I Can Make a Difference

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to create a world free of MS
Ms. Melanie Knoepke
8 percent of goal achieved.
Goal: $2,500.00
Achieved: $200.00

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Moving toward a cure

The symptoms of MS are different, and devastating, for everyone - the only certainty is that it will affect yet another person every hour of every day. Today, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, and with diagnosis occurring most frequently between the ages of 20 and 50, many individuals face a lifetime filled with unpredictability.

Why I Walk So Far

I've registered for the Wisconsin Challenge Walk MS because my friend, Amanda, just recently found out she will have to live the rest of her life with MS. She is only in her 20's and has 3 young boys, which means she already had enough to keep her busy. I know that I can not cure her disease, but I sure as heck can raise money so that maybe someday some one else can.

Why You Should Sponsor Me

This event is a challenge, but I know the challenge I face walking 50-miles can not compare to the challenges of someone with MS. With commitment to this cause, we can all be part of a historic undertaking. The funds raised from the Challenge Walk MS will not only support research for a cure, but also provide programs which address the needs of hundreds of thousands of people living with MS right now. Because we choose to walk for those who sometimes can't. Because we choose to donate to the Challenge Walk MS, we are getting ever closer to the hour when no one will have to hear the words, "You have MS."

 

My friend Amanda, my reason for walking.
My friend Amanda, my reason for walking.

 


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