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.
It is only with the help of our donors, supporters and volunteers that we can continue training MS specialists, funding vital research and providing trusted information to the 100,000 people living with MS across the UK.
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.