MS Walk

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and MS

Achieving a world free of multiple sclerosis takes more than one person, and there isn’t just one way to accomplish it.

We Challenge MS is a nationwide movement turning people’s ordinary hobbies and passions into extraordinary actions. Whether you choose to create, stream, write, bake, game, craft, walk, share, cycle, run however you choose to challenge MS, know that, #WeChallengeMS together.

How will you challenge MS?

  • Get Active

    Turn your run, bike ride or workout into how you challenge MS. Give yourself a goal and share with your network as you take on a physical challenge.

  • Create

    Turn the thing you create into how you challenge MS. Maybe you’re a musician, artist, baker, whatever! Share your craft with your community and they’ll be inspired!

  • Host a Virtual Party

    Turn your group hang out into how you and your squad challenge MS. Play some digital games, host virtual trivia or enjoy a happy hour. You can even use our partner Echoage for an easy way to turn your birthday party into a fundraiser.

  • Use Facebook Fundraising

    Turn your social media account into how you challenge MS. It takes less than 5 minutes to share why a world free of MS is important to you and ask your Facebook friends to donate to your campaign. Maybe even consider asking people to donate in your honour on your birthday!

  • Stream Your Hobby

    Turn your time online into how you challenge MS. Playing video games, live streaming a music or comedy set, teaching art online, or creating YouTube content however you choose do it, you can ask your virtual community to support people affected by MS.

  • Join Virtual MS Golf

    Head out to your local golf course and challenge yourself to golf as many holes or rounds as you can while maintaining physical distancing. Do you golf regularly with a group? Put it out to others in your group to do the same as a challenge? Ask friends and family to pledge you for every hole or round you complete.


Your impact

The current health crisis has impacted all Canadians, and the need for information, resources and support programs for people affected by MS is as urgent and critical as ever. The money you raise will provide the support people need right now and ensure that the ground-breaking MS research being done continues into the future.

Leading-edge research

With the first disease-modifying therapy for primary progressive MS (PPMS) announced in 2018, we’re on the cusp of breakthrough discoveries.
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Discovering answers

MS progression is unique for each person, making it difficult to predict. It’s time to answer key questions, including why do certain individual progress and not others?
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Advocacy for accessible and low-cost treatments

People living with MS should have equal and timely access to treatments that are best suited for their health, and not their financial circumstances.
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The MS Knowledge Network

Canadians affected by MS can now access a hub of knowledge where MS Navigators will provide consistent, quality information and support tailored to their unique situation.
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