On Thursday, ‘Cruisin for a Cause’ was taken part by all the A&W restaurants spread over Canada. It is a Classic Car event, being organized every year for last two years and this year, it marked its second anniversary. The product, which was added to its menu this time, was teen burgers.
As per the program launched, one Dollar from every teen burger would be contributed to the charity MS Society that works for patients suffering with multiple sclerosis. The event was an attempt to create awareness regarding the disease among people.
Responding about the performance of the charity event, Ivy Cummer, Manager at the Portage A&W stated that the they performed extremely well for the benefit of the MS Society and were able to collect around one thousand dollars for it.
Adding further to this, she told that she and her staff members were glad at the success of the event and it’s a matter of pride to them that they worked for a common cause.
The money raised for the charity this year, was more than it was generated the last year, thanks to the constant assistance of staff and more awareness among people, as expressed by Cummer.
Last year, A&W collected more than $400-thousand for the MS Society.
The event also provides an opportunity to baby boomers to enjoy having the ride of cars in summer evenings, with radios adding to the fun and the car hops delivering icy cold Root Beer, Teen Burgers and Onion Rings.