I can’t believe it’s already August. I hope everyone has been enjoying the warm weather of late and that you’re all doing well! It seems like I send out my letter later each year but, fear not, I will be lacing up my sneakers and heading down to the Cape this September.
This year’s MS Challenge Walk begins on Friday, September 6 and will mark my 17th year participating. My mission remains as always -- as long as MS negatively impacts my sister, I will continue to do whatever I can to help fight back against it. I look forward to joining forces with friends and fellow walkers next month, raising awareness of MS as well as raising the much-needed funds to get us closer to one day finding a cure.
Anne wanted me to be sure to stress to all of you how much this event means to her and how very much she appreciates your incredible generosity. She has benefited greatly from the National MS Society’s programs over the years and knows how important they are in not only helping her but everyone else who battles this terrible disease.
Multiple Sclerosis is a frightening disease that affects the central nervous system. The symptoms may be mild (such as numbness in the limbs) or severe enough to cause blindness or paralysis. The severity and specifics of the symptoms of MS can’t yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are giving hope to all affected by the disease.
Your donations to the National MS Society are the key to these exciting treatments. We hope that you decide to persist in the fight with us and be that beacon of hope for all who battle this disease. No donation is too small!
As in the past, there are two ways you can donate.
The fastest and most convenient way would be to visit my fundraising page at:
You can also mail me a check, making it out to The National MS Society.
My address is: Paul Keohane
2 Jillian Rose Dr
Oxford, MA 01540
Thank you all so very much for your continued support!!