How you can help
For those with ALS, freedom comes in all shapes and sizes - from a wheelchair, to an understanding mentor, to increased understanding of the disease. They are truly moved by your support, because it means they don't have to be confined by ALS. You CAN help provide independence, dignity, choice and hope to someone living with ALS.
Here are the ways you can help:
- Donate Now
- Become a Monthly Donor
- Create a legacy through a Planned Gift
- Organize an Event
- Give a Gift of Securities
Philosophy of Volunteer Involvement
Built on volunteerism, the ALS Society of Prince Edward Island recognizes and affirms the involvement of volunteers at all levels of the organization as a vital component to achieving its mission. The ALS Society of Prince Edward Island encourages the participation of all people regardless of race, ancestry, place of origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, age, religious beliefs, location or health in contributing to and building their community and the ALS Society of Prince Edward Island through the act of volunteering. ALS Prince Edward Island is committed to supporting and nurturing volunteerism by providing guidance, resources and recognition to all volunteers in a mutually beneficial relationship. Volunteers give freely of their time and expertise in order to make a difference.
Downloadable application forms - Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format
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In addition to helping the ALS Society of Prince Edward Island and its clients, there are many personal advantages to volunteering.
The list of reasons to volunteer below was developed by Volunteer Canada:
- make important networking contacts
- learn or develop skills
- gain work experience
- build self-esteem and self-confidence
- improve health
- help you meet new people
- feel needed and valued
- make a difference in someone's life
- express gratitude for help you, a family member or friend may have received in the past from an organization
Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise.