Five things you can do to mark World MS Day:
Write a letter for our ‘Letters To My Newly Diagnosed Self’ publication. If you were asked to write a letter to yourself today, to be read on the day you were first diagnosed, what would you say? Would you tell yourself to slow down and take stock? Or advise yourself to dive head first into living?
Find out about events in your local area. Meet people, talk about living with MS, share stories and laugh.
In your local community spread the word about World MS Day. Put posters up in your local shops, do an interview with the local paper, post something about it on your Facebook page or email your friends, families and work colleagues
Write to your local TD about Gilenya and Tysabri, two drugs that people with MS cannot access as the HSE is not funding them properly
Support services in your local area by organising a collection, running your own event or by taking part in our McVitie’s Digestive Tea Party. Organise a get together in your home, community or workplace and use some of the yummy recipes from our ambassador Clodagh McKenna