Formedica collects funds for The Arthritis Society

March 23, 2015 | Diane De Bonville

The Arthritis Society is pleased to announce that it now has the support of the Quebec company Formedica . Over the course of the next two years, it will donate 1.5% of the profit sales of five of its orthopedic products designed for people with arthritis. Founded in 1972, Formedica offers superior orthopedic products that enhance the benefits of therapeutic treatments used to relieve people with arthritis and ensuring their active lifestyles.
In addition, by providing samples of its products, Formedica will undoubtedly help The Society to improve its services and support activities, as well as offer solutions to improve the quality of life of people living with arthritis in Quebec.
Among The Society’s activities that it sponsors, Formedica includes The Kids on the Move Camp for children with childhood arthritis, the RDP Triathlon, the Walk to Fight Arthritis, the Quebec Forum on Arthritis, and the Arthritis at Work program.

About the Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society has been setting lives in motion for over 65 years. Dedicated to a vision of living well while creating a future without arthritis, The Society is Canada’s principal health charity providing education, programs and support to the over 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis. Since its founding in 1948, The Society has been the largest non-government funder of arthritis research in Canada, investing over $190 million in projects that have led to breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with arthritis. The Arthritis Society is accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program.  For more information and to make a donation, visit www.arthritis.ca.

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For more information or for an interview,  contact :
Diane De Bonville
Communication Manager
Arthritis Society – Quebec Division
514-846-8840, ext. 2433
ddebonville@arthritis.ca