More MS news articles for February 2001

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Makes 23 Dreams Come True

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Tuesday February 13  5:20am
Source: PR Newswire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreams come true for 23 individuals afflicted with multiple sclerosis who are located in 14 states. Recipients of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation's Bert Warshaw Memorial Grant received car repairs, ramps, wheelchairs, walkers, eyeglasses, computers, washing machine and dryer, televisions, furniture, therapeutic equipment, hobby supplies, retreats, and various home modifications. The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating A Brighter Tomorrow(TM) for people afflicted with multiple sclerosis.

Bert Warshaw was a dear friend and long time supporter of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. In his memory, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation created the Bert Warshaw Memorial Grant, the purpose of which is to improve the quality of life for those who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Inquiries into the grant came from all over North America.

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation has been helping people afflicted with Multiple Sclerosis for 15 years, and wishes to thank the following organizations who have donated goods or services to help fund the Bert Warshaw Memorial Fund: WDW Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Best Buy Inc., Gold Coast Transmission, Budget Rent a Car, Telesales Inc., Creative Industries, Kin Surgical & Medical Supply and many others.

"We put a great deal of time and effort into ensuring that the grant accomplished its goals of improving the quality of life through greater independence, education, employment, improved health and well-being," said Tammi Robinson, Director of Program Services of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

The following Web site provides information on Multiple Sclerosis and the programs offered by the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: www.msfocus.org, or use the toll free telephone number to reach the program service department: 1-888-MSFOCUS.

Source: Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Contact: Alan R. Segaloff, Managing Director, The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 954-776-6805, or fax, 954-776-5810, or alan@msfocus.org