The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National MS Society is supported by private donations, corporate and foundation giving and by promoting quality special events. Many people choose to donate in honor of or in memory of another individual. Others decide to give through workplace giving. Still other choose to make a planned gift. All of these vehicles serve people with MS and also allow us to continue research into the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis.
For more information about donating to the National MS Society choose one of the following options:
Leave a legacy that shows your commitment
Tributes and Memorials
Gifts in memory or in honor of a loved one
To encourage innovative research into highly promising areas and to improve MS patient care, the National MS Society launched the Promise: 2010 Campaign
Gifts of Stock
If you would like to receive more information about gifts of stocks, contact the Chapter office at 513-769-4400 or 1-800-344-4867
Gifts through a bequest, a charitable gift annuity, trusts, and other estate plans
Gifts through payroll deduction, Combined Federal Campaign, Community Health Charities, United Way or matching gifts
To sponsor a fundraising event participant on the
Matching Gift Corporations
You could double your donation with a matching gift.
Frequently Asked Questions
Contributions to the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National MS Society are used to support vital services for the nearly 6,000 people with multiple sclerosis and their families in 27 counties in the Ohio Valley and fund research to critical to finding a cure.Your gift makes an immediate impact on individuals living with MS. Here are some examples of how your dollars will make a difference:
$100 Purchases a rollator walker
$250 Purchases 10 Kroger gift cards for emergency perishable food
$500 Stops an eviction, foreclosure or utility disconnection
$600 Purchases an electric scooter
$700 Supports a Life with MS group with physical health and wellness
component for a year
$1,000 Pays for 6 months of bi-weekly individual counseling sessions for
an uninsured client
$2,500 Funds a major educational program, such as NAEP
$5,000 Pays for up to 2 major home modification projects
$10,000 Provides start up costs for a new direct service program and
provides leverage for grant money
Your annual gift helps support the cutting edge research funded by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Research Facts:
- Significant and exciting developments have been made in both laboratory and clinical studies.
- More advances have been made in the treatment of MS in the past 10 years than in any prior time in history.
- As the world’s largest private sponsor of MS research, the Society has raised more than $425 million to find the cause, improved treatments, and eventually a cure for multiple sclerosis.
- The Society will spend some $32 million this year to fund more than 300 ongoing MS investigations around the world.