Twin Falls Area Residents Set to Walk to Create a World Free of MS
Hundreds of Idahoans will lace up their sneakers and hit the pavement on Saturday, September 17th to raise over $50,000 to support life changing programs and services for people living with Multiple Sclerosis at the annual Walk MS Idaho events taking place in Twin Falls, Wood River and Idaho Falls.
“It is an incredible opportunity to bring the community together to help battle this devastating disease, and we are grateful to all of our participants ”
Saturday, September 17th
Registration – 9 a.m.
Walk Begins – 10 a.m.
Buzz Langdon Visitor Center
3591 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.
Twin Falls, Idaho
St. Luke Hospital
100 Hospital Dr.
Snake River Landing
901 Pier View Dr. #104
Idaho Falls, Idaho
(walkmsididaho) Participants can register by visiting walkmsidaho.org. Walkers are also encouraged to raise a minimum of $125 to receive a walk T-Shirt. Funds raised through Walk MS go directly toward supporting cutting edge research and providing vital programs and services for people living with MS in Idaho.
“The annual fall Walk MS events in Idaho are something we look forward to every year,” said Melissa Mathews, President of the Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter of the National MS Society. “It is an incredible opportunity to bring the community together to help battle this devastating disease, and we are grateful to all of our participants ”
About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The Society mobilizes people and resources so that everyone affected by multiple sclerosis can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.
To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. Last year alone, through our comprehensive nationwide network, the Society devoted $122.2 million to help more than one million individuals connect to the people, information and resources they need. To move closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested $54 million to support more than 380 new and ongoing research projects around the world.
The Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter based in Salt Lake City with an office in Boise, Idaho, spans a diverse urban and rural territory serving more than 49,000 people impacted by multiple sclerosis. Learn more at msutahidaho.org.