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MS Society

The National MS Society keeps people moving. The Northern California Chapter serves 84,000 people affected by MS in 40 Northern California counties. Currently there is $11.3 million in active research grants that take place in Northern California institutions, research focused on stopping the progression of the disease, restoring function that’s been lost and ending the disease forever. The Northern California Chapter is a lifeline for people living with MS, providing engaging and informative programs and services, financial assistance and opportunities for connection, community, empowerment and self-reliance. For more information go to www.nationalmssociety.org/can<http://www.nationalmssociety.org/can> or call 209-214-6022.

Our vision: A world free of MS

Our mission: We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.

Prevalence of MS in the United States – 400,000 people Prevalence of MS worldwide – 2.1 million people

The Society’s commitment to MS research

* Cumulative research funding in excess of $721 million (est. through 2010) * $44 million to support 350 + research initiatives during 2012

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