Monday, May 24, 2010

Join the Global Movement

World MS Day is this Wednesday, May 26th. MS societies throughout the world are banded together for World MS Day to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS). To be part of the global movement to create a world free of MS and make an important impact locally, email your U.S. Senators and Representative today and urge them to support H.R. 4213. This legislation includes provisions important to people living with MS that help ensure access to necessary treatment and services.

Approximately 40% of people living with MS in the United States depend on public health insurance programs, like Medicare and Medicaid. H.R. 4213 will keep these programs strong by preventing an imminent, devastating 21.2% cut to doctors participating in Medicare. H.R. 4213 will also continue needed assistance to state-run Medicaid programs that have been strained due to reduced revenues and increased demands for Medicaid services during the recesssion.

Take action for World MS Day. Email your Senators and Representative today.

1 comment:

Amy said...

We just wanted to take a moment to let you know how much we enjoy your blog and your attempts to raise awareness for MS! MS is a cause that is near and dear to us as well as Laina's mother suffered from MS. Our slogan is Orange is the new pink! So many people do not know what Multiple Sclerosis is. Even less know that orange is the color representing Multiple Sclerosis. However, you would be surprised to find someone who didn’t know that pink was the color to represent Breast Cancer. That needs to change!! We need orange to be just as recognizable as pink!! We have Tshirts, women's tees, sweatshirts, and totes. Check them out at and also look at We kicked off an initiative on May 5th to try and raise $3,000 by World MS Day on May 26th. Thanks again and keep up the good work!

Amy & Laina