You are our Kiss Goodbye to MS heroes!
What a year it has been already! The 2016 Kiss Goodbye to MS campaign has been incredible so far, and thanks to you, we have already raised over $325,000 for research into MS! Each year we are amazed by your commitment to Kiss Goodbye to MS and inspired by your incredible fundraising ideas.
We have achieved some pretty great things already this year… and it is because of you.
Because of your commitment we have had more than 200 fundraisers register for Kiss Goodbye to MS. More than 65,000 of you like us on Facebook, and thousands of you have liked, shared, posted and reposted supporting our campaign. Throughout May there were more than 100 community fundraising events all over Australia, and on April 29, 160 MS researchers took part in Red Lab Coat Day with hundreds of posts were shared on the day.
Next to our amazing fundraisers and supporters, a big shout out and thank you goes out to our pro-bono partners who donated more than $420,000 worth of in kind support, helping to keep our administration costs low. More than 35 Australian bloggers and celebrities gave us a shout out in May, and millions of people were reached through our PR and media campaign.
And as if this all isn’t already amazing enough – Kiss Goodbye to MS is now running in 12 countries, with more countries joining the fun next year.
This year we have set ourselves a huge target of raising $1.2 million for research into MS, and we know that with your help we can get there. We still have a few plans for later in the year, so stay tuned for updates! Research into MS has already come so far over the last 10 years, but there is still a lot to be done. By supporting Kiss Goodbye to MS you are bringing the answers one step closer – thank you.