Free Throws for MS this Saturday at SJCC | Community briefs

Islander David Schiller will hold his fourth annual fundraiser for multiple sclerosis awareness.

This Saturday, Islander David Schiller will hold his fourth annual Free Throws for MS fundraiser, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Stroum Jewish Community Center.

Schiller will make 1,000 free throws to raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis. He started the event after his brother, Mike, and their father were diagnosed with MS. Last year, he raised over $4,000. This year, the goal is to hit over $5,000. To date, Schiller estimates he’s raised close to $15,000.

There will be games and prizes. And this year, Mike, who plays on a wheelchair basketball team, will join in and make 50 free throws of his own.

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