Hoops Help Hayley’s Hope, Assist Fight Against MS

CHESHIRE, Conn. – On Saturday, March 14, basketball teams will put the full court press on multiple sclerosis. In the spirit of fun, and fundraising, players will go head-to-head at the second annual Petit Memorial Basketball Tournament, Dunk It!

Last year the tournament raised $10,000 and participants seized the opportunity to be hoop-shooting stars for MS.

Tyson Oliver, captain of the team winning the adult division in 2008, said Dunk It! was a lot of fun.

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UConn Band Invites Community To March To The Beat To End MS

STORRS, Conn. – On Sunday, April 19, University of Connecticut (UConn) band members will march to a different tune, performed by instruments of change. They’ll lead students, faculty and residents in the Travelers Walk MS at Storrs.

In 2008, walkers at the Storrs site raised $42,000, contributing to a statewide total of $1.23 million gathered from 12 walk sites.

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