Team Jayne Formed for Walk MS to Help Beat Multiple Sclerosis
Jayne Falk determined to participate while continuing her fight against disease
COLUMBIA, SC, April 4, 2013 — Tom Falk, the Executive Director of Assisting Hands® Home Care of the Midlands, today announced a call for support for Team Jayne in the April 13, 2013 “Walk MS” in West Columbia. The team was formed to honor Falk’s wife, Jayne Falk who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1989. Despite entering the secondary progressive stage of MS in 2005 and her need for a wheel chair, Jayne is determined to take part in Walk MS. This will be her third year to participate since moving to Columbia from Louisiana.
The goal of Team Jayne is the recruitment of 50 walkers to raise $2,500 and awareness to help the National MS Society fund research, advocate for change, and help people with MS.
“Joining our team means you support critical funds to support local programs and cutting-edge research,” says Tom Falk. “Every step counts. Every dollar helps. Every connection matters. We believe in this cause, and we are asking for your support.”
Those who would like to participate by walking and/or donating can register to join “Team Jayne” through a link on our Facebook page – www.facebook.com/assistinghandsmidlands Registrations will be accepted through April 12, 2013.
Monetary donations can be dropped off at the Assisting Hands® Home Care office at 3955 Southeastern Way, Suite 1B, West Columbia, SC 29169 or you can bring donations to the event the day of to the walk.
Registration for Walk MS starts at 8am on April 13, 2013 at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater with walks ranging from 1-3 miles starting at 9am.
About Assisting Hands® Home Care of the Midlands
Assisting Hands® Home Care of the Midlands is a locally owned franchise in-home care agency that offers non-medical assistance and transportation services for their clients in the Greater Columbia, SC region. Located in West Columbia, SC, Assisting Hands® is a proud member of both the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and the West Metro Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call (803) 661-7557 or log on to their website at www.assistinghands.com/midlands