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Buy an MDA Shamrock, Help Conquer Muscle Disease Today at Participating Retailers in the Fort Wayne Area

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from February 15, 2015 until March 31, 2015

Phone: 260-486-6698

Email: azumstein@mdausa.org

Event Description

February 24, 2015 Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM EST

WHAT: More than 50 retailers throughout Fort Wayne area will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease by participating in the 33rd annual MDA Shamrock program.

With numerous grocery stores, convenience stores and restaurants participating in the popular St. Patrick's Day program, customers can help accelerate progress to find treatments and cures for life-threatening muscle disease by adding a MDA paper shamrock to their purchase at check-out for just a $1, $5 or a larger contribution.

WHERE:
Wing’s Etc.
Richard’s Restaurants
Texas Roadhouse New Market Anne’s Hallmark Denny’s (Northwest Indiana) Save-A-Lot National Oil & Gas Good Oil Co DQ & Dunkin Donuts All American (Marathon) Qdoba Little Caesars (Kokomo and Marion)
Church’s Chicken
Papa Johns
Lowe’s (All Northern Indiana stores)
Pak-A-Sak Convenience Stores
Lassus Handy Dandy
Martin’s Supermarket’s
Bellman Oil-Belmart Locations
Great Clips
Cap N Cork Atlas Oil
Belmont Beverage
Calumet Breweries
Pride C Stores
Campbell & Fetter Bank
Gallahan Oil
Jay Co. Beverage
Soupley’s Liquor Stores
United Beverage
Nelson Beverage
Fricker’s
Ridgeway Petroleum
Tilted Kilt
Johnson Junction
Harding’s Friendly Market
Superior Petroleum
Freedom Oil
Purdue CU
Jiffy Lube
Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt

WHEN: Feb. 15 through March 31

WHY: The MDA Shamrock program is the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day-themed fundraiser that supports families in every community living with muscle disease. Muscular dystrophy and other related life-threatening diseases take away people’s ability to walk, move, smile, talk and even breathe. Funds raised through 2015 shamrock donations build on decades of research progress, helping push science to its limits in the search for treatments and cures. Dollars raised also help support MDA’s life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and clinics, including the MDA Clinic at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne & Elkhart Clinic. They also make MDA summer camp possible so kids with muscle disease can enjoy “the best week of the year” at Camp Potawotami in South Milford.




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