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Joining the movement as a Walk MS team with hundreds of thousands of people across the country is an experience like no other. Being on a team is an opportunity to share a great experience with friends, family members, co-workers or anyone with the common goal of ending MS forever. All you need are four or more people, a team name and a captain. Once you’ve done that, you’re ready to register your team for the MS Walk and start fundraising.


Moving Together: Three simple steps to starting a team

1. Recruit
Spread the word to friends, family and co-workers and encourages them to join you! MS Walk teams must consist of 4 or more people but there is no limit to the number of team members one team can have.

2. Selecting a Team Captain
As a leader, it’s up to you to remind your teammates of why they registered. Walk MS can be more than a fundraising event — it can be a joyous celebration of how far we’ve come together!

Forming a Corporate Team?  Arrange to have a staff member visit your company to promote the MS Walk and recruit participants for your team.

3. Fundraise
Fundraising comes more naturally when you make it personal. If your team is walking for someone with MS, ask them if they would be willing to tell their story. Be sure to follow that with a statement about how much progress we’ve made in treating the disease.

Don’t forget to ask everyone who sponsors you if their employer offers matching gifts!


How to Join a Team?

If you would like to join a team, please select the Team List link to the left, find the team name or team captain’s name and click on the Join Team link next to it.


Helpful Team Resources

Team Goal Setting Worksheet
Participant & Team Captain Guide
Fundraising Thermometer Poster


Team Shirts

On Point Promos, a screen-printing company based out of Westlake, OH is providing all Walk MS participants a special discount pricing for your Walk MS Team T-shirts. On Point will also donate a portion of the total proceeds back to us in addition to providing you with discounted pricing.

2014 Walk MS Team T-Shirt Orders



National MS Society - Ohio Buckeye Chapter
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Independence, OH 44131
800-344-4867 ; ohawebmaster@nmss.org

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