MS Walk

MS Walk - Prince George

Self Helpers

 

Why we’re walking to end MS

We either have MS or have a loved one who has MS. 

Have you heard of the Prince George Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group?

If not this is what we are...

Two years ago, PG unfortunately lost our local chapter of the MS Society, we were all so sad and left feeling helpless and alone.  Ken Biron and Amy Ayers re-established an existing self help group.  We want to try to fill the need of the roughly 800 MS patients in our city.  Sandy Stibrany is a member of our group ,a member of the BC/Yukon Multiple Sclerosis Board of directors, and the mother of an MSer.  We have monthly meetings every 3rd Thursday between 1-3pm.  We now have 29 members and would love our group to grow.  There are so many more of us in Prince George.  We would love to have more get togethers to talk, laugh, cry and learn more about  other MSers and Multiple Sclerosis.

Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world.  Every day 3 more Canadians are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, an unpredictable illness.  People with MS suffer from Balance, Vertigo or Dizziness, Bladder and Bowel Disfunction, Cognitive Impairment, Depresseion, Fatigue, Gait (difficulting in walking), Optic neuritis, Paroxsmal symtoms, Pain, Sensory Impairment, Numbness/Tingling, Sexual Dysfunction, Spasticity, Tremors, Seizures, Uhthoff's Phonomena(Heat Intolerance) and Weakness.

Your support means Canadian families who are affec by this disease do not have to face MS alone.

Your impact

Become a member of our team and spend the day with friends, family and colleagues, knowing that you are helping to end Canada’s disease.  When you donate to our fundraising efforts for the MS Team, your funds are invested into research to find the cause and cure for the disease, while providing services to Canadians with Multiple Sclerosis and their families.  You are also supporting our Prince George Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group, 10% of all the money raised by our Self Helpers Team comes right back to this group.

Thank you in advance for joing the fight to end MS.

 

 

 

 

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