Friday, January 12, 2007

MS Petition Drive Update

MS activists from across the map are supporting the MS research petition drive. Thousands of people have signed their name. If you haven’t already done so, sign on today. In addition, the petition is being shared widely online… has written about the petition drive.

And Days of our Lives star and MS ambassador Martha Madison has posted the information on her fan site:

MS activists will take all the petition signatures to Capitol Hill in March, when they ask legislators for a significant increase in federal funding for MS research. The success of this petition will help move us closer to a world free of MS. Click here to become an MS activist.

Following is the petition progress so far. Note that North Carolina has quickly become one of the top states. And that the Greater Illinois Chapter has continuously improved their position, successfully pushing into the top three among MS Society Chapters nationwide:

Top Ten States with Most Signatures (from most signatures to least)

  • Massachusetts
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois
  • California
  • Florida
  • North Carolina
  • New Jersey
  • Virginia

Top Ten Chapters with Most Signatures (from most signatures to least)

Check back often for more updates. To sign on to the petition, download a Web sticker, or post a petition flier in your community, visit For more details on the progress of your state or chapters, contact your local chapter.

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