As you may already know, for 45 years our annual Labor Day Telethon was a 21½-hour fundraising spectacular. It’s now time to launch an all-new Telethon era.
This year, the Telethon will be a six-hour show seen in prime time nationwide on Sunday, Sept. 4, broadcast live from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Eastern time zone and from 6 p.m. to midnight via tape delay in all other time zones. Never before...
MDA has just ended one of the most difficult economic years in the history of our organization. But thanks to our many devoted sponsors, supporters, families and researchers, we’re weathering the storm and looking forward to better times ahead.
Forty-five years ago, a great man named Bob Ross, MDA’s then-executive director, dreamed that the power of television could be harnessed in behalf of families devastated by neuromuscular diseases — diseases about which modern medicine had no understanding, let alone defense.
MDA joins the world of Twitter; followers welcomed @MDAnews
Now there’s yet another way to get news from MDA – follow the Association on Twitter, the popular social media tool, through its account, @MDAnews.
One of the greatest human gifts I know is the ability to communicate effectively.