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Augusta firefighters begin annual MDA fundraiser

1247 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

1251 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

1251 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

1257 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

1262 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

1264 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

1271 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

1276 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

1277 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

1279 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

1282 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

1284 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 . ...

MDA fundraiser sets $2,400 bail for 'jailbirds'

1318 days ago From This Week News   View Archived Article

LEWIS CENTER, OHIO - By Nate Ellis Local leaders, business officials and residents will get more than one call, but they'll need all the help they can get next month to free themselves from the =93pokey=94 while raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. O ...

Girlfriends Films and Samantha Ryan Donate $1,000 to MDA

1359 days ago From AVN News   View Archived Article

CHARTSWORTH, CALIFORNIA - ... Lauren's donation to Child Find of America, Cindy's selection of Cancer Research Institute and Jelena Jensen's selection of Best Friends Animal Society. ...

Heights firefighters collect donations for MDA charity

1361 days ago From Dearborn Press and Guide   View Archived Article

SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN - The MDA initiative is one of numerous charity events the Dearborn Heights Firefighters Union supports. Most recently, the group raised some $7000 that will support the costs for 14 children to attend next summer's Great Lakes Burn Camp. ...

Murphysboro Fire Department collects record amount for MDA

1367 days ago From Murphysboro American   View Archived Article

MURPHYSBORO, ILLINOIS - By Anonymous The Murphysboro department raised a record amount of $5001 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during their annual =93Fill The Boot=94 campaign. The department raised $3000 last year making this year's collection a record for Murp ...

Hundreds take a dip in Thompson for Muscular Dystrophy

1373 days ago From Norwich Bulletin   View Archived Article

NORWICH, CONNECTICUT - The dip raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Thirteen-year-old Dominic Ponte was at the pond with his dad, Richard. The younger Ponte raised more than $200 for the cause. It was the Woodstock resident's second year participating. ...

Community Helps Murrieta Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

1379 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

MURRIETA, CALIFORNIA - Murrieta firefighters solicited donations during the "Fill the Boot" drive today to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. By Daniel Lane Murrieta Firefighter/ Paramedic Rory Rexroad collects a donation Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, during an ...

Estherville firefighters finish strong for MDA

1380 days ago From Estherville Daily News   View Archived Article

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA - The Estherville Fire Deprtment had an excellent Fill-the-Boot weekend campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. During their streetside collection campaign, Estherville firefighters collected an amazing $2583 in two days to assist those affect ...

'Jailbirds' raise money for Muscular Dystrophy

1381 days ago From Chicago Sun-Times   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - It was all in good fun Wednesday at the real estate offices of CBS Realtors in Waukegan where they held their 17th annual fund-raising =93Lock Up=94 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. =93Some people have Judge Judy, but we have Judge Rudy ...

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