May 1, 2003
During MS Awareness Month in May, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (Quebec Division) will hold its 27th edition of the Carnation Campaign, on Mother's Day weekend, May 8th to 11th.
As in previous years, the Carnation Campaign will be held throughout the province of Quebec and Canada. The national objective this year is $1,000,000 and the provincial objective is to raise $450,000. Hundreds of volunteers will sell these flowers, a symbol of hope for the thousands of Canadians with multiple sclerosis (MS), in public places. The money collected will be used for services for people with MS and to support research. Every dollar will help improve the quality of life for people with MS.
The most widespread neurological disorder in Canada, MS, mainly strikes adults between the ages of 20 and 40: it drastically changes the lives of thousands of families. The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada offers assistance and services to the families of the 50,000 Canadians and 12,000 Quebecers who have this disease, to help them cope with this terrible.
For more information about MS, visit our Web site at
or phone (514) 849-7591 or 1 800 268-7582.
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