Chilliwack – JUNE 6 UPDATE – On Sunday May 26, communities across BC participated in the annual MS Walk to raise funds and improve the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS). In Fraser Valley, over 100 supporters came together to successfully raise more than $12,500 funds that will be used to accelerate the pace of MS research breakthroughs and provide programs and services to enhance the quality of life for those affected by MS.
“We were thrilled once again with the support we received at all of the Walks around the province including the one in Fraser Valley,” said Tania Vrionis, President, MS Society of Canada, Alberta & NWT and BC & Yukon Divisions. “This annual event is so critically important. It is not only a source of funding for accelerating research but also a time where those living with MS can see they have a community of support around them.”
ORIGINAL STORY – MAY 26 – On Sunday May 26, communities across BC will participate in the annual MS Walk to raise funds and improve the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Hundreds of people will show their support for individuals living with MS. They will walk to ensure that Canadians with MS have a better future at the annual MS Walk, starting at Vedder Park in Chilliwack.
The MS Walk is an event supported by friends, family and the community of British Columbians affected by MS and raises funds to help put an end to multiple sclerosis. Participants can choose from a variety of routes, including a wheelchair accessible route for participants using mobility aids. More information is available online at: mswalks.ca
Sunday May 26, Check-in time 11:30 am; Start time 1:00 pm
Vedder Park, 45454 Petawawa Road, Chilliwack.
Canada has one of the highest rates of MS in the world. The funds raised at the MS Walk are invested in accelerating the pace of MS breakthroughs and empowering people with MS to live their best lives.