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Valero Corner Stores Set Record for MDA Campaign

1586 days ago From CSP Daily News   View Archived Article

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Valero Corner Stores raised a record $2.28 million in the chain's 2011 Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraising campaign, company officials said. The amount represents an increase of more than 15% from last year's camp ...

Firefighters seek help to 'Fill the Boot' for MDA

1587 days ago From Santa Ynez Valley News   View Archived Article

SOLVANG, CALIFORNIA - Over the last 57 years, IAFF members have raised more than $400 million for children and adults living with neuromuscular diseases, including ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). The local event's goal is to raise $20000 for the Mid-State Chapter of t ...

Drink Wine, Help Muscular Dystrophy Association

1590 days ago From WJXT Jacksonville   View Archived Article

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - ... the University of North Florida will host a wine tasting event on Tuesday. It will be held at the Pasta Market and Clam Bar on Kingsley Avenue, across from the Orange Park Medical Center. For more information on muscular dystrophy, go to www.mda. ...

SSG Makes Record Contribution to MDA Campaign

1595 days ago From CSP Daily News   View Archived Article

HUDSON, WISCONSIN - SSG Corp. raised a record $73900 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in its annual Shamrock Campaign for 2011. The SSG donation to MDA will allow 93 children to attend the MDA Summer Camp this year. SSG employees collected $1 and $5 shamrock ...

Beaumont Firefighters raise over $40000 for MDA

1599 days ago From KFDM-TV News   View Archived Article

BEAUMONT, TEXAS - Through their generous contributions and the tireless efforts of the Beaumont Professional Firefighters Local #399, the 2011 Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot event raised a total of $40896. The money was collected by the firefighters duri ...

Firefighters passing boots to help kids with muscular dystrophy

1600 days ago From Bakersfield Now   View Archived Article

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA - By Eyewitness News and BakersfieldNow.com The Bakersfield firefighters' union will be passing boots Friday for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. =97 The Bakersfield firefighters' union will be passing boot ...

Firefighters raising money for Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association

1600 days ago From Bakersfield Californian    View Archived Article

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA - Bakersfield Professional Firefighters Local 246 will be conducting their annual Fill-The-Boot drive to raise funds for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association. On Friday, off-duty Bakersfield firefighters will be at the intersection of ...

'Shamrocks Against Dystrophy' raises $82,000 for MDA chapter

1601 days ago From Des Moines Register   View Archived Article

DES MOINES, IOWA - The central Iowa chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) recently raised more than $82000 with its "Shamrocks Against Dystrophy" program. For a $1 donation, customers purchased a green shamrock, and a $5 donation got customers a ...

Firefighters begin Fill the Boot Campaign

1601 days ago From My West Texas   View Archived Article

MIDLAND, TEXAS - The campaign aims to bring in a $100000 in donations and will last through Saturday. "Children have a special place in the heart's of firefighters," MFD Chief Robert Isbell said. "Since muscular dystrophy primarily affects children ...

Gallatin Valley Mall hosts first ever Muscle Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

1605 days ago From KXLF Butte News   View Archived Article

BUTTE, MONTANA - It was a fundraiser put on by the state Muscular Dystrophy Association. A woman sings the National Anthem through a small amplifier set on a stage in the middle of the mall. It must be a special day. There were 60 people there that drove from around ...

Phoenix firefighters filling boots with cash for muscular dystrophy

1605 days ago From ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)   View Archived Article

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - This was their way to take a stance against neurological diseases in the annual =93Fill-the-Boot=94 campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association . It's a statewide effort to help off set the rising costs of therapy and medical supplies for 280 ...

'Jailed' leaders raise $17,000 for muscular dystrophy

1606 days ago From The Doings-Clarendon Hills   View Archived Article

GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS - About $17000 was raised April 6 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by nearly 70 executives and business leaders from several area communities, including Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale and Burr Ridge. The fund-raising scenario had participants locked u ...

Sky is the limit for muscular dystrophy charity group

1609 days ago From OSU   View Archived Article

COLUMBUS, OHIO - Ballou and his family began a charity called Ballou Skies to raise awareness for DMD in hopes of prolonging his life and eventually finding a cure. "We volunteered at the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and wanted to do more, so four or fiv ...

Bojangles' Raises More Than $300,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association

1614 days ago From Restaurant News   View Archived Article

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - This year Bojangles' celebrates a 13-year partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and is proud to have raised almost $2 million to help win the fight against neuromuscular disease. MDA Summer Camp is a one-of-a-kind experience for the ...

$54K raised for 'Jerry's Kids' cause

1619 days ago From Chambersburg Public Opinion   View Archived Article

CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA - Anastasia Corp recently named Pennsylvania's State Goodwill Ambassador, attended. Four Points by Sheraton furnished "cellblock" space, Kohl's provided volunteers and financial support, and Domino's Pizza, Hardee's, Perkins, ...

2,000 People to Descend On Tempe Town Lake to Fight Muscle Disease

1621 days ago From EVLiving   View Archived Article

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - The fun event is expected to raise more than $100000 to help area residents with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle diseases served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. =93The Muscle Walk is a very important event for those living with musc ...

Asheville Lowe's stores go green to raise awareness of muscular dystrophy

1623 days ago From Asheville Citizen-Times   View Archived Article

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA - ASHEVILLE =97 In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, Lowe's stores are decking their walls in Irish-themed green, gold and platinum Shamrocks mobiles in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For the fifth year, customers at the home imp ...

Houghton residents locked-up to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy

1630 days ago From Upper Michigans Source   View Archived Article

NEGAUNEE, MICHIGAN - Many people spent an hour or more on the phone raising money for their bail, all of which is donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Funds from the annual lock-up event help pay for medical bills and send kids to camp. "What's so impo ...

Canton firefighters launch fund drive for muscular dystrophy

1630 days ago From Canton Repository   View Archived Article

CANTON, OHIO - By Anonymous The Canton Professional Firefighters Association (CPFFA) Local 249 has begun its annual fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Members of the CPFFA Local 249 jump-started their efforts by buying special MDA T-shirts. ...

CBS 21 spreading Irish cheer one wheel at a time

1633 days ago From CBS 21   View Archived Article

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - This year CBS 21 News was on hand with our media partner's the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The executive director Joe Alfano says, "there are 43 neuromuscular diseases that fall under the umbrella, so we raise money to help support thing ...

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