Cruisin’ to End MS

Local A&W is hoping to raise $2,500 this year to help the cause

Some of the donations for 'Cruisin' to End MS' at the Cloverdale A&W location (17830 Highway 10). As of Aug. 18

The A&W in Cloverdale (17830 56 Ave.) is hoping to raise $2,500  for “Cruisin’ to End MS” by Aug. 27.

As of Aug. 18, the local fast food restaurant had raised $291.

People can purchase paper cut-outs for $1, $2 or $5 that they can write their names on. 100 per cent of the money raised from the cut-outs will go toward funding for research for multiple sclerosis.

On Aug. 27, $1 from every Teen Burger sold will go to help end MS is Canada.

Since 2008, A&W employees and customers have raised and donated more than $6.5 million in the fight to end MS.

About 100,000 Canadians live with MS and is most often diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40. Women are affected three times more than men.

MS affects vision, hearing, memory, balance and mobility.