March 1-30: Frugal Resale
Each month, Frugal Resale of Collingswood donates 2% of their gross sales
to a designated local charity. During the month of March, the National MS
Society will benefit from this generosity. Please stop by this wonderful
store in March and all year round.
March 10: MS
Awareness Kickoff & Fundraiser Event
Join the Pathfinders team at Mrs. G TV & Appliances in Lawrenceville,
N.J from 1 to 3 p.m. as they kick off MS Awareness Week. Enjoy a cooking
demo, free food and drink and the chance to win a variety of prizes from
gift cards to Pampered Chef products to event tickets and more.
Check out our full list of upcoming community events.
Drive Bobcat 4-wheeled scooter: Brand new. 400-lb. weight limit. Seat locking
mechanism needs to be fixed to prevent chair from swiveling. Paid $900 for
it new, asking for best offer. Price is negotiable. Located in Hilltown
Township, Pa. Call Beth at 215-257-5176.
Power scooter: Used only one time, like new. Red body color. Weight
limit around 350 pounds. Asking $500. Located in Philadelphia. Call James
Power weelchair: "Rolls Royce" of electric wheelchairs. Brand new,
sat in once but never used. Custom made. Raises you up and lays you all the
way back. Perfect for someone who would live in a wheelchair. Weighs 200
lbs. Comes with tool bag. Asking $2,500 OBO. Located in Northeast Philly.
Call Margaret at 215-824-1053.
Click here to view all our classified ads.
Celebrate MS Awareness Week next week
It's easy to spread the word about MS during MS Awareness Week, March 12-18:
- Register for Walk MS and ask your friends and family to donate
or walk with you
- Wear orange clothes
- Write a letter to the editor of your local
newspaper. You can use this template
- Tweet and post on Facebook what MS means to you
- Swap out your social media profile pics for our logo
- Sign up to volunteer at one of our events
here for more ideas. Let us know what you're doing by emailing us at email@example.com.
Women Against MS
Zoe Koplowitz at
the NYC Marathon
Mark your calendars
for the 10th annual Women Against MS Luncheon, presented by Amerihealth
Mercy Family of Companies, on Tuesday, May 8, featuring this year's Woman
of Spirit honoree Dr. Amy Gutmann, president, University of Pennsylvania,
and Keynote Speaker Zoe Koplowitz, a motivational speaker and an ambassador
for the National MS Society.
Zoe said her presentation tends to give
her audience what they want and what they need. "Expect to laugh,
expect to get a little misty once in a while and leave feeling better than
Chapter President Tami Caesar can attest to
that. "I first heard Zoe speak more than a decade ago and can still
recall the feeling of inspired awe at what she has been able to achieve
through dogged determination and will."
inspired by Zoe Koplowitz at the Women Against MS Luncheon, hosted by
CBS-3's Kathy Orr, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on May 8. Click here or contact Maria Oberst to purchase your tickets today.
Meet & Greets
for the Newly Diagnosed
"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 invites
you to join us for an informal meet and greet and to learn about all the
programs and services available to you as you navigate through your MS diagnosis.
Chapter staff, local volunteers and health-care providers will be on hand
to answer your questions.
the links above or call 1-800-FIGHT-MS (option 1) to register today.