Comic legend and MDA National Chairman Jerry Lewis once again led the MDA Labor Day Telethon to a new record, raising $65,031,393 to beat last year’s total by $1.2 million. The Telethon star expressed humility and gratitude — but not surprise — at the American public’s generosity, especially in the face of economic uncertainty and the threat of Hurricane Gustav on the Gulf...
Breaking records, saving lives
IAFF President Harold Schaitberger
Since 1986, employees, marketers, retailers and customers of CITGO Petroleum Corp. have fueled MDA's mission to defeat neuromuscular diseases.
Houston-based CITGO is a leading manufacturer, refiner and supplier of transportation fuels, lubricants and other industrial products. Founded in 1910 as Cities Service Co., the CITGO name, combining "CIT" from Cities Service with "GO" to imply power and...
Luke Christie once again takes the reins as MDA National Goodwill Ambassador
Wow! What a year for Luke Christie of Due West, S.C.! Since his nationwide introduction on the 2005 Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, Luke, 13, has captured the hearts of millions of Americans while serving as MDA's National Goodwill Ambassador.
Decked out in bright lights and fancy décor, the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., isn't awaiting the Golden Globe Awards. This Labor Day weekend, the star-studded event in question is the Jerry Lewis Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. And the stars are the children and adults served by MDA.