Be a part of the Walk MS community by registering to walk or volunteer today.
N.J. Task Force Bill now law
you for all your calls to your N.J. legislators. Because of your efforts,
the MS Task Force bill was signed by Governor Christie on January 9.
the legislation, the task force will develop strategies to identify and
address the unmet needs of individuals with MS in order to provide them
with greater access to various treatments and other therapeutic options.
The task force will focus on issues impacting the productivity and
independence of individuals with MS. It will also review issues impacting
emotional, social and vocational challenges of persons with MS.
10th annual WAMS
Mark your calendars for the 10th-annual Women Against MS (WAMS) Luncheon on May 8,
2012, featuring this year's Woman of Spirit honoree Dr. Amy Gutmann,
president, University of Pennsylvania, and Keynote Speaker Zoe Koplowitz, a
marathon runner living with multiple sclerosis and diabetes, and a true
inspiration to women.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
11:30 a.m. - 1:30
Click here to reserve your seats today, or contact
Maria Oberst at email@example.com
New self-help groups
kicking off this season
The The Greater Delaware Valley Chapter
sponsors self-help groups throughout the 18-county service area.
Self-help groups provide opportunities to gain peer support and receive
information about the latest research, treatments, programs and services
available to those with MS. Members gain practical tips and support from
others who have shared similar experiences, as well as professional advice from
members of our Speakers Bureau.
out our most recent additions to our list of self-help groups:
For more information or to register for any of
these new self-help groups, call 1-800-FIGHT-MS (option 1) or click the
appropriate link above.
The Greater Delaware
Valley Chapter hosts major fundraising events every year. This would not be
possible without the help of thousands of volunteers who donate their time
to make these events fun and successful for our participants.
Visit our new website volunteerforMS.org to see all the ways you can get
involved at events throughout the year. It's never too early to sign up.
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Find us online:
National MS Society, Greater Delaware Valley Chapter
30 S. 17th St., Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Early and ongoing treatment with
an FDA-approved therapy can make a difference for people with multiple
sclerosis. Learn about your options by talking to your health care professional
and contacting the National MS Society at http://main.nationalmssociety.org/
or 1-800-FIGHT-MS (344-4867).
Our postal address is:
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
733 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10017