Make a Muscle, Make a Difference – MDA – Fighting Muscle Disease

Every March Standard Bank and Trust Co. participates in MDA’s Shamrock fundraising drive.  This year with the help of our customers and employees we raised $10,941.

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Where does the money go?

  • 13 Local Children can attend MDA Summer Camp this June
  • 2 hours and 45 minutes of life saving research can be done
  • 109 Family Support Group Sessions can be held
  • 437 people with MD can get a flu shot

This was our best year to date!  You can still help by going to the MDA website below and making a contribution.

About MDA: MDA is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to conquering more than 40 diseases that affect a million Americans of all ages. MDA combats muscle diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. MDA has more than 200 offices across the country, sponsors more than 200 hospital-affiliated clinics and supports more than 330 research projects around the world. MDA supports more research on neuromuscular diseases than any other private-sector organization in the world. The Association’s comprehensive service program includes medical examinations, flu shots, support groups, MDA summer camps for youngsters, and assistance with obtaining and repairing all types of durable medical equipment, including wheelchairs, leg braces and communication devices.

The Association’s programs are funded almost entirely by individual private contributors. To learn more, please visit at: www.mda.org.


GET A SHAMROCK TODAY!

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