The schools project officer for Action MS visited Lurgan Model Primary School recently for a special awards presentation to thank the pupils for their efforts on their recent Walk for MS.
166 pupils joined the Walk for MS team at Lurgan Park on November 15 and altogether they raised a total of £586.07 in aid of Action MS, Northern Ireland’s Multiple Sclerosis charity.
Angela Hampton,, the schools project officer, praised the dedication of the Model pupils.
She said, “Thanks to the generosity, dedication and support of schools Lurgan Model Primary School, the Walks for MS are at the core of Action MS fundraising. Action MS supports people living with multiple sclerosis, their families and carers in Northern Ireland. Lurgan Model Primary School really enjoyed their morning’s walk and we are very grateful for their generous support.
“The Walks for MS first started over 30 years ago and have directly helped Action MS develop its support from a listening ear service to include support for children and families living with multiple sclerosis, support for young people, free legal advice and Digital Inclusion.”
Northern Ireland has the second highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world, second only to Scotland. Action MS works all across Northern Ireland to support people living with multiple sclerosis, their families and carers.
Action MS invites anyone who is living with MS, their families or carers to contact Ann Walker who would be delighted to help, call (028) 907 907 07 or visit the Action MS website www.actionms.co.uk for more information.