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Largo Fire Rescue Raises Over $10,000 for Muscular Dystrophy

1743 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

LARGO, FLORIDA - By Aiyana Baida Largo firefighters banned together to raise $10915 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Fill the Boot" campaign. Largo firefighters banned together to raise $10915 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's " ...

Bikers rev up for Tomahawk Fall Ride

1744 days ago From MyFox Wausau   View Archived Article

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN - Money raised from it goes to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Chris Banks decided to check out the event for the first time this year. "I think it's a great place for it," said Banks. "Harley Davidson's right here, a ...

Breckenridge firefighters raise $8,600 for muscular dystrophy

1748 days ago From Summit Daily News   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Red, White & Blue Fire District and the International Association of Fire Fighters raised $8631.26 this year for the Muscular Dystrophy Association =93Fill the Boot=94 campaign. This year's total surpasses the 2010 amount by over $4000 an ...

'Me and Daddy Make a Good Team,' Says 5-Year-Old Fill the Boot Volunteer

1748 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Shelly Guerra While most kids spent the Labor Day weekend soaking up the last bit of summer, 5-year-old Aidan Schenek had a different goal in mind: raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Every Labor Day weekend, ...

Safeway Raises $10.4 Million to Help Fight Neuromuscular Disease

1751 days ago From Market Watch    View Archived Article

PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA - Donations collected at stores in Canada will go to Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC). "We are grateful to our customers and employees for their support and commitment to helping MDA find cures for some of the most debilitating diseases that face m ...

Safeway raises $10.4 million for Muscular Dystrophy Association

1751 days ago From Drug Store News   View Archived Article

PONTIAC, MICHIGAN - After ending its five-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association's efforts to develop treatments and assist people coping with neuromuscular diseases, Safeway announced that its stores raised $10.4 million for the ...

Firefighters hold MDA fund raiser to help give Muscular Dystrophy the boot

1753 days ago From Lehigh Acres Citizen   View Archived Article

LEHIGH ACRES, FLORIDA - The Cape Coral Professional Fire Fighters Local 2424 held a boot drive on Saturday, so they could increase the amount of money they will donate to the Muscular Dystrophy Association this year. Since 1954, the International Association of Firefighters ...

Fire Department Pitches In for Muscular Dystrophy

1753 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Marblehead Fire Department was recognized for supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association and contributing to the local Telethon. Doane presented $13341 to MDA, which was raised through contributions from the 2011 Fill the Boot campaign and a . ...

'American Idol': Ryan Seacrest to make appeal during MDA Telethon

1755 days ago From Orlando Sentinel    View Archived Article

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Photo credit: Michael Becker/Fox The Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon won't have Jerry Lewis this year, but it will have Ryan Seacrest and the crew from =93American Idol.=94 The =93Idol=94 host will make a special appeal during t ...

Fighting muscular dystrophy

1756 days ago From Evening Observer   View Archived Article

DUNKIRK, NEW YORK - Now in its 46th year, the national MDA Labor Day Telethon has consistently raised millions of dollars for muscular dystrophy research and patient support. It is the goal of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to raise one dollar more than last . ...

Flexing for a Good Cause

1757 days ago From Alameda Sun   View Archived Article

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA - Members of the International Association of Firefighters local 689 in Alameda joined their colleagues all across the United States to get a head start on this year's Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) campaign to raise money to help fight the . ...

Firefighters to fill boots, raise money for Muscular Dystrophy

1764 days ago From Summit Daily News   View Archived Article

FRISCO, COLORADO - The project began in Boston in 1952 when 20 firefighters went door to door asking for donations for a child with muscular dystrophy. The tradition grew over the years and spread nationwide. Since 1954 firefighters have raised nearly $300 million to . ...

Jerry Lewis: Saving lives through MDA was honor

1769 days ago From Sacramento Bee   View Archived Article

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - By CRISTINA SILVA AP LAS VEGAS -- Jerry Lewis says his years of service to the Muscular Dystrophy Association helped make him a star. Lewis said Saturday that he made his reputation in show business by saving lives. His remarks in Las Vegas came duri ...

Fundraisers for MDA telethon begin Saturday

1770 days ago From Blue Springs Examiner   View Archived Article

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI - By Anonymous Nine-year-old Austin Booth, this year's local Missouri Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will be hosting his 4th Annual 8-Ball Pool Tournament to raise funds for MDA. Austin, who was diagnosed with Duchenne ...

Executives put behind bars, 'bail' benefits muscular dystrophy

1794 days ago From Ultimate Conroe   View Archived Article

CONROE, TEXAS - by | July 26, 2011 1:19 pm The Muscular Dystrophy Association is holding its annual Conroe lock-up to raise money to send kids to MDA summer camp. For the event, 50 local business and civic leaders are put behind bars and try to raise $1600 in 'b ...

Canby firefighters will urge motorists to "fill the boot" Saturday to fight muscular dystrophy

1794 days ago From OregonLive.com   View Archived Article

PORTLAND, OREGON - By Rick Bella, The Oregonian View full sizeCanby Fire DistrictOn Saturday, Canby firefighters hope to set a record by collecting $12000 in donations to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. CANBY -- Canby firefighters have set a goal of ...

MDA summer camp calls for male volunteers from Hackensack area

1799 days ago From NorthJersey.com   View Archived Article

BERGEN, NEW JERSEY - BY MARK J. BONAMO The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is calling on male volunteers from Hackensack and beyond to help staff the organization's summer camp. According to Gloria English, director of the MDA summer camp in Spring Valley, NY, . ...

20 Pianos In 2 Days: Woodbury Teen Looks To Raise $1 Million For MDA

1800 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Kris Janisch Woodbury 15-year-old Alex Amble will play 20 Twin Cities pianos in two days this weekend as part of his effort to raise $1 million for muscular dystrophy research. Submitted photo It's not that playing 20 pianos in two days is too ...

Firefighters "Fill The Boot" for MDA

1803 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Mike Jones Kirwan Heights firefighters will be out on Route 50 in full force next month as they =93Fill The Boot=94 to help fight muscular dystrophy. The annual fundraising drive that solicits money from motorists raised $4916 last year for the Mu ...

Greendale Firefighters Collect Money for a Cause

1803 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The firefighters collected money from motorists and pedestrians for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Fill the Boot fundraiser on July 15 and will be doing so again on Saturday the 16th from 10 am to 2 pm at the intersection of 76 th St. and G ...

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