Swim for MS News - April 2014

Become a Swim Leader

Spring is a great time to get involved with your local community. Invite your family, friends, & co-workers to pledge with you for Swim for MS! Be a leader in your community and organize a Swim for MS fundraiser at your local fitness center! Create a team, have your friends and family join, and coach them toward success! Be a leader and make a difference in the MS community today.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world.
Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."
—Margaret Mead

Lucky Swimmers!

Thank you to everyone who signed up and supported Swim for MS during MS Awareness Month!
Please help us congratulate Jamie Chadwick & Charlie Cooper!  We randomly selected these two participants who registered during the month of March to receive (2) 1-Day Park Hopper Passes to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida!

The March 2014 Winner is...

Congratulations, Susie Jamharian, for being the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of March!  Each month our top Swim for MS fundraiser receives an autographed photo from Missy Franklin, Olympic Gold Medalist and Swim for MS Ambassador!

View Ginny's storySwim for MS Online Aquatic Center Launch

Our new Swim for MS online Aquatic Center has officially launched! To view inspirational videos about individuals who Swim with MS, click here! Interested in why Ginny swims? Find out by clicking her picture to see her story!

Swim for MS swimsuit and water bottleSwim for MS Partnerships

Please visit our Swim for MS News archive for more information on our CaféPress site, as well as our swimsuit partnership with HARDCORESWIM.


About Swim for MS

Swim for MS is MSAA's signature fundraiser in which volunteers create their own unique swim challenge while recruiting online donations from supporters. Swim challenges can range from swimming laps for pledges to jumping cannonballs for cash. Swim for MS appeals to swim enthusiasts of all ages, social and community groups, students seeking volunteer service hours, and families enjoying their backyard pool. For more information and to register, please visit SwimforMS.org.

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About MSAA

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is a national nonprofit organization and leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. MSAA provides free programs and services, such as: a toll-free Helpline; award-winning publications including a magazine, The Motivator; website featuring educational videos and research updates; S.E.A.R.C.H.™ program to assist the MS community with learning about different treatment choices; a mobile phone app, My MS Manager™; a resource database, My MS Resource Locator; equipment distribution ranging from grab bars to wheelchairs; cooling accessories for heat-sensitive individuals; educational events and activities; MRI funding and insurance advocacy; and more. For additional information, please visit http://www.mymsaa.org or call (800) 532-7667.