For Cheryle Elliot and her son, Dakota, the Muscular Dystrophy Association is like a part of the family. From selling MDA Shamrocks to attending their local MDA Lock-Up event to participating in Muscle Walk, they do it all — with Dakota smiling and laughing all the way through. Dakota was born with congenital myotonic muscular . . .
Andrew Hussey runs to work and he runs home from work. He pounds the pavement on the weekends. He runs upwards of 80 miles a week — more than 600 miles since January — training for the multiple races he’ll run this year. But he doesn’t run all those miles for himself. He runs for . . .
MDA Muscle Walk is a life-changing event that strengthens families and communities. But it’s more than anotherfundraising walk. It’s a powerful experience that forges lifelong connections, celebrates families and the barriers they overcome and turns hope into answers. We will be featuring stories of MDA families and their dedication to Muscle Walk here on Strongly . . .
For the past seven months, I have been working at the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s National office in Chicago. This is my first job since graduating from college (I attended Illinois State University and graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in May 2015), and it truly has been an eye opener. For starters, the people . . .
It’s the final week of MDA Shamrocks sales, and Lowe’s and many other retailers across the country still have Shamrocks available. As we head into the final days of the 2016 MDA Shamrock season, please continue to encourage your friends and family to support MDA by purchasing Shamrocks wherever they are sold. And don’t forget to . . .
One of the best parts of being MDA’s National Goodwill Ambassador is getting to travel the country to places I’ve never been before. Visiting Daytona Beach, Florida, to attend Harley-Davidson’s legendary Bike Week allowed me to indulge my deep love of warm weather, palm trees and beach-side al fresco dining. As a Colorado resident, I’m . . .
It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Have you already picked up your corned beef and cabbage? How about your Irish soda bread? What about your most important seasonal accessory: the MDA Shamrock? Don’t fret! You still have time to buy one (or five). And if you’ve already made a donation, encourage your friends and family to join in . . .
It’s the second week of March, and you know what that means: it’s full-on Shamrocks season! Retailers across the country are selling MDA’s iconic paper Shamrocks for $1, $5 or more to help families live longer and grow stronger. Have you added this Twibbon to your social media profiles yet? Now’s the time! Help MDA turn social media green this . . .
Have you supported MDA by buying a Shamrock yet? 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 across the country, and we’ll be . . .
Shamrock season is full swing! Have your local retailers gone green for MDA yet? 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. You can support MDA Shamrocks by adding this Twibbon to your social media . . .