$5 million+ annually
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) is the driving force behind nearly every advance in the fire and emergency services, representing more than 303,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in more than 3,200 affiliates. As MDA’s largest national partner, IAFF members support this lifesaving mission in many ways, including their dedicated involvement in MDA’s signature Fill the Boot program. We are grateful to all the devoted IAFF members who go above and beyond the call of duty to help families in hometowns across America live longer and grow stronger.
CITGO, corporately based in Houston, TX, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. As MDA’s largest corporate sponsor, CITGO raises funds in a variety of ways, including golf events, galas and the iconic MDA Shamrocks fundraising campaign. Since 1986, CITGO employees, and its Marketers have raised more than $200 million to help find treatments and cures, rally communities and support families with services like MDA Care Centers, MDA Summer Camps and support groups.
An MDA partner since 2001, Lowe's takes great pride in improving the communities it serves and making a difference in the lives of individuals and families in those communities. Through the annual MDA Shamrocks program, nearly 1,800 Lowe's stores and its customers send thousands of local children living with muscular dystrophy across the country to MDA Summer Camp. Dedicated Lowe's employees also volunteer at MDA Summer Camp, helping kids develop lifelong friendships, build self-confidence and enjoy a week free of barriers. To date, Lowe's and its loyal customers have raised more than $63 million to support MDA's mission.
Since 1980, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. continues its rich relationship with MDA through its values of independence and corporate responsibility and its long-standing alliance to help MDA families live longer and grow stronger. The Harley-Davidson family of dealers, customers, employees, suppliers and H.O.G. chapters have raised more than $100 million for MDA. Each year, riders visit MDA Summer Camps to give side-car rides to the kids and help make their camp experience one to remember.