MS Alliance of Virginia
The Mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Virginia
- Provide programs, events, activities and services for people living with MS in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding areas, including Veterans.
- Educate and empower people with MS, their care partners, friends and family. We will guide people to organizations that can assist people with their needs.
- Contribute to awareness in the community, including educational programs to young people, first responders and community organizations.
- Encourage and expand support groups to include assisted living facilities, homebound people and help others start upbeat groups in their area.
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