The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) has launched its “Swim for MS” campaign to help raise awareness of the disease and money for vital research.
The idea is to create your own swimming challenge to raise money for the organization. You can choose where you want to swim, how far, and if you want to do it alone or in a team (you can even join an existing team). The website allows you to register your swimming challenge so others can sponsor you, or if you don’t want to participate in the swimming challenge, you can sponsor someone else to do so instead.
So far, the “Swim for MS” campaign has raised more than $450,000. The site also has a host of stories from people who have already participated in the challenge, including Hannah who raised $1,590 through a nine-mile open water swim and students at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, who raised more than $3,000 through their five-day swimming event.
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