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Swim for MS News - August 2013

Summer's Not Over Yet!

Summer is not over - have a Pool Party for your Swim for MSDid someone say POOL PARTY?! Here are some themes for your Swim for MS pool party:

  • Labor Day
  • School Spirit
  • Neighborhood Block Party
  • Beach Party
  • Red, White and Blue Luau

Swim Accessories to Enhance Your Swim

  • Swim Accessories to Enhance Your SwimSwimming goggles prevent eye irritation caused by the water in the swimming pool
  • Swimming caps protect your hair from the chlorine in the swimming pool
  • Ear plugs prevent the water in the swimming pool from entering your ear canal
  • Arm bands and floats improve technique or give your arms a rest while your legs work

Get Your Swim for MS Swimsuits

Swim for MS swimsuits from HARDCORESWIMMSAA has partnered with HARDCORESWIM to provide exclusive Swim for MS swimsuits available for purchase. HARDCORESWIM is an authentic and innovative designer, marketer and distributor of premium quality young men's and young women's swimsuits, training gear, clothing, accessories and related products under the HARDCORESWIM name. HARDCORESWIM is based in Southern California and all items, from start to finish, are produced in California. There are two different Swim for MS style suits are available for men and women! Check out the Swim for MS page on their site and order your suit today!

The August Winners are...

Congratulations Rachel Clift, for being the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of July!
Check out Rachel's Swim for MS page!

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

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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 or call (800) 532-7667.