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Press Releases

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association Celebrates 22 Years Of Annual New York Muscle Team Gala

    Landmark Event to Feature Exclusive, One-On-One, Fireside Chat with Derek Jeter

    NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) New York Muscle Team will host its 22nd annual Gala on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall Street, New York, NY). This year's theme is "Dream Big" and includes the legendary Derek Jeter. Tickets are available now at http://bit.ly/MuscleTeamTix.

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association Hosts 18th Annual Wings Over Wall Street Benefit Event for ALS

    Prominent members of the financial community raise funds to Unlock the Cure

    NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will host its 18th annual Wings Over Wall Street benefit event, presented by IEX, on October 17, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the IAC Building (555 W. 18th Street, New York, NY). MDA is currently funding 47 active ALS grants and has 48 designated ALS clinics, providing services for 13,491 registered members with ALS.

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association Names Adam Cotumaccio as Executive Vice President, Chief Impact and Philanthropy Officer

    NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced Adam Cotumaccio as executive vice president, chief impact and philanthropy officer, where he will lead the organization's strategic direction for all income generating activities.

    Cotumaccio reports to Lynn O'Connor Vos, president and chief executive officer of the MDA, and sits on the executive leadership team.

  • Updated Duchenne Guide for Families

    Logos of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, Treat-NMD, and World Duchenne Organization

    The new resource will be released on World Duchenne Awareness Day, September 7, 2018

  • Numotion Partners with The Sing Me a Story Foundation to Bring Muscular Dystrophy Association Hero's Stories to Life

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Numotion has partnered with The Sing Me a Story Foundation to share unique stories of kids served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The MDA has a deep commitment to transform the lives of adults, children and families affected by neuromuscular diseases (muscular dystrophy, ALS and other related diseases). Sing Me a Story, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Nashville, TN, combines the imaginations of children with the talents of songwriters to create wonderful stories and songs

  • Casey's General Stores Team Up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to Help Kids and Adults #LiveUnlimited

    CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Casey's General Stores and its customers in 16 states are teaming up throughout September to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), helping kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and other related life-threatening diseases.