Lowe’s Supports MDA Shamrocks Program and Summer Camps to Help Families and Children with Muscular Dystrophy

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2016 — Lowe’s stores nationwide unite to participate in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s iconic Shamrocks program now through March 31. This year marks 15 years of Lowe’s Shamrocks support that helps improve lives in communities across the country and build stronger futures for kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related . . .

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Meet the Shamrockstars 2016: Fulton

Shamrock season is right around the corner! Pretty soon, your local retailers will be going green for MDA. MDA’s iconic paper Shamrocks sell for $1, $5 or more in tens of thousands of retail locations across the country each February and March and help families live longer and grow stronger. This year, MDA Shamrocks feature six kids from . . .

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Walk This Way

Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Dagmar Munn for her ALS and Wellness Blog. The original can be found here. MDA republishes blog posts about life with ALS from the perspective of those who know it intimately: people with ALS, their family and friends, researchers, advocates, therapists, policymakers and others. To become a contributor, email . . .

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Jiffy Lube® Raises More Than $1 Million to Support Kids and Adults with Neuromuscular Disease

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced that Jiffy Lube has raised more than $1 million during the fourth annual MUSCLE UP!SM campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger. “Each day, kids and adults with neuromuscular diseases are losing their ability to do . . .

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Kroger-Atlanta Division Supports MDA Shamrock Tradition to Help Families Fighting Muscle Disease

#MDAshamrocks   ATLANTA, March 6, 2015 — Kroger-Atlanta Division stores will raise money this spring to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease by participating in the 33rd annual MDA Shamrock program. From March 8 through March 21, Kroger customers and associates can help accelerate progress in . . .

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MDA and Jiffy Lube Team Up to Support the Fight Against Muscle Disease with Fourth Annual MUSCLE UP!SM Campaign

Relationship with MDA Encourages Drivers to Give Back Through In-Store Donations CHICAGO, July 29, 2015 – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is pleased to announce that Jiffy Lube® is hosting its fourth annual MUSCLE UP!SM campaign.  As part of the program, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube® service centers from Aug. 1 . . .

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Sold Out 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Marine Corps Marathon Entries Still Available through MDA Team Momentum

  National Endurance Program Actively Recruiting Participants for Signature Half / Full Marathon Events this Fall CHICAGO, June 1, 2015 — The Muscular Dystrophy Association is offering an exclusive opportunity for anyone interested in participating in the sold out 2015 Bank of America Chicago and Marine Corps Marathons to secure guaranteed entry by signing up . . .

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MDA Summer Camp Celebrates 60 Years of Changing Lives

Barrier-free, weeklong camp for kids with neuromuscular disease offers ‘Awesome Adventures’ CHICAGO, May 20, 2015 – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is set to kick off another season of summer camp. Now in its 60th year, MDA summer camp supports families by hosting thousands of kids fighting muscular dystrophy and other life-threatening diseases that severely . . .

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Western Refining and MDA Join Forces to Help Send Kids with Muscle Disease to Summer Camp

Stores across the Southwest to raise vital funds through MDA’s summer camp mobile program PHOENIX, April 28, 2015 — More than 260 Western Refining convenience stores, including Giant, Mustang, Sun Dial and Howdy’s, throughout the Southwest will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of kids fighting muscular dystrophy . . .

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Lowe’s Reaches $50 Million Mark in Support of MDA

Stores Nationwide Raise More Than $7.5 Million during 2015 Shamrock Program to Help Improve Lives in MDA Communities #MDAshamrocks MDA’s 2015 National Goodwill Ambassador Reagan Imhoff, along with her parents Jenny and Joe, helped spread awareness to Lowe’s employees and customers about the importance of the MDA shamrock and how funds raised through the program . . .

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