It’s estimated that there are around 130,000 people in the UK living with MS, plus a further million people with a close connection to MS.
Last year we told you about the new online and offline experience we were developing for our MS community in relation to our membership changes.
As you’ll most likely know, Volunteers’ Week is a national celebration of everything that's great about volunteering.
With MS Awareness Week coming up on 19 – 25 April, it’s been incredible to hear from our community about their experiences of talking about their condition with others.
This summer, we’re launching a new service we’ve developed that will provide tailored and targeted information and support to people with MS.
To ensure we recruit volunteers fairly, and apply the appropriate screening checks, we’re making some changes to our DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checking requirements.
After such a difficult year, people living with MS have never needed our support more.
In our email to you on 26 February we told you about our exciting plans for MS Awareness Week 2021.
It was over a year ago when we had to suspend all face-to-face group activity. Since then, many of our groups have done a fantastic job of successfully moving their services online.
End of life charity Marie Curie estimate that more than three million people have been bereaved since the pandemic began.