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  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscular Dystrophy Association

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Mission Statement

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency seeking treatments and cures for 43 neuromuscular diseases that affect over one million people. MDA provides a broad range of health care and community services in tandem with its support of potentially lifesaving research. In Oklahoma, MDA serves over 2,000 client families. Since 1950, MDA has provided one of the most comprehensive Health Care Service programs of any voluntary health agency in the country. In Oklahoma City, the MDA clinic is located at Integris Southwest Medical Center. MDA offers a variety of support groups, vital research, and MDA summer camp for children living with neuromuscular diseases as well as assistance with the purchase and repair of wheelchairs, leg braces, communication devices, and much more. All services are provided at no cost to the 2,000 children and adults that MDA serves in Oklahoma.

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The Muscular Dystrophy Association needs your help!!! MDA supports over 2,000 families in Oklahoma alone. To ensure our families get the assistance they need MDA requires lots of man power and support from local businesses and volunteers. The Association's programs are funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. MDA seeks no government grants, United Way funding or fees from those we serve. The Muscular Dystrophy Association has many different programs and events you can get involved in. Our annual Stride and Ride event is held in January we gather many of our families and sponsors to be team captains and walk the mall to find a cure! We have about 8 Lock-up events a year, community and business leaders get "Locked Up for Jerry's Kids" and have a blast raising their bail to break out of jail! Sell Green and Gold Shamrocks in the Shamrock's Against Dystrophy Program, have competitions, win prizes and find a cure...ONE SHAMROCK AT A TIME! The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon is an American tradition shown locally on KWTV News Channel 9 and is a great way to get involved in your community and help local children and adults living with neuromuscular diseases. These are just a few ways you can get involved and make a difference. Raise moral, help the community, and have a little fun with MDA...Our families need you!!!

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http://www.mdausa.org

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Would you recommend Muscular Dystrophy Association?

by nunya b. (2010-04-07 09:48:53.0)
They are terrible, and are selfish, greedy, money-hungry people that do NOT care about what matters most, which is the KIDS!!!! I am thirteen and have MD. They make as many cost-cutting measures as possible and in the end hurt everyone.
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