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From dining out to advocating in Trenton, there is something for everyone to do during MS Awareness Week to move us closer to a cure for MS. Click here for a list of events and activities.

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Beginning October 1st, 2008, the Mid Jersey and Greater North Jersey Chapters of the National MS Society became one. This merger will result in the New Jersey Metro Chapter being one of the largest organizations within the society serving almost 10,000 members living with MS, their friends and family. Our goals will be to: provide additional program opportunities, improve efficiencies, raise more money and increase our research commitment. We will do this with both offices remaining open, joining boards and working on the strengths of all staff. We welcome this wonderful opportunity to better serve you, our friends, and will continue to provide the outstanding level of service you have grown to expect from us as we move forward in striving to achieve a world free of MS.


MS Research Studies needs your help!
Volunteers are needed for these two studies.

Click on the studies to find out more information.


Educational Teleconferences

The Chapter has a series of educational teleconferences that you can access from the comfort of your own home!  They provide you with up to date information about a variety of topics.  Please click here to view the brochure. 


Leaf for Life Necklace Benefits the National MS Society

Click here to find out more!


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Please click here to view the

2008 Pedal Power newsletter


New Wellness Program
New Wellness Program at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation!

The Chapter has partnered with the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange to bring to you a wellness program that focuses on your emotional health and well-being along with your physical health! An eight week program has been designed to address a variety of issues that people with MS typically address. For more information, click here

 

WAMS Sculpture
Women Against MS Mid Jersey Chapter’s “A Hope and A Promise” sculpture is a signed, original work of art by the renowned artist Sandy Werfel. More info..


 

Wheelchair Disability Takes A Long Time
c/o Troubleshooter, APP

Q: I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997 at age 29. Since then, I have married, graduated magna cum laude from Rutgers University with my bachelor's degree and began graduate studies, had two beautiful daughters and worked for a law firm for more than 12 years.............full article here.


 

Film Festival

MS Moving Forward
Film Festival. 
See the 5 short films here. 


 

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society and         Our Mission

Welcome to the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society! For over 50 years the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, with its nationwide network of chapters and branches, has worked ardently to find a cure for MS  and to improve the quality of life for people with MS and their families.

The Society is a non-profit organization supported solely by voluntary contributions. It funds more MS  research,  offers more services for people with MS, and provides more professional education programs  than any other MS organization in the world. Since its founding in 1946, over $500 million has been invested in research to find the cause, treatments, and cure for MS.  The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is the only national voluntary MS organization that meets the standards of all major agencies that rate the fiscal responsibility of non-profit groups. Click here for our Annual Report. To find out about Chapter happenings click here for our Chapter Calendar.


 

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The National MS Society has partnered with Crocs
to bring you MS Crocs!.......read more


 

The National MS Society is dedicated to
ending the devastating effects of MS.

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Be a part of this exciting research fundraising program!
Click here for details.   



Hormone Treatment Study Underway in Fight Against MS

New Brunswick - Researchers at the  Robert  Wood  Johnson  Center  for Multiple Sclerosis at   UMDNJ-Robert  Wood  Johnson  Medical  School will participate in a new study testing estrogen as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. For more information click here.

 


 
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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.

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Take action. Join the movement.


 

Webcasts

Real Talk Real Answers
Join us via webcast or live for... Click here for more information.  

                      

Informacion en Espanol

 

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BIKE MS & WALK MS

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Join the fight against MS

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 Scholarships Available

Applications are now available for the Chapter's Scholarship Program, click here for the application...

Client Satisfaction Survey

Have you recently called the Chapter for information about programs and services?  Please click here for our Client Satisfaction Survey

Metro Jersey Movers

Revisit the five wonderful articles from our local members
Dennis Huntley
Barbara Sager
Michael Bowen
Mary Moulds
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Chapter Newsletters

Ms Connection
Click Here for the latest issue

ACT NOW!!!

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Join the MS Action Network - Center for Advocacy at the National MS Society. Together we represent the interests of people with MS as policy decisions are made in the public and private sector. Our advocacy is focused on federal funding for MS research, quality health care, long-term care, disability rights, health insurance & prescription drug coverage.
Join MS Action Network

Be an MS Activist!!!

 Tee Shirt

Sign up 20 People for Action Alerts and receive an MS Activist T-Shirt.

To request forms, Contact Allison Cerco.

We'll also send you a tee shirt for meeting with your legislator and sharing your story. Contact us to learn more.

Research Participants Needed

Researchers at The Graduate School and University Center of City University of New York (CUNY) are looking for subjects to participate in a research project. Click here for more information.

Help Raise Money with Commerce Bank

Affinity Membership Program
Open an account at Commerce Bank and they will make a contribution to the National MS Society.  Click for details.

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Keep S’myelin

Keep S'Myelin
Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together.
Click here for the latest issue!

FACEOFMS.ORG

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Visit FaceofMS.org to share your story and become part of the face of MS.

 My MS My Way


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Visit MyMSMYWay.com a comprehensive online site providing the MS community with MS technology resources and information, including tips on making technology easier to use.

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

MS Learn On-line

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Check out the current schedule for our MS Learn On-line Internet education series. Click here for details.

Community Fundraising Events

Poker runs, Cut-a-thons, 5K Races and more! Click here for independently organized events by MS Chapter members. 

Relationship Matters
Relationship Matters
Workplace Giving

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Did you know that you can designate your workplace giving, CFC, United Way or CHC contributions to the fight against MS? It's easy.
Click here for details.
Momentum Magazine
 2008 Spring Momentum
Momentum is a lifestyle magazine for people with MS, their families, and health care professionals.
 View the latest issue.
Give While you Search the Internet

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The New Jersey Metro Chapter has partnered with GoodSearch.com, a Yahoo! powered search engine which donates half of all ad revenue to charity.  Log on and designate National Multiple Sclerosis Society - New Jersey Metro Chapter as your charity. There are over 600 online stores to benefit the New Jersey Metro Chapter on iGive.com
 

 Movement by Messaging!

Instant Messenger 

Every time you have an IM conversation using Windows Live™ Messenger, Microsoft will donate a portion of its advertising revenue to National MS Society. Visit im.live.com to join now.

 WNBCHD News 4 New York

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The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National MS Society is proud to partner with WNBCHD. Click here to visit WNBCHD's website.

Nesw12 New Jersey

News 12 Logo The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National MS Society is proud to partner with News12 New Jersey. Click here to visit their website.