Swim for MS News - July 2013
How to Receive Community Service Credit
If you or someone you know needs to fulfill community service hours - Swim for MS! Swim for MS is a "virtual volunteer opportunity" – this means that you contribute as much time as you can – when you can!
- If you haven't already done so, register online here at SwimForMS.org.
- Set your challenge goal – Swim 100 laps in 10 hours and raise $150.
- Ask your friends and family to support your cause.
- Keep a log of hours swam and track your progress on your page.
- Once completed, email email@example.com to receive a confirmation letter of your hours!
Get Your Swim for MS Swimsuits
MSAA 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 July Winners are...
Missy Franklin Autograph Photo:
Congratulations Julia, for being the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of May!
Swim for MS Swimsuit Prize:
Congratulations Kara, for winning a Swim for MS swimsuit, designed and made by 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.
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.