When I was diagnosed, the MS Trust was the first place I contacted. They gave me all the information I requested and showed me kindness at a time when my world was falling apart. The MS Trust makes a huge difference to the lives of people with MS.
- Susan, MS Trust supporter
To give you an idea of how supporting the MS Trust makes a difference for people living with MS, here are some examples of how we spend the money you donate.
Up to £10
£6 funds one copy of an information book which can help a person with MS better understand their condition.
£8 the cost of sending Open Door (our quarterly MS newsletter) for a year to one person.
£10 - £50
£10 the cost to send our Kids' and Parents' Guides to MS to a family affected by MS.
£15 the cost to send our Making Sense of MS core information pack to someone recently diagnosed with MS to help them understand and come to terms with their diagnosis.
£15 funds one of our information specialists who provides essential support to a person with MS by telephone, email or via social media.
£50 - £100
£100 the cost of providing the Making Sense of MS booklet to everybody diagnosed with MS in one week.
£100 - £500
£238 per week to send our weekly comprehensive research update which provides an up-to-date review of developments in the world of MS research.
£250 per day for the MS Trust’s MS Nurse Specialist Advisor, who plays a crucial part in our campaign to improve the quality of services available to people with MS.
£411 the average cost of providing an MS nurse with the publications and factsheets they distribute to patients in one year.
£500 - £1,000
£751 for a health professional to attend our annual conference, which brings together over 300 multidisciplinary health and social care professionals who share a commitment to improve MS care.
£940 funds our personal enquiry service for one week.
£1,765 to fund a newly-appointed MS specialist to attend our week-long foundation training in MS care.
Our BBC Lifeline Appeal
Don’t forget to watch our first ever BBC Lifeline Appeal featuring some of our amazing supporters and presented by Radio 1 presenter Scott Mills.
Whether you fancy a cycling challenge, jumping out of a plane or hosting a bake sale with friends and family, we have something to suit you.