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MS Walk raises $30K and counting in New Tecumseth

May 10, 2019   ·   0 Comments

By Wendy Gabrek

The annual New Tecumseth Mandarin MS Walk took place from Banting Memorial High School on Sunday, May 5.

At press time, 93 per cent of the $33,000 (or $30,727.30) had been raised by 131 walkers on 13 teams.

Funds raised at this years MS Walk will be invested in accelerating the pace of MS breakthroughs and empower people with MS to live their best lives.

The family friendly event included team activities, award ceremonies, a silent auction, kids colouring station, and stories from people living with MS.

Multiple sclerosis can strike anyone at any moment, and Canadians have one of the highest rates of MS in the world.

2019 Top Individual Fund Raisers

1. Sara LoGrasso ($4,534)

2. Doreen Small ($3,845)

3. Kate Svoboda ($2,600)

4. Anne Ritchie ($1,100)

5. Alysia Daley ($1,000)

6. Kim McCormack ($865)

7. Vikki Kirkpatrick ($770)

8. Elgin Armstrong ($625)

9. Michael Lograsso ($620)

10. Liz Parkinson ($560)

Top Team Fund Raisers

1. Find a cure ($7,892)

2. Liz’s Crusaders for a Cure ($6,400)

3. Saras Soldiers ($5,499)

4. Ann’s Clan ($4,085)

5. Daley Girls ($2,145)

6. Elginators ($1,765)

7. Team Sarah ($1,200)

8. Kim’s Hope For a Cure ($1,085)

9. The A Team ($391.30)

10. Sluys Family ($100)

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