Walk for MS this spring
us Sunday, April 22; Saturday, May 5; and Sunday, May 6 at 18 Walk MS sites across the Delaware Valley. Join a
team or create your own, raise funds and walk to help 13,000 local people
living with MS. Each step you take and every dollar you raise brings
us closer to a world free of MS! Dollar by dollar, Walk MS is changing
Visit walk4ms.org to register today.
Join us at Public Policy Conference
2012 Public Policy Conference, slated for March 5-7 at our nation’s
capital, promises to be an exciting, energizing and engaging three days,
and you're invited to join us!
We're seeking people living with MS or family
members of people with MS from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to represent our
chapter in Washington, D.C. this year. We will pay 100% of the cost of the
trip. Previous advocacy experience isn't required; all that's necessary is
a willingness to tell your story and a desire to make a difference for
people living with MS.
We'll be selecting this year's participants
through an essay contest. Click here to fill out the online application. A
committee of volunteer activists, board members and staff will be reviewing
the essays. The
deadline to apply is January 21.
While we can't pay for everyone, we would love to have as many people as
possible come along. If you'd like to come and pay for your trip, or if you
have any questions, please contact Karen Mariner at email@example.com or
Lunchtime Meet & Greet
"You have multiple sclerosis." These
four words can change your life forever, forcing you to face many complex
medical, psychosocial, emotional, legal and financial challenges.
You are not in this alone. The Greater
Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is here
to help you address the challenges of living with MS.
invite you to join us for an informal lunchtime meet and greet in our
Center City Philadelphia office on January 27 from noon to 2 p.m. Meet others who are newly diagnosed, coping with
similar issues, and feel reassured knowing that we are here to support you.
Chapter staff and local volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions
and provide you with an overview of the chapter’s programs, services and
The event is free for our new chapter members
diagnosed within the last five years. Lunch will be provided. Space is
limited, so registration is required.
Click here to register now or call 1-800-FIGHT-MS