TOP 10 TEAMS OF 2013
#1: THE CURE - S'myelin Brite
THE CURE – S’myelin Brite has raised more than $900,000 since they began walking with us in 2001. In 2013, they raised $136,305 and moved from the #3 spot in 2012 to become our #1 Fundraising Team! Led by Jennifer Schack, we think 2014 will be their year to break the $1million mark!
#2: Mutual of America
Mutual of America has been walking with us for more than 20 years! In 2013, this Walk MS Elite Team, led by rookie team captains Anne-Marie Cataldo and Maria Metaxas, raised more than $96,000! For the ninth consecutive year, this team of more than 131 members received the #1 Corporate Team Award.
J-Walkers is a Walk MS Elite Team that has been walking with us for more than 20 years! In 2012, they raised $1 million! Led by the Popper family – Jackie, Adam, Hannah, Max - in 2013, they received the #3 Fundraising Team Award!
#4: Wednesday Warriors
Wednesday Warriors is a Walk MS Elite Team led by Carolyn Protass. They met more than 15 years ago at a support group for the newly diagnosed and together they embody what Walk MS is all about: community, friendship and fundraising. Formed only six years ago, they have raised nearly $350,000 toward a world free of MS.
#5: Hot Flashes
Hot Flashes, led by Alan Legatt, have been participating in Walk MS since 2000. With walk teams in New York City, Westchester and Rockland counties, this Walk MS Elite Team is helping us create a world free of MS.
#6: Morgante's Multiple Successes
Morgante's Multiple Successes is a Walk MS Elite Team. Led by chapter members Theresa LaRocca, Greg Bennetts, and Ann Marie Johnson, they have raised more than $300,000 in their more than 20 year history with Walk MS.
#7: SayHey 2013
SayHey 2013, led by Scott Richer, has participated in Walk MS since 2008. In 2013, this 47-member team was our #2 Westchester Team and our #7 Fundraising Team. They are definitely a force to be reckoned with!
#8: Mount Sinai CGD MS Team
Mount Sinai CGD MS Team, led by Aliza Ben-Zacharia and Tova Epstein, began participating in Walk MS in 2002. They have been named a Walk MS Elite Team and in 2013, with 74 members, raised more than $35,000!
#9: Andrea’s A+ Team
Andrea’s A+ Team is led by MS Champion Andrea Glenn. In 2013, this Walk MS Super Team had 26 members and raised more than $33,000 making them our #3 Westchester team and our #9 Overall Fundraising Team.
#10: Team Hartzler
Team Hartzler, led by Adam Hartzler, debuted in 2013. This 27-member team raised $29,000 and was named a Walk MS Supper Team and Rookie Team of the Year. We are very pleased to have them as part of the Walk MS family!