'Maka a Muscle, Make a Difference' Join your MDA Walk Saturday
Anchorage,Alaska [April 27, 2012] — More than 100 people will participate in the annual MDA Muscle Walk on Saturday, April 28th 9:00 am, at The Mall at Sears. The walk is expected to raise more than $5,000.00 to help MDA Alaska serve area residents with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle diseases.
Registration begins at 9. The Walk is expected to go until noon.
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.
In addition to funding some 300 research teams worldwide, MDA maintains a national network of some 200 hospital-affiliated clinics; facilitates hundreds of support groups for families affected by neuromuscular diseases; and provides local summer camp opportunities for thousands of youngsters fighting progressive muscle diseases.
In Alaska, individuals registered with the Association can receive excellent care at MDA’s clinic at Alaska Neurology. For more information, visit mda.org, or contact the MDA office in Anchorage at 907-276-2131.