Swim for MS News - June 2015
Swimmers across the country came together on Memorial Day Weekend to Splash for MS and helped MSAA raise more than $7,000 for individuals living with MS. If you weren’t able to join our Memorial Day Splash, not to worry! We are going to continue to Splash for MS all summer long! Every lap, dive, and cannonball will help us Improve Lives Today.
The students of Leman Manhattan Preparatory School swam laps for pledges for Swim for MS. Check out their fundraising page and see how they helped us raise more than $4,000 in one month to support the MS community.
Already on a team and want to Swim for MS? Register today at SwimForMS.org! Every participant who registers in June will receive a Swim for MS Chico Bag and Sunglasses in their Welcome Kit!
Raise more than $5,000 between Memorial Day and Labor Day and we will send you a Swim for MS portable chair with cooler attached!
Congratulations to 7-year-old (!) Olivia Moore for being the top Swim for MS fundraiser during the month of May - raising more than $3,000! Keep fundraising for your chance to be the top fundraiser next month and win an Autographed picture of four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Missy Franklin.
Raise over $1,000, and your name may be listed next month!
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.