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Golf Events from Coast to Coast Bring Lifesaving Funds for Families Living with Muscular Dystrophy, ALS, and Related Neuromuscular Diseases

New York, NY – March 30, 2023 – Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced registration for fundraising events at championship golf courses from coast to coast from March through November 2023. These events raise funds for the organization's mission to accelerate research, advance care, and advocate to empower families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig's disease), and related neuromuscular diseases to live longer more independent lives.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association families and supporters come together to accelerate research and care on golf courses from coast to coast.

2023 MDA golf events open for registration:

"We are grateful to all our partners, families, and supporters who have a love for the game of golf, and who want to contribute to the mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. MDA is at the forefront of genetic medicine thanks to the philanthropy of generous donors to improve the lives of people living with neuromuscular diseases. Hope for a longer, more independent life is now becoming a reality for families living with genetic diseases,” said Jeremy Kraut-Ordover, Chief Development Officer, MDA. "Funds raised from events like these have led to more than 21 FDA approved treatments for neuromuscular diseases in the past two decades, and the pipeline in 2023 will bring even more progress.”

About Muscular Dystrophy Association

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. To learn more visit mda.org and follow MDA on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn, and YouTube.