3.30.2014 One Week till Walk MS!

We have some exciting news to share…With our efforts thus far, once again Team Stanton has been awarded a tent at the Team Tailgate Area!!!  Walkers or any supports please be at RestonTownCenter by the Pavilion and fountain at 8 am.  Look for our banner and bubbles (one of our trademarks) and you will find us with ease on April 6th.

If you are considering walking with us Click Here and hit the “Join our Team” button under the team photo (or go to www.teamstanton.org) to officially sign up with our team!!!  The current forecast for next Sunday is partly sunny and in the 60’s!

Our 2014 fundraising update:  As of today, we are 87% of the way to our goal!!! Specifically, we need $1,265 more to reach our $10,000 goal!!! This is awesome, but we aren’t there yet.  With only a week to go – we know we can do this.  And with your contribution, you can help to get us to our goal and MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST MS!!!

Now is your chance to make a difference – CLICK HERE!!  And remember, EVERY contribution counts toward finding a cure and keeping Dave and everyone else with MS on the move.  Every step and every connection counts.

We are extremely proud of what Team Stanton has accomplished over the past 5 years.  And we sincerely realize that we could not have made this difference alone.  For all of those who have been with us every step of the way, you have made this possible.  Your continued support of the National MS Society in funding the research to conquer MS is truly appreciated.

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With you behind us, Team StantonROCKS!!! Thank you again for all of the love and support.  We’re fighting AND making a difference every day.

Thank you again for your continued support.

3.9.2014 March is MS Awareness Month!

 To start off, what is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (also known as MS), is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, i.e. the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. With MS the central nervous system (CNS) is attacked by the person’s own immune system.  MS is also known as an auto-immune disease.
 Now that you are aware of what MS is, help us an end MS!!  Just click on the following link.  https://secure3.convio.net/nmss/site/Donation2?idb=2100061155&df_id=45132&FR_ID=22577&45132.donation=form1&PROXY_ID=7604702&PROXY_TYPE=20
 Are you following us on our social media sites?
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TeamStanton.vs.MS
Twitter: Stanton_Team
Instagram: Team_Stanton
Any questions about signing up to walk or making a donation, please contact me at susanstanton01@gmail.com.  Don’t like making donations online…no problem, just make the check out to The National MS Society and contact me. 
Thank you again for all your continued support.
2.19.2014 It’s Team Registration Week and we have been given different challenges each day.Today’s challenge is “Give me 4”

$4 – Please consider donating $4 or more dollars, or the cost of a latte to my fundraising efforts.  But I’m sure you could do more than $4, round up to $5, 10, 25 or 50.  Every donation makes a difference and gets us closer to stopping MS.

4 minutes – Please visit our fundraising page (I promise it won’t even take 4 minutes)

4 friends – We want YOU to join Team Stanton or consider making a donation to our fundraising efforts.  Please come walk with us!!!  As always we have some fun things planned for the walk!  We want more than 4, come on you know you want to come walk with us.

4 groups – Reaching out to groups and ask them to join our team or make a donation.

Plus anyone that signs up to walk or makes a donations (besides receiving a thank you note), will get shouts outs on our social media sites.

Any questions about signing up to walk or making a donation, please contact me at susanstanton01@gmail.com.  Don’t like making donations online…no problem, just make the check out to The National MS Society and contact me.

Thank you again for all your continued support.

 1.27.2014  Five Years…

Whether this is your first email from Team Stanton or one of many from past years…thank you for being part of our effort.  As always, we welcome you on our journey of making a difference.It’s hard to believe we are entering our 5th year participating in Walk MS with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
It seems like just a short time ago when I sat in the doctor’s office with Dave and learned of his diagnosis.  What an unbelievably heart wrenching moment that was…Dave has being doing well this past year. No substantive relapses – which is extremely good news. He is reluctantly continuing with daily injectionsand is looking to make a switch to an oral medication in late spring.  The new treatment was only recently released into the market but has received strong support thus far.  To ask someone who has an inherent fear of needles to endure daily injections for so many years issincerely a test of will.  The introduction of an oral medication and allowing him to continue treatment is truly evidence of the success of our efforts.
And this is what we are all about…raising funds for research, raising awareness and one day-theend of Multiple Sclerosis. But our success resides with you. Please click on the link below to make your contribution today.We will be walking in Reston on Sunday, April 6th, and we welcome everyone to come out and join us.  It’s only a few short hours to show your support.
Go to www.teamstanton.org to follow the links to sign up to walk, make a donation and see all of the wonderful things that Team Stanton has been involved in over the years.Thank you again for all your continued support.

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