10 reasons to celebrate March of Dimes Canada Day!
Did you know that March 10th is March of Dimes Canada Day?
This is our chance to celebrate MODC, and highlight the programs and services we offer for Canadians living with disabilities.
Here are ten more things you probably didn’t know about MODC:
- Over 91% of our revenue goes to program and service delivery.
- Stroke Recovery Canada provides support, information, and resources to the thousands of Canadians who survive strokes each year.
- According to the latest available StatsCan numbers, about 1 in 7 Canadians live with some kind of disability.
- Last year, we supported about 75,000 Canadians living with disabilities and logged over 4 million service hours.
- Our Learning Independence for Future Empowerment (LIFE) program gives young adults with disabilities the tools and support they need as they move from adolescence to adulthood.
- We’re expanding our services so we can help more people across the country.
- Conductive Education helps kids and adults with neurological motor disorders learn or relearn the physical skills they need to do daily tasks like getting dressed or brushing their teeth.
- We touch all aspects of our program participants’ lives, from employment, peer support, and rehabilitation to recreation and assistive devices.
- Our focus is always maximizing independence, engagement, and quality of life.
- Many of our programs are donor-supported, and rely on the generosity of Canadians like you.
Please visit www.marchofdimes.ca for more information, or to donate.
March of Dimes Canada is a nationally registered charitable organization providing support services to people with physical disabilities, their families and caregivers across Canada. Our goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities every day through a wide range of programs and services across Canada. For more information, please visit www.marchofdimes.ca or call 1-800-263-3463.
March of Dimes Canada – National Office
10 Overlea Boulevard