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The 2014 Walk MS in Charlotte is scheduled for Saturday, May 17 at Symphony Park

Details shared by the Charlotte Observer site let readers know that the 2014 Walk MS is being held on Saturday, May 17., 2014. Anyone interested in getting involved to help raise funds and awareness about Multiple Sclerosis should make their plans to do so now.

Those wanting to participate in the 2014 Walk MS have a choice of a 1.5 mile walk or a 4 mile walk. According to details found online, the goal this year is to raise $225,000 and to date almost $92,000 has been raised.

Anyone wanting to volunteer at this event may contact Rebecca Fredericks by email using or call 704-612-2705.

Information online from one of the official sites shared the following details:

Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other - a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections.

When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 14,500 people living with MS in our community. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts.

Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall is located at 4400 Sharon Road in Charlotte, North Carolina, 28211. Participants may also register online by using this link.

To learn about fundraising ideas, please use this link. Here readers can see options for raising money or donating online.

While it is estimated that 2.3 people actually have Multiple Sclerosis, the numbers are not exact because, as with many illnesses, some who do have MS have not been diagnosed. The symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis can vary from one person to the next and can be similar enough to other illnesses that some are misdiagnosed.

More details about Multiple Sclerosis that may interest readers can be found here.

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