National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Funds MS research worldwide, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families.
your fundraising money helps:
76% - Research, service programs and
24% - Fundraising and Administration
- Last year alone, through our national office
and 50 state network of chapters, we devoted $164 million to programs and
services that assisted more than a million people. To move us closer to a
world free of MS, the Society also invested $40 million to support more than
325 research projects around the world, which hold significant promise for
people with MS, including epidemiology, nerve repair, immunology, and pediatric
care. Targeted research and care initiatives bring focus and innovation, and
speed progress in understanding MS.
- Family weekends, children's camps, and
scholarships promote quality of life. The Society supports information
programming including comprehensive website resources and information
which receives more than 21 million web visits each year; other programs
include telephone and in-person support.
- The Society trains and supports and expanding
network of thousands of MS activists to boldly ask for change at the federal,
state and community levels.
- The bi-partisan Congressional MS Caucus is
the first of its kind to ensure the voices of MS Activists are heard on Capitol