Multiple Miles for Myeloma

Multiple Miles for Myeloma

Background

Multiple Miles for Myeloma began in 2010, under the direction of George Campsall, as an initiative to raise funds for local myeloma research and increase awareness of this cancer.  This fun filled walk/run morning brings families, friends, patients, doctors and scientist together to enjoy and outdoor activity and great food to raise funds for an very important cause.  To date over $800,000 has been raised to support Myeloma Research at the University of Alberta and the Cross Cancer Institute.

MM4M Fast Facts

>Annual one day event  – family FUN raising research FUNDS

>100% of all donations go to Myeloma Research at University of Alberta/Cross Cancer

>All donations over $20 are provided a Income Tax receipt

>Alberta $$ supporting Alberta jobs and Alberta development

>Directly benefits Alberta Myeloma Patients, plus research is shared Nationally and Internationally

>Event costs are covered by volunteers  and dedicated Corporate sponsorship

>Easy Online Registration – Running Room Website. Individual or Teams

>Easy Online Donations/sponsorships– Running Room website (Participant does not need to collect, handle or track money)

 

HOW TO GET INVOVLED WITH MM4M

♦Register as a participant (includes morning coffee, BBQ lunch, tee shirt)  Note: NO TAX RECEIPT provided for registration fees, these cover event costs.

♦Solicit Donations/sponsorships: 100% tax Receipted; 100% towards Myeloma Research

♦Corporate matching of employee donations

♦Corporate purchase of km post (display, activities):100% Tax receipted

♦Corporate contribution to MM4M event operations (public recognition only- NO TAX receipt)

♦Volunteers required for pre MM4M planning and MM4M event day activities

Thank you in advance for your gracious support of the Myeloma Research – the Myeloma Alberta Support Society

MM4M  Guiding Principles:

Registration fees are used to offset cost of event and have been kept to a minimum in hope of encouraging participants to solict sponsorship/donations to support Myeloma Research at the Cross Cancer Institute and the University of Alberta.  Tax receipts for Donations (not Registration fees) are issued by the University of Alberta.

Confidentiality of Personal Information: Myeloma Alberta Support Society uses your personal information solely for the purpose of the society operations and does not distribute or provide this information to any other organization.

ALL Donations made to Myeloma Alberta Support Society are currently issued Tax Receipts through the University of Alberta.

Please submit any questions or concerns you have to Barry Olson at barry_olson@hotmail.com

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Past Multiple Miles for Myeloma Events:

Information and photos of previous Multiple Miles for Myeloma events can be found under individual pages by following the links below: