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Multiple System Atrophy Trust

MSA Trust Christmas Gift

Helping us to help those with most need.
Charity Registration No: 1137652

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Last year we asked for your help to buy new lightwriters that our members can use to communicate with their loved ones. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to make a real difference to people affected by MSA.

This Christmas, we want to assist people struggling with the financial pressures of MSA. Will you please help us?

Here at the Trust we have a small grants scheme which we use to help our members who are struggling with the financial implications of MSA. These grants provide a varied range of support, from help towards purchasing mobility equipment, to respite care and counselling. We are usually able to help very quickly often providing support the same day and we do this without an intrusive application process.

However, each Christmas, we find that the demand for support rises significantly, as our members understandably wish to travel to see their families, communicate via a Lightwriter, or make their homes more accessible and comfortable in the winter months. However, we can only afford to provide a very limited number of grants each year and therefore cannot help everyone. You can change this today. Please help the Trust provide a grant WHENEVER a family affected by MSA is struggling and needs our help.

Whatever you can afford will make a difference be it £10, £20 or even more.

Our grants have helped when people have really been up against it so anything you can give would be much appreciated.

Thank you so much for the grant for a new battery pack for his mobility scooter. It's made an enormous difference to us. Who would have thought that after being stuck indoors for a few months that Tescos would be a great place to be... - wife of a person with MSA

At last Mr X has purchased his flooring. Many thanks once again for getting the grant for him, think he would have been floorless for ever without your assistance on this! - previously had concrete flooring and had several falls.

Thank you for your Lightwriter gizmoI couldn't stop her "talking" yesterday afternoon! husband of a person with MSA.






For Sandy Vigor


raised by 16 supporters




Emma Rose Barber


raised by 46 supporters


Mandy Hall


raised by 50 supporters


Amber Cawthorne


raised by 41 supporters


Martin Vigor


raised by 16 supporters


melika jackson


raised by 17 supporters




Diane Parker

3 months ago

Remembering my beautiful friend, Eileen ??


+ £5 Gift Aid


3 months ago

Millie Oughton

3 months ago

A small donation in place of buying Christmas cards again this year. In memory of my beautiful grandmother, Margaret.


+ £3.75 Gift Aid

A Hague & N Henry

3 months ago

In memory of Geoff Ball from Bolton - a lovely man and colleague who left us too soon


+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Ann Dodsworth

3 months ago

With loving memory's of my bestest friend Gwen , still miss you


+ £2.5 Gift Aid

About the charity

Multiple System Atrophy Trust
Multiple System Atrophy Trust

The Multiple System Atrophy Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to providing specialist support to all those affected by MSA; a life-limiting neurodegenerative brain disease. We provide MSA nurses, a telephone helpline and regional support groups. We also fund research into both a cause and cure.

Charity Registration No: 1137652


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MSA Trust Christmas Gift

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