Swim for MS News - April 2018
Meet the latest featured swimmer, 11-year-old Yianni Kades, who is swimming in honor of his mom, who has MS, as part of his Power of One school project.
National Volunteer Week
How will you lend a helping hand? Sign up and create your own Swim for MS challenge, and share your story using the hashtag #MSAAVolunteer.
Congratulations to Yianni Kades and The East Rec Swimmers of Oakmont for being our top individual and group Swim for MS Fundraisers for the month of March! Sign up for Swim for MS for your chance to be the next top fundraiser!
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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.
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™; My MSAA Community, a safe online peer-to-peer network where members share their experiences with MS; 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.