Longtime MDA partner Acosta Sales & Marketing has been committed to helping families live unlimited for more than two decades ago through MDA’s Aisles of Smiles program. The program began as the brainchild of Hank Lautrup, a food broker employed by Southern California-based Kelley-Clarke Inc. At the time, Lautrup’s son had been recently diagnosed with . . .
The distinctive sound of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle is widely recognized and loved by many MDA Summer Camp campers and counselors. For them, that sound is synonymous with freedom and that’s because of the ongoing support and commitment of Harley-Davidson and their dealer network or dealers. In 2015 alone, more than 59 Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) . . .
For companies like Casey’s, supporting their community and giving back is not only part of their mission, but it also helps define them as a company. Over the past nine years, Casey’s has supported MDA and the MDA Summer Camp program by raising more than $6.6 million. Their support has helped kids with muscular dystrophy . . .
Latondra Chappell is like most teenagers. She drives, goes to prom and is attending college. However, at the age of 11, Latondra was diagnosed with congenital muscular dystrophy, which caused her muscles to break down and lose strength, putting her in a wheelchair. At her local MDA Care Center, Latondra’s doctor pushed her to live . . .
“My live unlimited moment is to make family a top priority. Never hustle so much to make a living that you forget to make a life,” Mario Lopez, television host and actor. From June 20 to July 31, a generous partner will give $1 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association for every #LiveUnlimited moment shared. Create your . . .
A passionate ATV rider and supportive big brother, 14-year old Devin Argall is defying the odds at every turn. The Wisconsin State Goodwill Ambassador was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) at the age of two, and doctors told him he would likely need a wheelchair by 10 years old. Today, Devin continues to walk . . .
Again in 2016, MDA Summer Camps across America have given kids with muscular dystrophy and related muscle-debilitating diseases “the best week of the year!” At MDA Summer Camp, kids live beyond limits in a place where anything is possible. It’s a week where they are free to enjoy adventures like horseback riding, swimming, fishing, dancing, and even flying . . .
On your marks, get set – live unlimited! As MDA’s Live Unlimited summer campaign approaches its finish line, we want you at the starting line of Live Unlimited Run Day on July 30 to celebrate our collective movement forward – and to run or walk for kids and adults with muscular dystrophy. Joining is easy. Sign up . . .
Brendan Chambers had just crossed the finish line at the 2013 Providence, Rhode Island marathon, when he spotted the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s tent. The two pretty girls manning the table had caught his eye, but it wasn’t only that. His uncle, Luke, had just died from Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS. Standing at the tent, Brendan . . .
This year, MDA is celebrating 30 years of partnering with CITGO Petroleum Corp. to help save and improve the lives of kids and adults – and the families who love them – living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases. Throughout those 30 years, CITGO has made a difference in the lives of so many, . . .