**Update** $1,6728.17 was raised at the Kenora location on Burgers to Beat MS day!
It's Burgers to beat MS day today!
All around Canada, A&W's from across the nation participate in this awesome event. A&W donates $2 from every Teen Burger sold through out the day and this isn't the first time they have done it, A&W has celebrated Burgers to Beat MS day for the past nine years making this the tenth annual event! In the past nie years, A&W has raised more than 11 million dollars to help people with MS.
MS or multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that affects 1 in every 385 Canadians. Canada has one of the highest rates of MS and women are 3x more likely to get the disease.
Kenora has raised over $72,000.00 in the last nine years and have been top five in fundraising for three of the last five! This year, Kenora alone is looking to raise $18,000. At A&W in Kenora and Dryden, sign up for the 3rd Annual MS Walk this Sunday! Both walks will go 10:00am on Sunday, August 19!
Here are some pictures from today's activities. It was a lot of fun! we had Q-Crew members in both Kenora and Dryden!
If you would like to learn more about MS, click this - MS Society of Canada
~ Sydney McInnis