307, 2012

FunFest 2012 a Huge Success!

July 3rd, 2012|

The 2012 ziMS Funfest was held on May 5-6, 2012 in Washington, D.C. and included a Washington Nationals ballgame, a bike ride and a walk. The weekend started with a Nationals game against the Phillies, which the Nationals won just for those attending from the ziMS Foundation! After the game, [...]

1906, 2012

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman raises MS awareness

June 19th, 2012|

Last Thursday provided a rare home off-day for the first-place Washington Nationals. But Ryan Zimmerman, the team's All-Star third baseman, still spent his night at the ballpark. Zimmerman had important business at his third annual "Night at the Park" fund-raiser at Nationals Park to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis -- the chronic disease which has crippled his mother, Cheryl, since her diagnosis in 1995.

2401, 2012

ziMS Foundation has a new sponsor!

January 24th, 2012|

Scott Allen with Courthouse Imports in Virginia Beach is a proud sponsor of the ziMS Foundation. [separator top="40" style="shadow"] [separator top="40" style="shadow"] [separator top="40" style="shadow"] [separator top="40" style="shadow"]

2709, 2011

New Useful MS App

September 27th, 2011|

[image title="My MS Manager" size="medium" align="right" icon="link" link="" linkTarget="_blank" width="125" height="385" quality="100"][/image]I came across these really neat app that was developed specifically for people living with MS and their families! Hope it's of help or interest to you and yours! Click the link to view the app: My MS Manager

609, 2011

29 New Multiple Sclerosis Genes Identified

September 6th, 2011|

Link to Main Article: Nancy Davis Foundation The largest genetic study of Multiple Sclerosis has revealed 29 new genetic variants associated with MS, and confirmed 23 others previously associated with the disease, verifying a major role for the immune system in the development of MS. It is the largest-ever study [...]

707, 2011

Zimmerman hosts ‘A Night at the Park’ Nats star held auction to raise money for MS

July 7th, 2011|

Article By Bill Ladson / | 06/30/11 11:51 PM ET Main article taken from WASHINGTON -- The second annual "A Night at the Park" was held Thursday night at Nationals Park. The event was hosted by Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. The event helped raise money to [...]

707, 2011

Nationals Ryan Zimmerman Hosts Event at Nationals Park For Multiple Sclerosis Research

July 7th, 2011|

Lindsay Murphy VIDEO STORY BY LINDSAY MURPHY/myfoxdc Nationals Ryan Zimmerman Hosts Event at Nationals Park For Multiple Sclerosis Research: WASHINGTON - The Nationals were off on Thursday, but they return home Friday for the start of an 11-game homestand. But there was some action at Nationals Park and [...]

1702, 2011

Cheryl Zimmerman and Her Family

February 17th, 2011|

The Zimmerman family (Cheryl, Keith, Ryan and Shawn) would like to tell you how their lives have been affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) over the past 24 years. Cheryl’s perspective: The year is 1985 before the symptoms of MS began. I was leading what most would consider a normal life for a newly married, young, working mother. A typical day for me included: getting up, taking a shower, dressing, brushing my teeth, getting a one-year old ready, fixing and eating breakfast, driving to day care and then on to a full day with my first grade class. A year later in 1986 my body started to change. It started with a tingling in the little finger on my left hand. This tingling eventually progressed to the entire left side of my body. During this year I went to many doctors and had numerous tests preformed. The tingling would at times get worse or go away completely. The doctors and my family were baffled!

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