National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NATIONAL MS SOCIETY, GREATER NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THEIR 128TH BOSTON MARATHON TEAM.
The Marathon Strides Against MS team is comprised of invitational and qualified runners who are dedicated to creating a world free of multiple sclerosis. Team members raise funds to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's leadership in funding cutting-edge research and treatments to stop progression of the disease, to restore all function lost to MS, and to end multiple sclerosis forever.
The Society’s Greater New England region helps 21,000 individuals and families affected by multiple sclerosis in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Eighty-four (84) percent of monies raised by the Chapter helps address the challenges of each person affected by MS through MS education, emotional support, public advocacy, facilitating independence, and financial assistance to help individuals and families keep their lives moving forward.