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What is the Multiple Sclerosis Walk about?

Each year the MS Society organizes a Multiple Sclerosis walk. This walk takes place in many cities in different areas of North America. The Multiple Sclerosis walk is intended to raise money for research and to fund different services offered by the MS Society. Thousands of people take part in the MS walk, raising money and walking in an attempt to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.


Who can take part in the Multiple Sclerosis Walk? The answer is simple – anyone. Many people with Multiple Sclerosis participate in the MS walk either on foot, in a wheelchair or on a scooter. Hundreds of family and friends of people with MS take part in the Multiple Sclerosis walk. The MS walk is a true reflection of the amount of concern in North America for people who live with Multiple Sclerosis.

The Multiple Sclerosis walk usually happens in the spring of every year, normally around the month of May. The television, local newspapers and magazines all advertise the Multiple Sclerosis walk. In their advertisements they provide contact information, as well as event information such as when and where a Multiple Sclerosis walk is taking place. If you or someone you know would like to take part, in the annual Multiple Sclerosis walk, you can get information on the Internet from the Multiple Sclerosis Society. They will mail you pledge sheets along with event information. You can also set up an account online where you can collect online pledges. You never know when someone you know or maybe even yourself will be affected by MS. Even if you or someone you know, do not have Multiple Sclerosis, you are welcome to take part in the MS walk. You can be certain that those who are affected by MS will be very thankful you did participate in the Multiple Sclerosis walk.