MS charity doubles funds in McNeill

North Island chapter of MSSC enjoys a successful summer.

PORT McNEILL—The North Vancouver Island chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada has announced it raised more than $50,000 in events held this year in Port McNeill and the Comox Valley.

Port McNeill raised $7,356.65 during its ScotiaBank MS Walk in 2012, more than double the amount raised by local participants the previous year.

Another ScotiaBank MS Walk held in the Comox Valley raised an additional $42,859.08.

Proceeds raised are used to provide programs and services for persons affected by M.S. in the North Vancouver Island region.