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MS stops people from moving. The National MS Society exists to make sure it doesn't.

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The National MS Society is committed to building a movement by and for people with MS that will move us closer to a world free of this disease.

To ignite this movement, we have developed a new language and look to help people better understand what it means to live with MS.

Take action. Join the movement
MS Awareness Week


NEW! Through a series of interactive courses, the Relationship Matters program helps couples learn and apply skills to deal with challenges related to multiple sclerosis. Learn More.

Relationship Matters. A program for couples living with MS. Click for details.

 
Come face to face with a disease that affects each person in its own unique and unpredictable way.  Join people across the country in the fight to end MS.  EVERY voice matters.  EVERY story counts.

To see this new MS Site, click here.

Welcome to the Hawaii Office of the All America Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Our web site provides information about:
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Local programs and services
  • Current research and treatments
  • Current events and activities
  • Fundraising and volunteer opportunities throughout our service area


Our Mission

We achieve our mission through delivery of programs and services to people with MS, their families and caregivers, and to health care professionals, and through support of research into the cause and cure of MS.  Our activities are made possible through private donations, grants, sponsorships and fundraising campaigns such as Walk MS, the MS Dinner of Champions, and Class events.

 

People with MS and family members who are registered with our office receive our quarterly newsletter MSConnection, and mailings about programs, events and volunteer opportunities.  Most of our programs and services are free, however some may require nominal fees.

 

Spread the Word!

Studies show that early and ongoing treatment with an FDA approved therapy can reduce future disease activity and improve quality of life for many people with multiple sclerosis.  The National MS Society's medical advisors recommend that people with MS talk with their health care professional about using one of these medications and about strategies and effective treatments to manage symptoms.  The National MS Society is committed to ensuring that people with MS have the information and quality care they need to live healthy, productive and independent lives.  If you or someone you know has MS, please contact the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at hih@nmss.org or 1-800 344-4867 to learn about ways to help manage multiple sclerosis and about current research that may one day reveal a cure.



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Be a part of the exciting research fundraising program.  Click here to get involved.
  

 

Walk MS 2009

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 600 Walks. One destination. A world free of MS.
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Sponsor a  Walk MS participant!
Take a quick trip to the e-pledge page.  Search for a participant by a Walk MS site.
New:  bike MS: Go Big or Go Home 2009

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Volunteer

Volunteers needed for Government Relations Committee
A patient's rights are inalienable rights. Thisis why we believe in healthcare reform.
Everyone deserves reliable, affordable health care. This is why we advocate. Call the office today to become an advocate.
Faces of MS

Stores from MS Awareness Week - Read them here now.

Meet Austin - Teen Caregiver
Meet the Josephs
Advocacy Pair

Meet Madison - Teen with MS
Meet Denbury Resources
Bike Sponsor & Team

Meet the Gittins
Married Caregiver

Can We Help?
Learn about the Financial Assistance available to people with MS under extraordinary circumstances.
MS AMBASSADORS NEEDED
You can make a difference! Have you been looking for a way to share your experiences with MS with your community? Do you find that people you talk to often don’t know what MS is? We are recruiting people with MS to be spokespeople within their communities to help promote awareness of MS! Training provided. Contact Lyn Moku at lyn.moku@nmss.org  if you are interested in making a difference.
Donate to a 2009 Cyclist!
Take a quick trip to the e-pledge center and find a rider by name, and support their fundraising efforts.
 
Research Update
 Are you interested in the latest research into the cause and cure of MS? Current research updates, clinical trial information and webcasts can be found on our research web page. Learn more..
 Christopher & Banks

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They have joined the
Movement to create a
World Free from MS.
View this year's
MS Hope Jewelry Collection
 

Why You Should Get On and Stay On MS Drug Therapy
Scientific evidence shows that these therapies have the ability to decrease the number of attacks a person with relapsing MS would expect to have over time. As a result, these medications are thought to slow down the development of MS disability. Learn More