Clay Walker can count his third annual Give MS the Boot event, held on Sept. 26 at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, Texas, a huge success. The singer, who himself is battling the disease, raised more than $200,000 for his nonprofit, Band Against MS, which promotes education about and research of the debilitating illness.

In addition to performing several of his biggest hits, along with some brand-new tunes, Walker also took the time to discuss his life with Multiple Sclerosis. He carried the conversation into the next day, when he hosted an open MS Forum, sharing more of his story and speaking with some of the leading MS researchers.

“I was diagnosed with MS in 1996, and I have been in remission for 15 years, due in part to eating healthy, exercising, treatment and my relationship with my neurologist, but the struggle continues daily for many people with the disease,” the singer-songwriter maintains.

To find out more about Band Against MS, or to make a donation, click here.

Walker is getting ready to release a new set of tunes, while performing several shows all over the country. The 45-year-old will play two intimate club shows later this month, in Lafayette, La., and Corpus Christi, Texas. Find more information here.