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Do It Yourself Fundraising


Do It Yourself Fundraising Events raise significant funds for the National MS Society, Maryland Chapter. These events are solely organized and executed by enthusiastic external individuals and/or companies in order to raise funds for research and programs for people living with MS.

For more information on Do It Yourself events, please contact Ellen Hannibal at or 443-641-1195.

Upcoming Events:

Boscov's Friends Helping Friends
On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Boscov's will host their annual Friends Helping Friends fundraising event at all locations. Come and enjoy free refreshments and a chance to win prizes. For a small $5.00 donation you will receive a 25% discount shopping pass* for purchases made only on October 21, 2014 -- proceeds benefit the Maryland Chapter. In addition, attendees are eligible to win fabulous door prizes including shopping sprees and valuable merchandise. Look for the MS Awareness Table in Boscov's at White Marsh Mall on Tuesday, October 21 from 5 - 7 p.m. Want your pass earlier? Please contact Shawn Duffy at

* Exclusions and restrictions apply. See shopping pass for details.

Fall Fest in Betterton, MD
Join Walk MS Team Q-Bert at Betterton's Annual Fall Fest where they will be selling hot dogs, snacks and drinks to raise money for the National MS Society. Come out to the Betterton Volunteer Fire Department (2 Howell Point Rd., Betterton, MD 21610) on Saturday, October 25. This is an all-day event with games for children and adults.

McDaniel Terror Trot 5k Run/Walk
Join the McDaniel Women’s Lacrosse Team for the 6th Annual Terror Trot - 5k Run or 1.5 Mile Walk on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Check-in time is at 9:30 and the run starts at 11:00 a.m. Registration is in the Gill Athletic Center Lobby on McDaniel College Campus. The course will run through and around the McDaniel College campus. Registration is $20 for adults and only $15 for people ages 13-21. Walk ups are welcome, but pre-registration is encouraged. To register or donate, please contact Assistant Coach Erin McDonnell at (484) 857-9146 or 100% of proceeds will benefit the National MS Society.

X-MS: Holiday Auction to X-out MS
Shop this online auction hosted by Walk MS team Sto-Jo On the Go from November 2 - November 8. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this online auction is full of fabulous gift items. From t-shirts to jewelry and bags to toys, this auction has things for geeks, sports fans, kids, beer/wine aficionados, photography/art fans, etc.

Shop 'Til You Drop
Join us on Sunday, November 16 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Essex Elks Lodge 1866 (1007 East Homberg Ave., Baltimore, MD 21221) for a shopping event to benefit the Maryland Chapter. There will be lots of vendors like Pampered Chef, Avon Miche, Party Lite, etc. There will be door prizes, a Chinese auction and raffles. Tickets are $15.00, which includes finger foods and one drink. A cash bar is available. 100% of net proceeds will be donated to the Maryland Chapter.

Sam Adams Tap Takeover
Join us on Friday, November 14 and Monday, November 24 at Salerno's (1043 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg, MD 21784) for a Sam Adams Tap Takeover. Sam Adams pint glasses will be available for purchase for $5 and includes a pint of any flavor - $2 of which is donated to the MS Society. Meet the Sam Adams representative from 6:30 p.m. - 8 pm with free samples and door prizes. There will be a 50/50 raffle with proceeds going to the MS Society.


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Contact information

Ellen Hannibal


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