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Jailbirds Raise Money for Multiple Dystrophy

1073 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

MILFORD, MASSACHUSETTS - The Muscular Dystrophy Association organized a fundraiser Wednesday that had "jailbirds" raising donations for their bail from a jail block at Bugaboo Creek Steak House. By Mary MacDonald Maria Valenca, at right, was the jailbird in Cell Bl ...

Arrested for a good cause

1074 days ago From Crestview News Bulletin   View Archived Article

CRESTVIEW, FLORIDA - By Paula Kelley | paulak@crestviewbulletin.com There were handcuffs, and mug shots, and fingerprints being taken in Crestview as community leaders were locked up for the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser. On Thursday, Dec. ...

Firefighters collect for MDA

1173 days ago From The Herald Argus   View Archived Article

LA PORTE, INDIANA - By Matt Fritz LA PORTE =97 Through handfuls of spare change, crumbled up singles and whatever else motorists have been willing to spare, the city of La Porte Fire Department has been able to raise $11203 this year for the Muscular Dystrophy Associati ...

Harley-Davidson gives $3M for muscular dystrophy

1174 days ago From WEAU-TV 13   View Archived Article

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN - The comment sections of our web site are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers but we are not obligated to post all comments. We especially will not post those we feel inappropriate or violate ...

Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Proud to Sponsor "Love Ride 28"

1175 days ago From PR.com   View Archived Article

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - The world renowned Love Ride is the largest one-day motorcycle charity event in the world and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for various children's charities. Los Angeles, CA, September 05, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Love Ride will kick o ...

KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgBoot Blocking Raises Money For MDA.

1175 days ago From KOAM-TV   View Archived Article

PITTSBURG, KANSAS - For the past 25 years, the department has raised money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year, they had to move from their usual location at Stone's Corner, to a new location a little down the road, due to safety issues. ...

Daytona Beach firefighters collecting to help Muscular Dystrophy patients

1176 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Daytona Beach firefighters are collecting donations at several intersections in town over the Labor Day Weekend for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Daytona Beach Fire Department spokesperson Lt. Larry Stoney says last year's Fill-the-Boot cam ...

Firefighters fill boots with $19K

1180 days ago From Austin Herald   View Archived Article

AUSTIN, MINNESOTA - Local firefighters raised $19258 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and other causes that help fight muscular dystrophy. This is the third year firefighters have raised money for muscular dystrophy and this year's total exceeds anything ...

MDA: Family strength after mom's battle with ALS

1180 days ago From KSDK   View Archived Article

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a fatal, rapidly progressive, neuromuscular disease. Bob Leifeld had to break the news to his children, including twin boys, Spencer and Mitchell. "I immediately ran over, ...

Firefighters plan Fill the Boot for MDA

1182 days ago From Dayton Daily News   View Archived Article

DAYTON, OHIO - The West Carrollton Fire Department's annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be held during Labor Day weekend. Drivers should be aware that firefighters will be collecting donations at the intersecti ...

Filling the Boot for the MDA

1182 days ago From WYTV   View Archived Article

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - The "Fill the Boot" campaign is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's largest fundraiser of the year with all the money going to help local families battling the illness. Several Valley fire departments held collections this weekend hopi ...

Wake Forest regenerative medicine project shares in $13.7M MDA grants

1186 days ago From MedCity News   View Archived Article

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Martin Childers, a professor at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine in the Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been awarded $480000 over three years to research heart diseases associated with two muscular dystrophy diseases caused by mutations in ...

Mark Johns being 'locked up' for Muscular Dystrophy Association annual fundraiser

1187 days ago From Penfield Post   View Archived Article

PENFIELD, NEW YORK - By Keith Loria Assemblyman Mark Johns of Webster is participating in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual "Get Out of Jail" fundraiser, and he will be "locked up" until a $1600 bail can be met. The collective =93bail=94 ...

Orleans and Jefferson firefighters to play tug-of-war for charity

1188 days ago From NOLA.com   View Archived Article

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - ... between innings when the Zephyrs take on the Omaha Storm Chasers. ... Firefighters will hold a boot shake for the charity outside of the stadium before ...

Firefighters and Police Officers Face-Off for Charity

1189 days ago From WSET   View Archived Article

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA - It was the fourth annual Guns and Hoses charity softball game. All the money raised by the Lynchburg fire department will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Lynchburg police department's proceeds will go to the Special Olympics. ...

Missoula firefighters to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday

1192 days ago From The Missoulian   View Archived Article

MISSOULA, MONTANA - Missoula Fire Department Local 271 is asking the public to help fill their boots with spare change for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters will be collecting spare change from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday at four locations: Madison Street Brid ...

Motorcycle lovers ride for MDA fundraiser

1193 days ago From Bakersfield Californian   View Archived Article

KERN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA - BY MIRANDA WHITWORTH, Contributing writer | Wednesday, Aug 17 2011 04:07 PM A national partnership is getting local attention as Harley-Davidson lovers gear up and hit the road to help kids with muscular dystrophy. The 26th MDA Rockin Ride for Life . ...

Top Naperville executives going to 'jail' for MDA

1195 days ago From Chicago Sun-Times   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Donate to the MDA at Barbour's website www.joinmda.org/naperville11/mibar The Muscular Dystrophy Association is taking some of Naperville's most well-known executives and putting them behind bars. Those who are =93arrested=94 will be put in = ...

Mt. Prospect firefighters will ‘fill the boots’ for MDA on Aug. 19

1195 days ago From Chicago Daily Herald   View Archived Article

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - By Submitted by the Muscular Dystrophy Association On Friday, Aug. 19, the intersections of Route 83 and Northwest Highway and Golf and Busse roads will be overflowing with Mount Prospect firefighters from AFFI Local 4119 collecting money for the ...

Muscular Dystrophy Association honors local woman

1195 days ago From Star News Online   View Archived Article

WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA - The Muscular Dystrophy Association has named Kimberley Christensen of Wilmington the recipient of its 2011 Robert Ross Personal Achievement Award for North Carolina. Contributed photo By Larry Sackett Even though Kimberley Christensen lives her life ...

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