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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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Hamilton-Burlington Society of Architects Golf Tournament 1 9/19/2019 9/19/2019

Bingo

Hamilton Bingo:

Princess Bingo

300 Fennell Ave. East, Hamilton

 

Halton Bingo:

Bingo Connection

484 Plains Rd. E., Burlington

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Hamilton Bingo 0 9/21/2019 9/21/2019

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

I Challenge MS Event: Hamilton Strong PA Day

Three local fitness studios have collaborated to throw a fun physical activity (PA) day!

Location: HAAA Park (Hamilton)

Date: Saturday September 21st

Volunteer opportunities include assistance with registration/check in and at specific fitness stations.

All proceeds from this event are donated to the MS Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter.

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Activity: Ball Toss 2 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Activity: Basketball 2 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Activity: Fitness Hopscotch 2 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Activity: Soccer 2 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Activity: Tree Weave 2 9/21/2019 9/21/2019
Registration/Check-In 1 9/21/2019 9/21/2019

Get Social

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.