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‘Prisoners’ raise funds for MDA

2555 days ago From Bowling Green Daily News   View Archived Article

BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY - Instead, area business and community leaders willing to help out a good cause went behind bars Wednesday to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. During the MDA lockup, the =93jailbirds=94 were arrested and brought to the L&N Depot, where t ...

Dutch Bros. Coffee donates more than $137,000 to MDA

2557 days ago From OregonLive.com   View Archived Article

PORTLAND, OREGON - Coffee stores donated more than $137000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association following its annual company-wide fundraiser, MDA Day. Held April 29, Dutch Bros. hosts MDA Day annually in honor of company co-founder Dane Boersma, who was diagnosed with ...

Firefighters Will Hit Streets to Raise Money for Muscular Dystrophy

2558 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Tanya Rose | Email the author | 1:43pm Firefighters raising money for muscular dystrophy in 2010. Livermore-Pleasanton International Association of Firefighters, Local firefighters will be out on the streets this week and next in Livermore and ...

Wausau Firefighters Hold 8th Annual MDA Ride

2560 days ago From WSAW   View Archived Article

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN - The two-day event helps raise money for research for muscular dystrophy, a disease that weakens muscles in the body. Nearly 1000 bikers got together to ride from Rothschild to Stratford for the 2011 Firefighters MDA Ride. "This is incredible. .. ...

MDA Fill the Boot Campaign to Hit Odessa Streets on Wednesday

2564 days ago From NewsWest9.com   View Archived Article

BIG SPRING, TEXAS - ODESSA - The Muscular Dystrophy Association of the Permian Basin announced on Tuesday that the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser will be hitting the streets on Wednesday. Teaming up with Odessa Fire Department, the Muscular Dystrophy Association w ...

Dutch Bros. Donates More Than $137,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association

2568 days ago From Marketwire (press release)   View Archived Article

GRANT PASS, OREGON - Coffee (www.dutchbros.com) stores donated more than $137000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) following its annual company-wide fundraiser, MDA Day. Held April 29, Dutch Bros. hosts MDA Day annually in honor of company co-founder, ...

ERA Brokers raises funds for MDA

2570 days ago From Main Street Business Journal   View Archived Article

ST. GEORGE, UTAH - The quilt was donated to ERA Brokers by these caring ladies to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The $1080.00 in donations went directly to MDA to aide scientists in research, and to help send children affected by neuromuscular ...

Napa telethon lock-up to benefit Muscular Dystrophy

2571 days ago From Napa Valley Register   View Archived Article

ST. NAPA, CALIFORNIA - Napa community leaders are volunteering to be =93jailbirds=94 as part of a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. On May 18, prominent business people will be escorted by Napa police and undercover agents to be prisoners at Silo's, th ...

MDA, community help children with muscular dystrophy

2576 days ago From Junior College   View Archived Article

TYLER, TEXAS - Mark Taylor is the child of TJC math professor Shawn Taylor and was born with Muscular Dystrophy. "He really loves building things with his LEGOS, creating different kind of, you know, Star Wars spaceship type things," Taylor said. ...

Valero Corner Stores Set Record for MDA Campaign

2583 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

2584 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

2587 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

2592 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

2596 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

2597 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

2597 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

2598 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

2598 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

2602 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

2602 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 ...

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