Swim for MS News - July 2014
Happy Independence Day all month from MSAA!
In celebration of America’s independence this month, challenge yourself to give back to the community. Do at least one thing for someone in need in July.
"Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better."
― Albert Camus
HARDCORESWIM Swimsuit Giveaway
HARDCORESWIM has teamed up with MSAA for an exclusive swimsuit giveaway! All participants who sign up for Swim for MS during the month of July will be entered into a drawing to receive a custom swimsuit. Three lucky swimmers will be chosen and recipients will be announced at the end of the month. All you need to do to swim is sign up today!
The June 2014 Winner is...
Congratulations, David Fenichel, 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!
Show us your #SwimSwag
Do you have Swim for MS gear? If so, show us! Take a selfie in your Swim for MS swag, post it on social media, and use the #SwimSwag hashtag. MSAA’s rescue kitten does it, so should you!
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.