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We're taking a step towards a world free of MS.

Help the MITZVAH SQUAD in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis!

The number of people living with multiple sclerosis increases every hour of every day. This astonishing rate is not going to slow down, let alone stop, until we've found a cure. Research has made some incredible advances recently, but the world can still only offer disease management drugs and therapies to the 400,000 people living with MS in America. There is no cure (yet), no reversal of disability, no repair of damage done, and despite sensationalistic headlines, no silver bullet on the horizon. We now have drugs that help sufferers deal with the myriad of potential symptoms, and slow MS’s assault on vitality and strength.

The Mitzvah Squad has begun our twenty-first year as a team for Walk MS because the National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research than any other private organization. In addition to supporting studies which hope to reveal the cause and course of the disease, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society also provides much needed education, programs and services to everyone who is affected by MS–including the diagnosed, their friends and families, and the healthcare professionals who work with them.

Here’s how you can help:

  • Please JOIN our team and walk with us on Sunday April 24, 2022. This year we will be walking at 9:00 at the Clipper Pavilion at the Orange Reservoir in West Orange, NJ IN PERSON!

  • Mitzvah Squad—Walk MS Team is the name of our team page on Facebook. Please “like” our page to keep up with the latest team news.

  • Please donate online by using the link below or send a check to sponsor me. If you prefer to mail a check, please make payable to NMSS and send it to me. 


  1. Again this year my brother-in-law Larry Cohen has offered to match dollar-for-dollar every pledge that our team receives. For every dollar pledged by our team’s sponsors TWO DOLLARS will go to work to find a cure and improve treatment for MS. 

  2. MAS Designs is offering beautiful orange silk and gold chain bracelets for $25 with the net proceeds going to NMSS on behalf of our team. Use this link to purchase bracelets. 

  1. All donors of $50 or more by June 30, 2022 will be entered in a raffle for a piece of jewelry by MAS Designs. 


  1. Watercolor artist Dan Kabakoff has offered a unique piece of artwork to any donor to our team of $100 or more. Contact Laura if you would like a piece of artwork. The link to the available pieces is on our Mitzvah Squad Facebook page and here:


  • Thank you from the National MS Society.

  • Thank you from the hundreds of researchers funded by the MS Society.

  • Thank you from the thousands of doctors treating MS patients.

  • Thank you from the hundreds of thousands of people with MS.

  • My deepest thank you on behalf of my dear ones who battle MS.

Your support of this cause that is so important to us has allowed us to raise over one million dollars over the past 20 years. Join me as we begin to raise our second million.

Thank you!

Laura Cohen




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