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National MS Society - New York City

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Health & Medicine
  • People with Disabilities

Location

733 Third Avenue3rd FloorNew York, NY 10017 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

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.

Description

The New York City Chapter serves the thousands of New Yorkers living with MS and their families by providing comprehensive support services and educational programs and by funding a national research initiative seeking the cause, treatments and cure for this chronic neurological disease.

The chapter provides outstanding, comprehensive programs and support services designed to help people with MS and their families better cope with the consequences of this complex illness. Whether providing the latest research and referrals, helping people obtain or keep jobs, providing comprehensive medical care or running rehabilitation and counseling programs, the goal of the chapter's support system is to empower people with MS and their loved ones so that they can better control their lives and wellness.

Since it was founded in 1946, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has spent more for MS research than any non-governmental agency in the world. The Society invests more than $34 million annually to fuel the efforts of hundreds of researchers throughout the U.S. and abroad. That investment is paying off in significant advances toward finding improved treatments, as well as better diagnoses, rehabilitation and symptom therapy.

Reviews

Would you recommend National MS Society - New York City?
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by anthony w. (March 4, 2019)
This was a fantastic opportunity. A lot of very hardworking friendly staff and volunteers. Very professional operation. I would love to volunteer again next year.
by Linqi Z. (May 20, 2017)
Very well-organized and exciting event! So much positive energy and enthusiasm from all the participants and volunteers!
by Daniel L. (May 2, 2016)
The Staff from MS were warm. Other volunteers were nice and fun to work with. I not only helped on a great course, but also had meaningful conversations. Overall, it was a valuable and rewarding experience. I would like to do it again!
by Jodie R. from GB (July 31, 2014)
I did some illustrations for a poetry binder this organisation was putting together. I enjoyed working with them, and i'm very proud that i could be a part of something special. They were even kind enough to send me a copy of the finished binder. Communication between myself and this organisation was excellent and would definitely consider helping out again in the future. They do excellent work and are wonderful friendly people. More people should do something to help this organisation.
by Edward W. from Astoria, NY (April 30, 2012)
This is a great organization with great people. Their events are professionally run, relaxed atmosphere even when there is a lot going on and they will treat you with respect.
by C. H. from NY (February 21, 2009)
Friendly environment, Helpful and Knowledgeable staff. This is probably the best organized, most efficient non-profit I've seen! Multiple Sclerosis is a horrible disease which not just affects a person physically, but also devastates both the person and their loved ones tremendously. Staffs and volunteers at the National MS Society really do work diligently to fight it, and their effort do show, I would recommend anyone to join in the fight with such a great big team. :)

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