Participate

There are many ways that people can help MSNZ to support those affected by MS:

Volunteer

Corporate Support

 

Volunteer

MSNZ and all the Regional Societies that we support would not function without the hard work and support of our volunteers.

Volunteering opportunities may involve collecting at Street Appeals, helping at or organising events or supporting the office staff with daily tasks.

If you would like to hear about the volunteering opportunities within your region, please contact your local society.

 

Corporate Support

The MS Society has been established for nearly 50 years working to improve the lives of people affected by MS. Supporting us gives you the opportunity to share in the satisfaction of knowing that you are contributing to the work of the MS Society by helping people affected by MS.

Working together with the MS Society will raise your profile, enhance your reputation, encourage employee motivation and your company will be promoting a cause that makes a positive difference every day. Becoming our sponsor gives you the opportunity to network with our other sponsors and supporters.

 

How we support you

Our experienced team can help deliver a partnership that will benefit both parties. We understand that each company is different. By working together we can develop a program that maintains and enhances the integrity of your brand.

 

How you can support the MS Society?

Whether you have 5 or 15,000 employees, there are heaps of ways you can support us. By supporting us, you and your company will be helping thousands of New Zealanders living with MS.

Here are some of the ways you can help:

 

Charity of the Year

Adopting the MS Society as your “Charity of the Year” is a great way to build team spirit, create new PR opportunities for our organisation and enhance your company’s image in the community and your market place.

Charity of the year partners will be featured on our website for the duration of the partnership and acknowledged in our regular communications. Web pages can be regularly updated to feature charity of the year organisations actively supporting the MS Society in fundraising and/or awareness raising activities.

Companies who choose the MS Society as their charity of the year will benefit from partnering with a dedicated organsiation able to work with you to maximise your PR opportunities and develop programs that enhance your organisation.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The MS Society recognises the vital and valuable contribution and support from our Sponsors and Partners. Our Sponsors, Support Partners and Business Partners help us to continue our work, providing support for people affected by MS.

Corporate sponsorship provides your company with the opportunity to promote your support of our organisation, benefit from brand association, raise your positive profile while contributing much needed funding to help people affected by multiple sclerosis.

If you interested in becoming an MS Society corporate sponsor, we will work with you to identify your requirements and strive to ensure that the partnership is mutually beneficial. Sponsoring a fundraising event, an educational meeting or one of our publications can help you reach your target audiences with a positive message. There a range of sponsorship opportunities which will increase awareness of your brand, build customer loyalty and increase sales:

  • Sponsor MS  Information Booklets
  • Educational fieldworker conferences
  • MS Awareness Week fundraising and awareness raising event
  • MS Voice e-magazine
  • Sponsorship of fundraising events

 

Charitable Donations

The MS Society welcomes charitable donations from businesses. Whether you would like to make a simple one-off donation or if you would like to support on a more regular basis, rest assured that all donations will be gratefully accepted.

A straightforward donation can support the MS Society to achieve mission to improve the lives of those affected by MS.

 

Gifts in Kind

If your company would like to support the work of the MS Society, but is unable to contribute financially, there are plenty of other ways to help. Gifts in kind enable your company to contribute to our work without making an actual financial donation. Some of the ways in which your company could help:

  • Donate the skills of your staff for a day or week to help us improve our services and productivity
  • Donate goods and services necessary to run the MS Society
  • Donate advertising space
  • Run an awareness campaign among your customers and suppliers
  • Donate a raffle or auction prize
  • Promote the MS Society on your website or in company publications
  • Set up an MS information stand within your offices

 

Team Building Opportunities

If you are planning an event to test the metal and team building prowess of your team why not raise money at the same time by getting sponsored for your activity.  In addition to being a great way of building moral among your team it will make a great contribution to society. Some team building events you could consider are:

  • Skydiving
  • Fancy dress work day – for a donation allow your employees to get dressed up for the day
  • Bungee Jump
  • Flying Fox

For more inspiration check out our ideas here

 

Hold a Fundraiser

If your business or team would like to hold a fundraiser for the MS Society visit our Fundraise page for tips and ideas or register your fundraising event today on our Kiss Goodbye to MS page.

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