Thousands of Local Businesses to Participate in MDA Shamrock Tradition to Help Families Fighting Muscle Disease Nationwide
CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2015 — Nearly 31,000 retailers nationwide will rally together to raise funds 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 — the largest St. Patrick’s Day philanthropic event of its kind.
CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2015 — Lowe’s stores nationwide are once again joining forces with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease by participating in MDA’s Shamrock program — the largest St. Patrick’s Day philanthropic event of its kind.
MIAMI, Jan. 28, 2015 — Sailormen Inc., the largest domestic franchisee of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced the kickoff of the 13th annual “Appetite for a Cure” campaign that will raise critical funds and awareness to help MDA save and improve the lives of children and adults fighting muscle disease.
Major League Baseball’s Commitment to Fighting ALS and
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Spurs Funding
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, December 3, 2014 — The ALS Association and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) have joined forces to fund a research project aimed at finding a potential therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Both nonprofits are focused on finding treatments and cures for ALS and providing services for those affected with the debilitating, fatal disease.