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The Golden Circle The Golden Circle 2008 Cause/Care/Cure Challenge
Maximize the power of your gift to help end MS now!

The Power family's Kenrose Kitchen Table Foundation and Steve and Caroline Kaufer’s family have established the 2008 Cause/Care/Cure Challenge. Help the Chapter raise $700,000 by December 31st, and these families will contribute an additional $300,000 to ensure we raise a minimum of $1,000,000!

Every gift regardless of restriction or giving level will count toward the Challenge. To make a year-end gift, please click here. For more information, please call Elicia Lopez, Sr. Development Manager at 310.479.4456.
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Promise 2010 Promise 2010
To encourage innovative research into highly promising areas and to improve MS patient care, the National MS Society launched the Promise 2010 Campaign. Our Chapter has pledged to raise $3 million to fund four targeted areas that hold great potential in the fight against MS, but which have so far been under-explored. Learn about this exciting new campaign.

Tribute Cards New Tribute & Memorial Cards
The Chapter is proud to introduce a new line of vibrant Tribute & Memorial cards featuring the abstract skyscapes of Santa Monica artist, Sylvia Moss. Preview Sylvia's artwork here.
Click here to honor someone special with a Tribute or Memorial.



1946 Campaign Join the 1946 Society
For less than $20 per month—that’s just one cup of coffee each week—you can help us move closer toward a world free of MS. Click here to join the 1946 Society.


Supporting Scholars
Dollars for Scholars This year the Chapter awarded scholarships to 17 college-bound students who have MS or a parents with MS. Click here to learn more about the Scholarship Program. Please consider a contribution of $1,000 - $3,000 designated to the Chapter’s Scholarship Program to help someone reach their potential.

Special Offers
Grocery club rewards, Family Portraits, and much more! Check out the companies that offer special discounts to friends of the National MS Society and/or donate a portion of their sales to our Chapter. Click here to see specials.
Needle Disposal New Needle Disposal Law
Beginning September 1st, California state law makes it illegal to dispose of sharps waste in the trash or recycling containers. Learn what you or your loved one can do to prepare for the new regulations.



IM Joining the MovementDO U IM?
Every time you have an IM conversation using Windows Live™ Messenger, Microsoft will donate a portion of its advertising revenue to National MS Society. Visit im.live.com to join now.

My MS My Way My MS My Way
Your guide to using technology to help improve the way you live with MS. Visit My MS My Way


Pennies for Your Searches
GoodSearchRaising money to fight MS is just a mouse click away! Use GoodSearch.com like any other search engine (they've partnered with a leading search engine, Yahoo, to ensure the best results), and each time you do, money is generated for the Southern California Chapter. Get started!

The Southern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society works tirelessly to improve the quality of life for the more than 101,500 people touched by MS in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Kern, Inyo, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Fresno, Kings, Madera and Tulare counties. The National MS Society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS.
 
 
 
 
Bike MS
Bike MS Southern California Thank you cyclists, volunteers and sponsors! Help Bike MS 2008 reach the $1 Million mark.
Challenge Walk MS
Challenge Walk MS What a weekend! Check out the photos and slideshows or make a donation to support a walker or crew member.
Health Care Reform
The Society has adopted new National Health Care Reform Principles to help shape the policies that impact the MS community. We will work strategically to make these issues national priorities in the 2008 election and in the next administration. Click here to download the National Health Care Refrom Principles.
MS Workplace
A collaboration between Biogen Idec, Elan, Monster, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society that provides MS-specific career resources. Visit msworkplace.com today.
Caring for the Caregiver
Connecting with other caregivers can provide support and hope. Visit our new blog written by an MS caregiver at
mscaregiverblog.com.
MS Trial Alert
Women with MS have fewer attacks during the last half of pregnancy. Can estriol, a hormone that rises significantly during pregnancy, alleviate the need for injections for women with MS? Clinical Trial of Estriol Recruiting Women with MS to Participate.
Why You Should Get On and Stay On MS Drug Therapy
MS Drug TherapyScientific evidence shows that these therapies have the ability to decrease the number of attacks a person with relapsing MS would expect to have over time. As a result, these medications are thought to slow down the development of MS disability. Learn More
Electronic Newsletters
Read our newsletters online. And keep up to date with the latest Chapter news by subscribing to the MS E-Connection! Click here to subscribe to receive periodic emails with all the latest chapter updates.
Pillars of Society (Estate Gifts and Recognition)
Create your legacy and be recognized in the fight against MS by remembering the Society in your will or trust. Life income plans, such as charitable gift annuities, are available. Click here for more information.