS campaign.

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Landscape Ontario Golf Tournament 1 8/16/2019 8/16/2019

Friendly Visiting Program

To sign up to volunteer for the Friendly Visiting Program please click here

The purpose of the program is to improve the quality of life of isolated persons with MS living in long term care, by fostering supportive relationships between a resident and a volunteer. With your help, our goals are:


  • To reduce social isolation
  • To provide support, companionship and appropriate activities to residents
  • To provide information about MS, the MS Society and appropriate community resources
  • To increase the MS Society’s awareness of the needs/issues of individuals living in continuing care

The responsibilities of the volunteer include:

  • Completing all applicable training and forms including a vulnerable sector check
  • Complying with the MS Society and care centre’s policies, procedures and protocols
  • Providing friendly visiting to a resident at least once per month
  • Tracking activity and follow up with the program coordinator on a monthly basis or as agreed
  • Communicating urgent needs and issues immediately to the program coordinator and/or the long term care centre
  • Offering a one year commitment once trained and matched with a resident
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer 1

Hamilton-Halton Bingo

Hamilton Bingo:

Princess Bingo

300 Fennell Ave. East, Hamilton

 

Halton Bingo:

Bingo Connection

484 Plains Rd. E., Burlington

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Halton Bingo 12 7/20/2019 12/31/2019
Hamilton Bingo 0 7/27/2019 9/21/2019

I Challenge MS Event: Darren Haydar Charity Golf Tournament

I Challenge MS:

Many people organize their own third-party events that "challenge MS"!

I Challenge MS enables you to be creative, rally your friends and family to fundraise however you choose. Every event that donates proceeds to the MS Society of Canada is an act of greatness that will help change lives.

Darren Haydar Charity Golf Tournament:

Darren Haydar is a former NHL/AHL/KHL player that was born and raised in Milton, ON. He was diagnosed with MS that later led to his retirement from his professional hockey career - but he still plays and coaches!

This year marks the 3rd annual charity golf tournament of Darren's where all proceeds are donated to the MS Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter.

The event information is:

Location: Glen Cairn Golf Club (9807 Regional Rd 25, Milton)

Date: Monday August 19th

Darren needs volunteers to help make his tournament a success!

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On-Course Contests 1 8/19/2019 8/19/2019
Registration Table 1 8/19/2019 8/19/2019

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Mission Statement

Our vision is to continue building a strong collaboration of staff and volunteers to make an impact in the lives of those impacted by MS.