McLean, VA, USA, July 14, 2020. MCI USA’s Association Solutions division is pleased to welcome the Multiple System Atrophy Coalition as a new full-service association management client. Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder that can cause a multitude of symptoms in any combination including impairments to balance, difficulty with movement, poor coordination, bladder dysfunction, sleep disturbances and poor blood pressure control. The MSA Coalition is a charitable organization devoted to improving the quality of life and building hope for people affected by MSA through funding research, providing education, and fostering community and emotional support.
“This is a pivotal moment in the MSA Coalition’s history. We’ve been a volunteer-led organization for 30 years, and we are excited to take our programs and initiatives to the next level with the professional support of MCI USA,” said Cyndi Roemer, Chair, Board of Directors, The MSA Coalition. “The MSA Coalition’s new partnership with MCI USA will enable us to enhance our activities around the four pillars of our mission: credible and relevant education, trusted emotional support, building a unified MSA community, and funding patient-centric research that is so important to finding a treatment and ultimately a cure for MSA.”
The MSA Coalition is dedicated to improving the quality of life, building hope, and creating a community for people affected by MSA, providing patients and caregivers with trusted and compassionate emotional support. The Coalitionalso offerscredible education resources to patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Through its fundraising programs, the MSA Coalition funds patient-centric collaborative research aimed at alleviating symptoms, slowing disease progression, and discovering a cure.
“MCI USA is proud to welcome the MSA Coalition as a strategic partner,” said Erin M. Fuller, FASAE, CAE, President, Association Solutions, MCI USA. “We look forward to collaborating with the MSA Coalition Board and community to improve the lives of people impacted by this terrible disease through support, education, research, and advocacy.”
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