Membership Benefits

 

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Membership with the National MPS Society provides the following benefits:

  • Complimentary first year dues for newly diagnosed families
  • New member welcome package, including educational materials, publications and resource guides
  • Numerous publications and educational materials, including quarterly Courage magazine
  • Access to online membership directory
  • Access to members only section of website and electronic publications
  • Access to Courage Pages- a fundraising webpage for your family
  • Eligibility for financial assistance grants and scholarships, such as:
    • Durable medical goods
    • Conference travel scholarships
    • Continuing educational scholarships
    • Membership Assistance Program
    • Medical Travel Assistance Program
    • Extraordinary Experience Program
  • Regional social event funding up to $750 provided to event host
  • Complimentary conference registration fees for individuals with MPS or related diseases
  • Discounted conference registration fees and venue tickets
  • Networking opportunities with researchers, physicians, families, board of directors and staff at the annual family conference
  • Interactive website for one stop access to all committees, education materials, events and research – www.mpssociety.org
  • Bereavement programs, including Angels Among Us memorial publication, biannual Celebrating Your Child’s Life Experience conference and the White Rose program
  • Volunteer opportunities with board committee projects
  • State and federal legislative advocacy opportunities with Policy with Partners, PwP
  • Assistance with fundraising efforts from the development director and fundraising committee, including access to tailored fundraising materials
  • Voting privileges for the annual board of directors election