National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyThrough its nationwide network of chapters, the National MS Society supports research efforts, educates, provides a variety of empowering programs, organizes fund-raising events, and advocates for people with disabilities.
The National MS Society supports more MS research and serves more people with MS than any national voluntary MS organization in the world.
Through the Society’s 50-state network of chapters and divisions, assistance is provided to over a million people annually. Across the country, an estimated 2 million volunteers, supporters, and friends carry out our mission to end the devastating effects of MS, supported by 2,700 volunteer leaders. The Society has 780,000 general members.
The National MS Society spends more money on MS research than any national voluntary agency in the world. Since its founding in 1946, the Society has invested more than $350 million to MS research. In 2001, the Society will invest $29 million to support over 300 MS researchers working in the United States and abroad. This investment made possible significant advancements in finding treatments and improving diagnosis, rehabilitation, and symptomatic therapy for people with all forms of MS—as well as bringing us closer to a cure.
For more information, or to contact National Multiple Sclerosis Society, see their website at: www.nationalmssociety.org
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