More MS news articles for July 2001

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Will Award Grants Up To $1,000 Per Qualified Individuals

http://finance.individual.com/display_news.asp?doc_id=PR20010710FLTU001&page=news

Tuesday July 10 10:02am
Source: PR Newswire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation has made applications available for the 2001 Bert Warshaw Memorial Grant. Last year 23 recipients from 17 states benefited from the Bert Warshaw Memorial Grant. These grants, up to $1,000.00 per selected applicant, are for people who have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. The funds are dedicated for 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 Grants honor the late Bert Warshaw, a dear friend to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Last year was the first year of the grant with over 150 applicants from all over the United States.

To qualify, applicants must have been diagnosed with MS, be at least 18 years of age, and have no other means of fulfilling the need they express. Applicants must provide basic personal and financial information, and must 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). Grant applications are available at our web site, www.msfocus.org, for downloading or applying on-line. You may also request an application by calling Multiple Sclerosis Foundation's Program Services at our toll free number, 1-888-MSFOCUS. Applications must be postmarked on or before October 1, 2001 and recipients will be notified by December 1, 2001.

    For further information about this press release please contact:
    Alan R. Segaloff
    Managing Director
    Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
    alan@msfocus.org or 1-800-225-6495

Source: Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Contact: Alan R. Segaloff, Managing Director of Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 800-225-6495, or alan@msfocus.org