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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

  1. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Friends and Family Picnic

    Multiple sclerosis not only affects the person diagnosed with the disease; it can have a significant impact on loved ones as well. That’s why the National MS Society offers support services and programs to friends and family of people with MS. Join us for a picnic at Chain of Lakes Park for a chance to socialize in a fun and relaxing setting.

    Lino Lakes, MN 55038See Map
  2. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Care Partner Social on the Lake

    Join us for an opportunity to connect with others who understand the experience of caring for someone who has MS in a beautiful, lakeside setting!

    Excelsior, MN 55331See Map
  3. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    20s/30s Yoga

    Meet other people in their 20s and 30s who understand MS while taking a relaxing and restorative yoga class.

    Minneapolis, MN 55415See Map
  4. IN PERSON MS Education

    Holly Think Tank, Cambridge, MN

    Join Chapter President, Holly Anderson to learn about the National MS Society priorities. Share your story, ask questions or offer suggestions.

    Cambridge, MN 55008See Map
  5. IN PERSON MS Education

    MS Education Series, LaCrosse, WI

    Details about this program are provided for your information. This program is not produced by the National MS Society, program is produced by Gundersen Lutheran Neuroscience Center. Join Dr. Jonathan Calkwood, Director of the Schapiro Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Golden Valley, MN for "Living with MS: An Informative Event for People Living with MS and Their Care Partner."

    LaCrosse, WI See Map
  6. IN PERSON Emotional Health

    Reaching for Comfort and Joy

    Living with the unexpected ups and downs of multiple sclerosis isn't easy. How do you move through times of fear and discomfort (and the orneriness that may result) to get to comfort and joy? How do you identify what will bring you joy and find ways to put more of it in your life? Join Kate Wolfe-Jenson to discover answer to those questions and leave with a simple action plan to increase comfort and joy in your life.

    Minneapolis, MN 55412See Map
  7. IN PERSON Financial Planning

    Top Ten Financial Considerations As You Age With MS, Burnsville, MN

    Join Laurie Hanson a Minnesota Elder Law and Disability Law attorney to discuss long term care, advanced directives, estate plans and many more financial and legal topics relating to aging with MS

    Burnsville, MN 55337See Map
  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    An Adaptive Yoga Workshop, Duluth, MN

    Join Cherie Hotchkiss, a certified yoga instructor for 15 years, to hear her story and learn about the benefits of yoga no matter your ability.

    Duluth, MN 55807See Map
  9. TELEPHONE MS Education

    Financial Planning for a Future with MS

    This program is a part of the Midwest Teleconference Series, an educational series that focuses on a different topic each month. Experts in MS care and research will provide up-to-date information on a specific topic in a teleconference format followed by a question-and-answer period. Dial, listen and learn!

  10. IN PERSON Social and Emotional support

    Relationship Matters

    Having a satisfactory relationship is hard work even in the best of times. MS can make it even harder. The Relationship Matters program exists to help couples minimize the impact of MS on their lives.

    Des Moines , IA 50314See Map


Group Leader Resources

The Society recognizes that well trained and supported volunteers are key to the ongoing delivery of self-help groups and one-on-one peer support. Click here for resources available to assist and support you in your leadership role.