BE A HOST
HOST THE MSA SHOE
Fill out the form below to request the privilege to host the MSA Shoe
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Frequently asked questions about hosting the MSA Shoe
How long can I host the MSA Shoe?
One month is usually the hosting period…
Do I need to fill out any additional paperwork?
What are my duties as a host?
Hosts are responsible to provide, at all times, reasonable safeguards against damage, loss or theft of the MSA Shoe. Please remember that many people look very fondly on the MSA Shoe. For some, their time with it symbolizes their loved ones with MSA.
How should I care of the MSA Shoe?
Hosts are expected to protect the shoe (and associated items such as the suitcase, momentos, etc.), use the Shoe appropriately and to cover both the costs of hosting the Shoe and any costs associated with sending it on to the next Host, returning it to the coordinator or returning it to home base.
For help on hosting or posing with the shoe, download our tips list.
Am I responsible for sending the shoe to its next location?
Yes, hosts are expected to treat the Shoe respectfully and forward the Defeat MSA Awareness Shoe onto the next host or return it to the host charity’s coordinator: KickMSA@msacanada.ca
Are there any additional policies on taking photos with the shoe?
For help on photo-op suggestions and locations, please contact the coordinator at: KickMSA@MSAcanada.ca If you manage to connect with a celebrity or a person of some fame and they are willing to take a photo with the Shoe, to help raise awareness, please have him or her sign a formal release for us to use the photo here.
Can I post my pictures of the shoe to Facebook?
Yes, we encourage you to do so. For help on posting your photos of the shoe to Facebook and/or this website, please email us here: KickMSA@msacanada.ca
I want to make a donation to the shoe administration. How can I keep the MSA Shoe running?
Please help keep the Shoe kicking MSA around the world. Donate here: www.MSAcanada.ca/donate-to-us/
Are donations tax-deductible?
Yes, donations are tax-deductible. Please submit a donation online at the host charity website: www.MSAcanada.ca/donate-to-us/ You may mark your donation for MSA Awareness or MSA research. Thank You!
What if I can't host the shoe? What else can I do to support?
You can donate to keep the Shoe running or to honor a loved one by donating to the host charity: www.MSAcanada.ca/donate-to-us/
Where has the MSA shoe visited?
Please view our Destinations page to see where the MSA shoe has recently visited.
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Overview Known MSA Treatments
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Charity Brochure (English)
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MSA Awareness Stickers
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