A 5-mile walk to help raise funds for the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society takes place Saturday, April 12.

The walk, which also offers a 1-mile option, begins at Camden-Rockport Middle School, located at 34 Knowlton St. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the walk starts at 10 a.m.

There are rest stops along the way, supplied with snacks, beverages, and restrooms.

Funds raised by Walk MS participants give hope to the 1 in 400 people who live with MS in the community, according to the National MS Society website. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research.

All walkers 12 years of age and older are asked to raise a minimum of $25. For more information, contact Casey Cote at 1-800-344-4867 or send an email to casey.cote@nmss.org.