Seeing the World Thanks to MDA Shamrocks: Meet Gabrielle, the Traveling Shamrockstar

Fourteen-year-old Kentucky native Gabrielle’s favorite subject is geography, which is appropriate when you have an insatiable desire to travel. Gabrielle, who has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type 2, has already seen a great deal of the world, including Europe, the Caribbean and the western United States. This year, Gabrielle is featured as a “Shamrockstar” on platinum MDA Shamrocks at retailers across the country, a country that Gabrielle has seen extensively in her travels with her family.

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Meet the Shamrockstars 2016: Seth

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 . . .

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Meet the Shamrockstars 2016: Jakari

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 . . .

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Meet the Shamrockstars 2016: Paola

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 . . .

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Meet the Shamrockstars 2016: Lindsay

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 . . .

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