When:
April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2018-04-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-04-21T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Unity Plaza
220 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville
Florida 32202
Cost:
Free
Contact:
National MS Society - Jacksonville Chapter
9043326810
Walk MS - Jacksonville @ Unity Plaza

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Walk MS Returns to Jacksonville to Create A World Free of Multiple Sclerosis
Hundreds Expected at Walk MS on April 21, 2018 Benefiting the National MS Society

The Jacksonville chapter of the National MS Society is hosting its 29th-annual Walk MS event this spring, where the local community comes together to fundraise, advocate and connect with people affected by MS. Each dollar raised is one step closer to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s goal – a world free of MS. Since its inception in 1988, Walk MS has cumulatively raised more than $1 billion, helping fund critical research and improve the quality of life of people with MS.

WHAT: Walk MS: Jacksonville 2018

WHEN: April 21, 2018 – site opens at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Unity Park – 220 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Why Walk MS? Walk MS helps fuel groundbreaking MS research and provide life-changing services to those affected by MS through creating a supportive community of friends, families and loved ones who fundraise and connect.

REGISTER: To participate or volunteer in Walk MS: Jacksonville 2018, visit walkMS.org, call 904.332.6810
or email fundraisingsupport@nmss.org.

About Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million worldwide. For more information about multiple sclerosis and the National MS Society go to nationalMSsociety.org or call
800-344-4867.

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