Give to the Wilson Research Foundation
"With your help there are no limits." Earl R. Wilson
The 501c3 Wilson Research Foundation raises funds and provides grants to MRC for clinical research studies, advanced education and technology. Over the years, through the gifts of our generous donors, we have been able to grant more than $6 Million, making important discoveries and establishing MRC as a center of excellence for rehabilitation care. Please consider an annual gift and remember us in your estate plan. This is a mission that makes a difference and gets our citizens back to their lives. With your help, there truly are no limits.
The Walk & Roll for Research
On April 2, 2016, MRC employees, volunteers, past patients and friends gathered for the 7th Annual Walk & Roll for Research, celebrating our patients' successes and raising over $56,000 for the foundation. Click here to view fundraising results and sponsors, and visit the MRC Facebook page to see photos.
100 Miles of Mayhem - A Century Ride:
On June 11, 2016, The Bike Crossing of Ridgeland will hold its annual benefit ride for the Wilson Research Foundation. MRC employees serve as volunteers to assist cyclists along the 100 mile course. It's becoming one of the most talked about and fun cycling events in Mississippi. Click here to register and for sponsorship opportunities.
In Memory - Martha Lee Lyles Wilson (1922 - 2016)
Martha Lee Lyles Wilson was the loving wife of Methodist Rehabilitation Center founding chairman, the late Earl R. Wilson. Together, they are the namesake of the center's Wilson Research Foundation. Mrs. Wilson passed away on February 20, 2016 at the age of 94 and she lived a remarkable life in service to others. In the early years of the rehab center, she helped organize a volunteer auxillary. Then H.F. (Mac) and Mary Ann McCarty gave a seed gift to establish a 501c3 nonprofit organization to serve as MRC's support foundation, and Mac asked that it be named to honor Earl and Martha's work to help Mississippians overcome disabling illnesses and injuries. Martha served for many years as a member of our board of governors. We miss Martha and Earl very much, but their legacy lives on.