Swim for MS News - August 2016
Get Into the Competitive Swim Spirit this Summer
Just like our favorite summer athletes this August, you can earn your own Milestone Medals when you Swim for MS! MSAA has three different Medal levels based on how much you fundraise: the MSAA Hero ($250 or more), the MSAA Challenger ($500 or more), and finally the MSAA Champion ($1,000 or more)! Get started today on your own swim challenge and start earning your own swimming summer medals at SwimForMS.org.
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July's Top Fundraiser
Congratulations, Betty Martin, for being
the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of July!
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.