Opening Doors for Children and Adults with Disabilities
In Your Community

Welcome to March of Dimes Canada's 2016-17 Door-to-Door Campaign! The Door-to-Door Campaign raises funds and awareness of March of Dimes Canada's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities in your community.

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You are making a difference!

Every year, we serve over 75,000 Canadians with disabilities through a number of programs and services including MODC's Assistive Devices Program, Conductive Education® rehabilitation, Post-Polio Canada, Stroke Recovery Canada, Recreation and Integration Services, Attendant Care and Employment Services. By raising funds through the Door-to-Door Campaign, you help us continue to offer crucial support. Over 90.9% of all dollars raised go directly towards programs and services for people with disabilities.

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Benefits of Canvassing Online
You can canvass from the comfort of your home with one click of your mouse. Once you register as an online canvasser, you can easily email friends, family members and colleagues - to ask for a donation or even suggest that they become an online canvasser too.

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Assistive Devices Program difference
Eva is a 61 year old female living in a retrofitted apartment in Barrie, Ontario. She has multiple sclerosis, which limits her mobility and requires her to use a power wheelchair to get around and make herself comfortable. Her previous chair was broken beyond repair.

power wheelchair for Eva M.Eva needed a new wheelchair. She applied to both the Ministry of Health's Assistive Devices Program and the MS Society for funding but she still wasn't able to afford the wheelchair. In January 2016, March of Dimes Canada’s Assistive Devices Program was able to help out and fund the remaining amount she needed to purchase this essential piece of equipment.

"This wheelchair will keep me independent and out of long-term care and just having it lifts my spirits says Eva.

Eva is very grateful to March of Dimes Canada’s Assistive Devices Program for the support, and March of Dimes Canada is equally grateful to the donors who make it possible for us to help people in the Barrie area, like Eva.  

Learn more about March of Dimes Canada's Assistive Devices Programs at

Join March of Dimes Canada to help children and adults like Eva with physical disabilities living in your community increase their community participation and independence.

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About March of Dimes Canada

March of Dimes Canada is a multi-service charity offering a range of programs and services such as Attendant Care, Employment Services, Assistive Devices, Independent Living Supportive Housing, Transitional Skills programs and more. Our vision is to create a society inclusive of people with physical disabilities. Last year March of Dimes Canada provided more than 3.8 million hours of service to more than 75,000 children and adults. Our goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with disabilities every day through a wide range of programs and services across Canada. 

With the aging of our population, more Canadians than ever need our help.
Please give today to help people with disabilities live fulfilled and independent lives.

Opening Door News - July 2016 
        Read about the 2015/2016
        Door-to-Door campaign
        in MODC's most recent
        Opening Doors News

Where you money goes pie chart

Event Goal
$20,000.00 CAD
$12,713.00 CAD