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Firefighters begin Fill the Boot Campaign

1447 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

1451 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

1451 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

1452 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

1455 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

1460 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

1465 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

1467 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

1469 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

1475 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

1476 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

1479 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 ...

Second Annual Snowfest Raises over $3,000 for MDA

1496 days ago From my.hsj.org   View Archived Article

JACKSON, MICHIGAN - The total amount raised was $3149, but the money donated at the game will be added to the smaller official check given to the charity MDA or Muscular Dystrophy Association. The check at Friday nights game against Grand Ledge was presented by marketin ...

Muscular Dystrophy Association Music City Muscle Walk

1503 days ago From UC Daily News   View Archived Article

COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE - By Alex Felgenhauer The Nashville chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association has announced that it will be hosting the 1st Annual Music City Muscle Walk on Saturday, March 19th, 2011. This family reunion event will bring together families, ...

MDA Flexes for Funds

1521 days ago From OzarksFirst.com   View Archived Article

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI - (Springfield, MO) -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association is at it again, flexing its muscles to raise money to fight disease. Saturday morning more than 200 ...

Farrell-Sea ice hockey rematch Tuesday night will raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Association

1563 days ago From SILive.com   View Archived Article

STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK - The prospect of a big crowd made it seem like the perfect time and place for a Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser. Members of the Farrell High School ...

Lock up raises more than $29,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association

1565 days ago From South Carolina Now   View Archived Article

HARTSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA - Kemp helped raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Assocation. By Ardie Arvidson The Muscular Dystrophy Association held a lock up in Hartsville on Dec. ...

New MDA Clinic Opens in Fresno

1578 days ago From KMPH Fox 26   View Archived Article

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA - A ceremony was held for the grand opening of the new Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) adult outpatient clinic at Community Regional Medical Center. ...

East Picacho Elementary Third Graders Raising Money for Muscular Dystrophy

1587 days ago From Las Cruces Sun-News   View Archived Article

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO - "One of their classmates has Muscular Dystrophy and they wanted to help him and others with Muscular Dystrophy," she said. "MDA was created in 1950 by a ...

Muscular Dystrophy Association Jailbirds Raise More Than $25000

1601 days ago From Santa Clara Weekly   View Archived Article

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - Restivo was showing me how to make cold calls and raise "bail" money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). "I got $1000! ...

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