Walk MS Berkshires will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Taconic High School, 96 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201.
The walking route, which is wheelchair accessible, is approximately 4 miles long. The walk will be held rain or shine.
Dogs and children are welcome- both must be accompanied by an adult.
Register at nationalmssociety.org. Participants can register as either individuals or form teams.
There is no entry fee for the Walk, but participants are asked to fundraise in advance of the event. Organizers estimate the cost of putting on the event to be about $25 per person. The average donation raised is about $250 per person.
Participants can earn a variety of cool merchandise by achieving various levels of fundraising. $100 raised, for example, will earn the participant an event T shirt. Higher fundraising levels yield higher valued merchandise.
Walk day schedule:
Bagels and coffee before the event.
9:00 am Registration
10:00 am Walk begins
Proceeds from Walk MS benefit the National MS Society in their work to fund research to cure MS and to provide services that help people with MS live their best lives.
Walk MS Berkshires hopes to raise $16,500 this year. Last year’s event attracted 62 participants.
Walk MS is the 12th largest fundraising event in the country. Nationally, the organization raises $45 million per year from 400 walk events involving over 300,000 people.
To learn more, visit nationalmssociety.org, email email@example.com or call (855) 372-1331.
Thanks to the Walk MS national sponsors:
Biogen Genentech Novartis
And the Walk MS Berkshires local sponsors:
EMD Serono, USA Ab Vie Berni&Phyl’s Furniture