GivingTuesday is today!
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GivingTuesday is today!

Why Give on GivingTuesday?

Standing Up. GivingTuesday is an opportunity for you to stand up for the causes that matter most to you and participate in the change you want to see in the world.

Empowering Communities. MSMAP's vision is building better communities in Siskiyou County and Northern California by empowering participants through progressive, dynamic martial arts training to develop decision-making skills based upon confidence and intelligence rather than fear and ignorance. By managing challenges and conflict with positive and effective solutions, we want participants to be healthy, happy, safe...and achieve really big things.

“Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.”

Theodore Roosevelt

Why a Non-Profit?   MSMAP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit because of a simple reason: giving to the community.

Year-by-Year, Decade-by-Decade. The founding instructors believe in offering martial arts training and instruction as an important gift to the community. Prior to MSMAP, our community had nothing that lasted longer than a few years -- if even that long. MSMAP is purposefully established on a foundation built upon not only extensive martial arts expertise but also decades of active leadership experience ensuring that it's no accident that MSMAP is now moving into its third decade of continuous operation.

Leading the Way. Developing valuable leadership skills in our participants is a big part of this process. In addition to leading the way for intelligent martial arts training for children, teens, and adults, MSMAP gives even more to our community. For example, our annual Holiday Food Drive collects much needed and appreciated food items for low-income seniors just in time for the holidays.

How to Donate. This is an incredibly stressful time of year, but if you're so moved, you can give and support MSMAP, an established, trusted 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that continually provides a much needed service right here in our community.

MSMAP's 2019 Year-End Giving Campaign is available on Facebook through December 16. It's easy: just click the link below to donate.

#GivingTuesday is December 3

Double Your Donation. And, giving today right now to MSMAP presents the opportunity for your donation to double compliments of Facebook and PayPal and their $7 million fund. The doubling happens as long as their fund holds out. Don't wait, though: $7 million doesn't last as long as it used to.

The most important part:   Thank you. Your continuous energy and participation in MSMAP activities is the fuel that makes it all worthwhile. Doing something we love and having people want to take part is pretty amazing. Offering this unique service to our community is an opportunity we cherish and appreciate and hope you'll continue to make it part of your routine to a better life.

What is GivingTuesday?

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, because of you, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Together, we're building a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity, and equity around the globe. Thank you for being a part of this movement.

12th Open House is December 12

And, thanks for all your help as we get ready for the 12th Open House & Holiday Food Drive to be held on Thursday, December 12. This is the biggest activity on our event calendar for good reason: martial arts action, raffle prizes, and a food drive. Please contribute how you can. Every little bit helps -- a lot.

Martial Arts Action!
Do what you've learned, show what you do. This is a chance for people to improve their skills and fulfill a promotion exam requirement for community outreach.

Raffle Prize Giveaway
We love giving away gifts. Last year, we gave away over $1300 worth of prizes! Over the past ten years, we've given away nearly $7,400 worth of prizes! We're planning on giving away more this year.

Food Drive for Seniors
We've collected a lot of food for the Senior Nutrition Program at City Park over the years. Help contribute this year and make the holidays a little bit brighter for some of our local seniors in need of holiday cheer through the gift of food.


If know of a senior that can use some help with meals, social security, VA benefits, and more, point them to this page on our website. At the bottom of the page is the section "About the SNP". Phone numbers for the Senior Nutrition Program services are listed; help is just a phone call away. Share it!

Senior Food Drive
PO BOX 1367