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Corner Stores Raise $2.1 Million in Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

1304 days ago From CSPnet.com   View Archived Article

OAK BROOK, ILLINOIS - SAN ANTONIO -- Valero Corner Stores raised an amazing $2.1 million in its 2012 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) fundraising campaign, company officials announced. The amount represents a daily average of more than $75000 during the campaign. ...

Motorcycle dealership raises funds to support MDA

1308 days ago From Republican & Herald   View Archived Article

POTTSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA - ORWIGSBURG - Although he was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy in June 2009, 7-year-old Colin Studlack, Minersville, still has use of his legs. At Schaeffer Harley-Davidson's 11th annual MDA Block Party and Chinese Auction on Saturday, Carol Scha ...

CHS DECA teams up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association

1319 days ago From Lakenewsonline.com   View Archived Article

CAMDENTON, MISSOURI - By Anonymous Camdenton High School's DECA chapter took a stand against muscular dystrophy, a group of degenerative muscle disorders that involve muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue, by raising awareness as well as funds for the Muscular Dys ...

Galesburg-area detainees raise $32,000 for MDA

1333 days ago From Galesburg Register-Mail   View Archived Article

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS - By Anonymous Local business leaders and citizens from across Knox County raised more than $32000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the MDA Lock-up on March 28 at Buffalo Wild Wings. Individuals donated an hour of their time to help raise ...

Colonial Café collects over $6,400 for MDA

1334 days ago From Elgin Courier News   View Archived Article

AURORA, ILLINOIS - Cassie Vedros (Left), fundraising coordinator, Muscular Dystrophy Association, receives a check for $6462 from Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream team members who helped generate the donation through sales of MDA Shamrocks at all seven Colonial Cafe Fox V ...

Dozens show support for MDA fundraiser

1336 days ago From Lancaster Eagle Gazette   View Archived Article

LANCASTER, OHIO - Trenton Hughes, center, and his friends, family and others participate Saturday morning in the first Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Walk at Rising Park. Hughes was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy when he was 13 years old. ...

MDA lockup creates jailbirds to raise funds for research

1337 days ago From Longview News-Journal   View Archived Article

LONGVIEW, TEXAS - They were among about 150 people taking part in an annual MDA Lockup, which raises funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In addition to people volunteering to be jailbirds for a day (or being nominated for the honor by friends or relatives), ...

Dozens Locked Up at Dave & Buster's to Raise Thousands for Muscular Dystrophy

1339 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS - By Joseph Markman Who nominated event entertainer Rob Peters to be locked up at Dave & Buster's on Wednesday, the only way out financial support from friends and colleagues directed toward the Muscular Dystrophy Association? "It's a ...

Augusta firefighters begin annual MDA fundraiser

1339 days ago From The Augusta Chronicle   View Archived Article

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - Local firefighters are hitting the streets to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The annual Fill the Boot drive runs through Saturday at intersections and major roads across the city. Local firefighters hope to raise $30000 for ...

Jack's Raises $120K For Muscular Dystrophy

1343 days ago From QSR magazine   View Archived Article

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA - For 14 years, Jack's has actively participated in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign. This year, Jack's restaurants raised an unprecedented $119594, helping the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Grea ...

Muscle Walk benefits MDA, muscular dystrophy fighters

1343 days ago From FOX6Now.com Milwaukee   View Archived Article

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - Without a cure, muscular dystrophy will take their lives. Families packed the Pettit Ice Center Sunday, March 25th =96 supporters in the corner of different fighters, all facing the same opponent: muscular dystrophy. With 60 members on hand, ...

Pete's raises a little green for a good cause

1349 days ago From Fort Scott Tribune   View Archived Article

FORT SCOTT, KANSAS - Sinclair offered to pump gas and wash windows for customers who donated money to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. A friendly St. Patrick's Day competition between local Pump 'N Pete's stores raised some green for the Muscular Dystrophy ...

MDA Shamrock Campaign Turns 30

1354 days ago From WYTV   View Archived Article

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - Businesses all over the Valley are covered in green and gold shamrocks, adding a little luck in the fight against muscular dystrophy. The Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign is now in its 30th year. ...

Disease serves as motivation for teen to help others

1356 days ago From The State Journal-Register   View Archived Article

SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - Dupuis helped build a shed at the Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp. By A. MARIE BALL/ VOICE INTERN When Rene Runions noticed herself constantly stumbling around last year, she knew there was something other than a couple of bumps in the roa ...

Firefighters Help Raise Money for Muscular Dystrophy

1363 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS - Natick firefighters came in third place in the Muscular Dystrophy Association Ski Muster last month, which raised more than $10000 for the MDA. By Alissa Letkowski Firefighters ski downhill with a 50-foot fire hose during the race. ...

Firefighters join Crush's battle against disease

1368 days ago From Times Record News   View Archived Article

WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS - In 2008, the Wichita Falls firefighting community was devastated to hear that one of their own, Kelly Crush, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also called Lou Gehrig's disease). Since that time, Crush has been on a mission to prom ...

Naugatuck Valley Business Leaders, Officials, "Locked-Up" For the Day

1369 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NAUGATUCK, CONNECTICUT - A local branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association held a fund raiser in which business owners were taken to a restaurant and had to call friends to get "bailed out." All of the money contributed went to the nonprofit effort. The Muscular ...

Hundreds gather at Arena to support Muscle Walk

1371 days ago From Ithaca Journal   View Archived Article

ITHACA, NEW YORK - Carol Berrios, 24, and her children, left to right, Jamaree, 3, Carol, 5, and John, 7, at the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Muscle Walk at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. / DEBBIE SWARTZ / STAFF PHOTO BINGHAMTON -- Individual ...

Valley Raises $40,125 For Muscular Dystrophy Association

1374 days ago From Valley Independent Sentinel   View Archived Article

ANSONIA, CONNECTICUT - by STAFF | Feb 23, 2012 5:50 pm The Ansonia-Derby Lock-Up was held on Feb. 16 at the Original Antonio's in downtown Ansonia. Several Valley officials and businesspeople participated =97 spending time =93locked up=94 at Antonio's while they tr ...

Muscular Dystrophy Association kicks off Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign

1376 days ago From Rockford Register Star   View Archived Article

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS - By Ryan Sweikert With St. Patrick's Day fast approaching, the Muscular Dystrophy Association has begun its Shamrocks Against Dystrophy program to help support MDA programs. Through March 17, supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants will . ...

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