Donations made to the Canadian CMV Foundation will be used to fund critical research, support the CMV community, raise awareness and advocate for change. Together, we can build a better future for Canadian infants and families.

We thank you for your contribution and appreciate your support!

Without the support of our community, the work that we do would not be possible. Fundraising is a great way to make a huge impact and get your whole community rallied together for the cause.

Organize a fundraising event

There are so many fun ways to join the fight against CMV – everything from organizing a bake sale or lemonade stand to planning a tournament or a gala dinner.

We would be thrilled to provide you with all of the information and tools that you need to organize and plan a fundraising activity.

If you are interested in fundraising for the Canadian CMV Foundation, please contact us at:

Host a Facebook fundraiser

Fundraising has never been easier! To create a Facebook Fundraiser – for your birthday, or any occasion! – simply click here to get started.

CMV Public Health & Policy Conference

Become a supporter and/or exhibitor at this year’s CMV Public Health and Policy Conference, taking place in Ottawa August 21 – 23, 2022.

This conference is the only conference to bring together scientists, researchers, policy makers, parents and public health officials to discuss public health and policy related to CMV.

This conference provides resources to increase awareness of CMV for medical professionals, department of health employees, university faculty, childcare providers, parents, students and non-profits.

We are thrilled to be hosting the CMV conference Canada for the first time ever. This conference is a must-attend for clinicians, researchers and public health experts and we anticipate 300 to 500 participants.

Le Classique

This year will mark the 9th edition of Western Canada’s largest 3-on-3 outdoor winter ball hockey tournament! The event attracts over 400 participants and 2,000+ visitors over the course of the weekend. In addition to 2 days of hockey, there is a huge Friday night social and Saturday is Family Fun Day with activities and entertainment for the kids.

Le Classique 2020 in the media:

Walk, Wheel or Wiggle for CMV

During CMV Awareness Month in June of 2021, we launched Canada’s first national awareness and fundraising event for CMV – Walk, Wheel or Wiggle for CMV.

Hundreds of participants walked, wheeled and wiggled all across Canada – from BC to NB – and raised over $96,000!

The next edition of this fun event promises to be even bigger and better than the last. Get national visibility, help save lives and support families all across Canada by sponsoring Walk, Wheel or Wiggle for CMV 2022.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kayla McNally at:

There are many ways to build a legacy. Gift planning allows you to achieve your philanthropic goals while maximizing your tax benefits and other financial planning benefits.

Some options include:

  • Wills and bequests
  • Life insurance
  • Securities and mutual funds

We would be happy to speak with you, your financial advisor or your lawyer directly about making a legacy gift. Please contact us at:

If you have already included the Canadian CMV Foundation in your will or estate, please notify us and share your wishes so we can ensure your gift will have the impact you desire.

Donations made to the Canadian CMV Foundation will be used to fund critical research, support the CMV community, raise awareness and advocate for change. Together, we can end the #1 preventable cause of birth defects.

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