Swim for MS News - August 2014
HARDCORESWIM Swimsuit Winners
Random Swim for MS participants have been selected to win a custom Swim for MS swimsuit designed by HARDCORESWIM. (Check out their awesome suit design, pictured right.)
Congratulations to our winners:
SwimForMS.org is now mobile friendly!
Check out the new Swim for MS on your iPhone, Android, or other mobile devices for a sleeker look to how you can sign up and keep track of your Swim.
Any Pool, Any Time...Any Device!
Waterproof Case Giveaway
Tired of getting your phone wet while tweeting @MSassociation at the pool? Great news! Swim for MS now has waterproof phone cases! Sign up at SwimForMS.org and receive a waterproof phone case in your welcome kit. Now you can use our mobile version of SwimForMS.org at the pool without getting your phone wet!
Swim Challenge - do it for chair-ity!
Want to support a great cause? Any Swim for MS participant who raises $1,000 or more during the months of August and September will be sent a Swim for MS portable chair. Could this chair get any cooler? Yes! Our Swim for MS portable chair doubles as a cooler! An all-in-one must have for fall. Don't waste another minute and sign up today!
The July 2014 Winner is...
Congratulations, Claire Shaver, for being the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of June! Each month our top Swim for MS fundraiser receives an autographed photo from Missy Franklin, Olympic Gold Medalist and Swim for MS Ambassador!
Swim for MS Partnerships
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™; 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.