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Our Mission

Band Against MS, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3), or not-for-profit, public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with Multiple Sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, and funding programs helping those living with the disease. Nationally acclaimed recording artist Clay Walker established BAMS in February 2003 because he wanted to help others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996.


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The Five Goals Of BAMS Include:

  1. To help provide hope for those living with MS;

  2. To educate those living with MS about the importance of working with a doctor to help manage MS;

  3. To encourage individuals living with MS to seek appropriate treatment;

  4. To fund research seeking a cure for the disease; and

  5. To fund programs providing assistance to people living with MS.

Band Against MS provides educational information and research grants to institutions searching for a cure or treatment for MS, and fund programs that help those living with the disease.

Anyone wishing to get involved with the Foundation’s goal to raise money for MS research can make a donation by clicking here or by mailing a check or money order to Band Against MS, Inc., 2409 21st Avenue South Suite 205, Nashville, TN 37212. Donations will be used to provide funding for programs that impact people living with Multiple Sclerosis, to fund research towards a cure or treatment, and/or to further our goals as stated above.

By continuing to fund research, Band Against MS gives those living with Multiple Sclerosis hope for the future. We are sincerely grateful for the individuals, groups and businesses that contribute to BAMS’ success and recognize that they are at the core of our endeavor. Additionally, we strongly encourage those with Multiple Sclerosis to seek out and maintain a physician-prescribed drug therapy.