June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

Mission Statement

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the #1 voluntary health organization in the United States for people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. For over 70 years, MDA has led the way in accelerating research, advancing care, and advocating for the support of our families.

MDA's mission is to empower the people we serve to live longer, more independent lives.

Our History

For Families, By Families

Families are at the heart of MDA's mission. A caring and concerned group of families started MDA in 1950, and we continue to relentlessly pursue our promise to transform the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases, through research, care and advocacy. Read more about MDA's journey and the progress we've helped make possible.

Our Impact

 

Our Impact

 

Our Impact

 

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Be In the Know

MDA uses every dollar we raise wisely to ensure it has the greatest impact in the fight to end muscular dystrophy. We strive to provide you with transparency and clarity around how contributions make a difference and how MDA is supporting your community. Learn more below.

MDA Resource Center: We’re Here For You

Our trained specialists are here to provide one-on-one support for every part of your journey. Send a message below or call us at 1-833-ASK-MDA1 (1-833-275-6321). If you live outside the U.S., we may be able to connect you to muscular dystrophy groups in your area, but MDA programs are only available in the U.S.

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