This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Nearly one million people live with multiple sclerosis in the United States. However, The National MS Society is looking to change that and has the vision of a world free of MS. Here’s Idaho, Nevada and Utah Chapter Development Manager Anja McCracken with more.
The National MS Society is a movement by and for all people affected by multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is a disease that impacts the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves, which make up the central nervous system and controls everything we do.
For more than 75 years, we’ve led the way for discoveries in neurological diseases by being the world’s leading private funder of MS research, investing $1.1 billion since 1946.
This year 100,000 people will move us closer to a world free of MS through Walk MS, an event series that has raised more than $1 billion since its inception in 1988. Bike MS is the largest charity cycling series in the country.
We encourage you to get involved locally through Walk MS, Bike MS or our luncheons and galas. Money raised goes to research, programs and services. Everyone has the power to change the world for people with MS.
The National MS Society is working to cure MS while at the same time empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. For more information, visit the National MS Society website . I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, Speaking on Business.