More MS news articles for Dec 2001

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 'Grants' a Brighter Holiday to 60 MS Patients

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PR Newswire - USA; Dec 20, 2001

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation is proud to announce that there were 60 recipients of the annual "Grants For A Brighter Tomorrow." These grants, up to $1,000.00 per each selected applicant, are for people who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The funds are dedicated to the purchase of items or services that will improve the quality of life for the recipients and help them to have A Brighter Tomorrow(TM).

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation received 335 applications. Sixty people, from twenty-three states and Puerto Rico benefited directly from the grant program receiving over $46,000 in goods and services. Another forty-one applicants were helped through other programs offered by the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

To qualify, applicants must have been diagnosed with MS, at least eighteen years of age, and have no other means of fulfilling the need they express. Applicants were asked to provide basic personal and financial information, and to write a brief essay of 100 words or less to describe how the grant would be used to help them have A Brighter Tomorrow(TM).

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation has been assisting people afflicted with Multiple Sclerosis for 15 Years. For additional information about the Foundation's programs call toll-free 1-888-MSFOCUS. For all other information visit our web site at www.msfcous.org or call 1-800-225-6495.

CONTACT: Alan Segaloff, Managing Director, Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, +1-800-225-6495
 

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