'Shambassadors' inspire Shamrock programs to be the best they can be
In the weeks surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, all across the country, participating retailers sell green and gold clover-shaped MDA Shamrocks mobiles for $1 and $5.
The immensely popular Shamrocks fundraising program — which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year — has grown in income every single year, even during economic downturns, says Brian Hunter, MDA vice president of business development...
Lock-Ups generate good fun while raising awareness, funds for research and services
Shocking as it seems, some of the most upstanding business people in your community recently may have spent time in jail.
And they may be headed back there too.
They’re not in a real jail, of course, but in a fun jail from which they can’t escape until their “bail” (donations to MDA) is raised.
Throughout the year, MDA Lock-Up events are held around the country, making them the Association’s...
Telethon 2008 promises entertainment galore
It’s a marathon, not a sprint.
The 43rd Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon returns this Labor Day with 21½ jam-packed hours of all-star entertainment, humor, and information about important research and medical advances in MDA’s battle against muscle-wasting diseases.
May is ALS Awareness Month
In this article: News about: Aisles of Smiles * MDA carnivals * Fill-the-Boot * Club.mom * Harley-Davidson Ride for Life * A Night Under the Stars * DECA Conference * Awards to Quest * Ms. disAbility International Award
When you tune in to the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon on Sept. 4-5, you’ll join nearly 50 million viewers nationwide.
While that number is impressive, there’s another figure that’s also remarkable and just as vital to the success of the Telethon: 189.
That’s the number of television stations that make up MDA’s one-of-a-kind “Love Network” — stations across the country that will broadcast the...