Newshero

RECENT NEWS

For Media Inquiries

Alisa Santiesteban, Senior Manager of Marketing & Communications
970-926-1277 / Alisa@CanDo-MS.org

Media Kit


Can Do MS Presents Professional Cyclist Tyler Hamilton in Free Community Event

May 10th, 2017

Join us on June 8 for a free community event with Tyler Hamilton in Avon, Colorado! Tyler, a former professional cyclist, New York Times best selling author, and charitable bicyclist for Can Do MS, will share his story of how culture can drive behavior, not just in sports, but in business and in life, and how values can be easily compromised as a consequence.

Continue Reading
CAN DO Program Application Opens May 9

May 2nd, 2017

We are pleased to announce the return of our four-day CAN DO Program to Denver, CO on October 4-7, 2017! The online application will open next week on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 12pm EDT.

Continue Reading
JUMPSTART® Program Coming to Sewickley, PA on June 17

April 25th, 2017

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Sewickley, PA. Sewickley is located just outside of Pittsburgh. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Continue Reading
A Life Transformed

April 6th, 2017

I spent much of my life in bed due to severe fatigue from MS. I was scared of living like this for the rest of my life. Thanks to scholarships, I had the opportunity to attend the CAN DO® Program.

Continue Reading
Register now for Orlando, FL, JUMPSTART® Program

April 5th, 2017

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is holding a free, one-day JUMPSTART® Program on Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Orlando, FL. This educational and interactive program enables people with MS and their support partners learn the knowledge, skills, and tools to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors and actively co-manage their MS.

Continue Reading
FDA Approves Genentech’s OCREVUS™ (Ocrelizumab) For Relapsing and Primary Progressive Forms of MS

March 29th, 2017

On March 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of OCREVUS™ (ocrelizumab) as the first and only medicine for both relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis. The majority of people with MS have a relapsing form or primary progressive MS at diagnosis.

Continue Reading
Celebrate #MySupportHero: Honor Your Support Hero During MS Awareness Month

March 1st, 2017

There are many unsung heroes who provide invaluable support for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). To recognize these support partners, Can Do MS is excited to work with Biogen and other MS organizations on the #MySupportHero initiative during MS Awareness Month. #MySupportHero celebrates those who play such an important role in providing people with MS help, care, laughs, and inspiration when it’s needed most.

Continue Reading
SKI for MS Returns to Squaw Valley

February 28th, 2017

Avon, Colo. (February 28, 2017) – SKI for MS (formerly Vertical Express), a day-long community skiing fundraiser benefitting people with multiple sclerosis, will hit the slopes of Squaw Valley on March 4, 2017. One of nine stops in a nationwide event series, the SKI for MS Squaw Valley event benefits Can Do MS, a national nonprofit organization that delivers health education programs for families with MS. Programs focus on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and the motivation to thrive in life.

Continue Reading
SKI for MS Vail Raises Over $45,600

February 24th, 2017

Thanks to everyone who participated and donated, SKI for MS Vail brought in $45,672 that will provide critical scholarship support for families with MS. That means that more people will be able to attend our educational health and wellness programs. Thank you!

Continue Reading
SKI for MS Loon Exceeds Goal!

February 7th, 2017

SKI for MS Loon was hands down a successful and inspiring weekend, blowing their fundraising goal out of the water and bringing in $14,065 to help families with MS thrive! Thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated, participated and fundraised! In addition to the scavenger hunt, races, and hootin’ and hollerin’ après party, the adaptive skiing program also very successful and provided a humbling reminder of the physical, emotional, and social superpowers that skiing and that Can Do MS can create, and that a positive attitude and willingness to find a "new normal" can overcome any obstacle.

Continue Reading