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MSA Coalition's Multiple System Atrophy Research Fund

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THE STORY:

Pam Bower wrote -

Multiple System Atrophy is a rare, life limiting neurological disease, so rare that most doctors have not even heard of it.  For those diagnosed, it is a death sentence.  There are no drugs that stop it's relentless progression. 

Over the course of 5 to 10 years, victims are robbed of their ability to walk, talk, chew, swallow and breathe, yet until the end their intellect remains intact.   Not only are their bodies assaulted, but also their dignity and sense of worth.  The stigma of having a rare disease leaves them feeling isolated from their community and even from relatives and friends who don't understand or can't cope with the reality of the disease.   Families remain in a constant state of grief as the disease eats away at their loved one.

People diagnosed with cancer are offered tools with which to fight the disease...  surgery, radiation, chemotherapy. People diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy simply have no such tools to fight with.  With your help we can change that.

The MSA Coalition has an established Multiple System Atrophy Research Fund to support finding the cause of MSA and eventually a cure. It is the MSA Coalition’s belief that with a small number of MSA patients in the U.S. and globally, a centralized MSA Research Fund is critical to pooling money so the funds can be used in the most effective way possible.  

Please help by donating today.  Thank you for your generous support.

Find out more about the MSA Coalition

Press Releases:

May 20, 2013 - Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Research Grant Program Announced

April 22, 2013 - The SDS/MSA Support Group Officially Changes Name to the Multiple System Atrophy Coalition

**As a 501(c)3 charity all donations made to the MSA Coalition and the MSA Research Fund are tax deductible for U.S. tax payers. 

 

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Pam Bower - MSA Coalition Board

Amount Raised

$4,235

 

42% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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M, Logan and Brianna Gable

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Pam Eberly

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$1,600

 

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Jodi Holley-Jones

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$238

 

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Michael Emma

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$150

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Wendy Wesley

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