If you know someone who has multiple sclerosis, you want to know why MS sometimes progresses quickly and severely to a stage requiring 24-hour care.
To find answers, researchers at the Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center (BNAC) have created the CASA-MS Study.
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To encourage support for this important research, The Annette Funicello Research Fund for Multiple Sclerosis and other Neurological Diseases is providing a CHALLENGE GRANT. Annette's Fund will MATCH YOUR GIFT!
Meet Annette’s 100
MS has touched the lives of the people in the CASA-MS house below. Some have already donated $1,000 or more. Others will "Give & Get" $1,000 or more by year end. Read their stories and please consider helping them reach their fundraising goals.
CLICK THE NAMES BELOW TO MEET ANNETTE'S 100 CROWDFUNDERS
Row 1 Carol Schumacher Tracie Jacquemin Anonymous #1 Linda Safran Mary Jo
Row 2 Patty & John Picco
Pets for MS Research Mitch Sturgeon Tina Pavlovec pwMS/Syracuse & Utica: Janice Toczydlowski Chussil
Row 3 Sarah Dwyer ARMS pwMS: Buffalo pwMS Pacific NW: Orna Berkowitz
Annette Funicello Fans
You can also contribute to CASA-MS by clicking on the orange Give Now button above.
Either way, you will be directed to the University at Buffalo's secure website where you can give electronically or find instructions on giving by check. All gifts will be matched by Annette's Fund.
Questions about the research, gifts of stock, or how to be one of Annette’s 100, Click Here.
Funicello $100,000 Challenge Progress
$ 31,424 Annette’s 100 Crowd-funders
$ 45,529 Others
$ 76,954 Received as of 6/30/22
$ 23,046 to be raised by 12/31/22 to meet the Challenge
CASA-MS $1,000,000 Campaign Progress
$ 447,378 Gifts and Pledges including Funicello Challenge
Larry Montani, Campaign Chair
Tracie Jacquemin Penny Pennington
Attention Canadian friends! The University at Buffalo Foundation accepts donations and issues receipts on behalf of the University at Buffalo, a charity recognized by the Canada Registry Agency.