March 27, 2023
Can't afford the UnderCool Cooling Vest?
Many national, international, and local organizations have programs that might help if you qualify.
National MS Society 1-800-344-4867
Their Cooling Program is open year-round. Call the National MS Society and ask to speak to an MS Navigator. Tell them you need financial assistance for a ThermApparel Cooling Vest. If you qualify they will be able to help.
MS Navigator brochure
MS Foundation 888-673-6287
Their Cooling Program is open from February 1 - June 1 every year. Fill out their online form for financial assistance for a ThermApparel Cooling vest. If you qualify they will be able to help.
Grants and Programs
Veterans Administration Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence
If you are a Veteran you may qualify for assistance with a cooling vest and other support.
AMERICA REGIONAL MS COOLING PROGRAMS
MS Society of Canada Quality of Life Equipment Program 1-844-859-6789
The Quality of Life Equipment Grants are designed to provide financial assistance to those requiring support with the purchase of mobility equipment, and safety devices.
Quality of Life Health Care Professional Assessment Form
Can Do MS - Everyone living with MS has the power to live full lives
Can Do MS is a national nonprofit organization that delivers health and wellness education programs on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and motivation to help families living with MS thrive.
Each month, a variety of live programs are offered to help people living with MS and their support partners build connections, learn from healthcare professionals, and address their own unique challenges. All programs are free of charge for individuals living with MS and their support partners.
The MSing Link - Helping people gain control over their life with MS.
Physical Therapist & Multiple Sclerosis Specialist, Dr. Gretchen's passion is helping people with MS worldwide gain strength, mobility, and independence. She is able to do this by offering knowledge and expertise through her online MS wellness program, The MSing Link. The MSing Link helps people with Multiple Sclerosis create goals to improve their mobility, energy, and motivation with MS-specific exercises and symptom management strategies to help gain control over their life with MS.
MS Fitness Challenge - Conquering MS with Fitness through Exercise, Nutrition, and Mindset
It is the mission of the MS Fitness Challenge to provide guidance and support to people with MS and fitness professionals worldwide in an effort to educate and train them in the benefits of exercise, nutrition, and mindset in winning the battle against Multiple Sclerosis.
ActiveMSers - Cultivate your best life with MS
Founded in Albuquerque, NM, by Dave Bexfield in 2006, ActiveMSers provides motivation and inspiration to those with multiple sclerosis to stay as active as possible—physically, intellectually, and socially—regardless of challenges. Today it is the largest and longest-running personal MS website on the internet and has aided hundreds of thousands affected by the disease and other chronic illnesses in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Dave has judged, tested, and reviewed over 20 cooling vests in 13 objective and subjective categories, ranging from cooling endurance and weight to concealability and comfort and we are proud to say that the ThermApparel UnderCool is one of Dave's Top Performers and ActiveMSers Recommendations.
FUMS - Information. Inspiration. Motivation. Living Your Best Life with MS
FUMS's mission is to provide education, inspiration, and motivation to everyone dealing with Multiple Sclerosis. It's run by Kathy, an amazing hilarious person and a big fan of ours. She goes about it by blogging about her own experiences, interviewing “experts” and other patients on her podcast, and “finding the funny” in all of it! Oh – and she does it all with a smart-ass attitude.
Race 2 Erase MS
Race to Erase MS is dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of Multiple Sclerosis. Funding research is the core focus of the Foundation and all funds raised support our Center Without Walls program, a selected network of the nation’s top MS research centers.
OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Apply for an installment plan with PayPal Credit at checkout for your ThermApparel Cooling Vest. If approved you could have up to 6 months to pay for your ThermApparel Cooling Vest interest-free!
Apply for an installment plan with Aaffirm at checkout for your ThermApparel Cooling Vest. If approved your rate will be 0–30% APR based on credit and is subject to an eligibility check. Payment options through Affirm are provided by these lending partners: affirm.com/lenders. Options depend on your purchase amount, and a down payment may be required. Make sure to read and understand Affirm's terms and conditions!
Please note ThermApparel can not guarantee the accuracy or your ability to qualify for any of the programs. ThermApparel does not monitor, substantiate or endorse the information offered on these sites.
It is recommended that you review any information you get from searching on the Internet with your healthcare professional who is your primary resource to meet your individual medical needs.
ThermApparel participates in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month every March and is committed to helping people living with MS.
Our lightweight and discrete cooling vest, The UnderCool, the first cooling vest to be worn under your clothes and fight MS fatigue, was developed with direct input from our local chapter of the MS Society, The Upstate NY Chapter.