I don’t often encourage readers to engage in charitable causes, but I’m bucking that trend today. My friend Meeshie is participating in the MS Bike Ride this weekend in New York City, an event aimed at raising money for multiple sclerosis research. It’s a great and important cause targeting something that affects more people than you may realize. And if you think about it, this site pulls in a few thousand people a day Ã¢â‚¬â€ if everyone donates a few dollars, Meeshie could pull in a hefty sum (and as a bonus, I think that’ll get her like a CD player reward or something). So instead of spending a few dollars on a snack and a soda from the vending machine, donate it to Meeshie’s team!
To find out how you can contribute, click here.
Oh, and if you want the formal pitch, follow the jump…
Over 400,000 Americans live with the challenges of multiple sclerosis. This disease brings uncertainty to those living with it and stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesnÃ‚â€™t. Together, we can turn the uncertainty into hope by doing something about MS now.
On October 5, the National MS SocietyÃ‚â€™s New York City Chapter is hosting its 24th annual Bike MS event where 5,000 individuals will ride toward a world free of MS. I am joining the movement by participating in Bike MS. You can support me by making a tax-deductible donation to help raise much needed funds for people with multiple sclerosis.
There are nearly 7,000 individuals living with MS right here in New York City. I am asking for your support so we can fund even more programs, services and research projects in the coming year. Last year alone, the National MS Society committed over $33 million to fund over 300 new and on-going research programs. This was made possible, in part, through the support of people like you.
Thank you in advance for joining me in the movement and doing something about MS now.
Again, to contribute, click here.