Burgers to Beat MS This Evening
Prince George, B.C. – Once again, the A&Ws in Prince George will be raising money to to fight Multiple Sclerosis.
The annual “Burgers to Beat MS” campaign will see all A&W outlets across the country raising funds. $2 dollars from every teen burger sold will go to the cause, and patrons also have the option of making a donation when they pay their bill by purchasing a paper cutout for $1, $2 or $5 dollars, by placing money in ‘in store’ donation mugs, or by donating online at BurgersToBeatMS.ca.
At the Westgate location in Prince George, an added bonus, as the Cruisin Classics Car Club will be on hand to show off some of the finest vintage vehicles in the community.
One in every 340 Canadians has MS, and dollars raised through the campaign are used to fund research, programs and support for those living with MS.
Over the past 8 years, the A&W campaign, has raised more than $9 million dollars for the cause.
This year, Canadian Women’s Soccer team captain Christine Sinclair is supporting the campaign as this is a matter that is close to her heart. Sinclair’s mother has MS.
“I’m excited to be a part of this campaign,” says Sinclair. “I’ve always wanted to do something to make a difference for people, like my mom, who are living with MS, and I feel like this is a great start.”