More Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon

More Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Oct 22, 2020

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced that Don Cheadle, Common, Cindy Crawford, Whitney Cummings, Stephen Curry, Zachary Levi, and Kelly Rowland will join the previously announced star-studded lineup for The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon. More
Muscular Dystrophy Association Announces Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Lineup

Muscular Dystrophy Association Announces Stars To Join The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Lineup Oct 13, 2020

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced that Garcelle Beauvais, Aloe Blacc, Bryan Cranston, Adam Devine, Fat Joe, Liz Gillies, Aldis Hodge, Edwin Hodge, DJ Khaled, Daniel Levy, Loni Love, Leslie Mann, Robin Thicke, Gabrielle Union Wade and John David Washington have been added to The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon. More
Muscular Dystrophy Association Announces Relaunch of Iconic Telethon Hosted by Kevin Hart

Muscular Dystrophy Association Announces Relaunch of Iconic Telethon Hosted by Kevin Hart Sep 14, 2020

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today the relaunch of their legendary Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon with Kevin Hart joining as host. More
Stars Join Team Nanci At LA County Walk To Defeat ALS

Stars Join Team Nanci At LA County Walk To Defeat ALS Oct 18, 2017

Nanci Ryder’s “Team Nanci” once again participated in the annual LA County Walk to Defeat ALS, on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. More
Muscular Dystrophy Association Mourns The Passing Of Jerry Lewis

Muscular Dystrophy Association Mourns The Passing Of Jerry Lewis Aug 22, 2017

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has made a statement following the passing of Jerry Lewis. More
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Lead To Significant Gene Discovery

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Lead To Significant Gene Discovery Jul 28, 2016

According to a paper published today in Nature Genetics, researchers part of Project MinE’s global gene sequencing effort, funded by The ALS Association through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge donations, have identified a new ALS gene, NEK1, which now ranks among the most common genes that contribute to the disease, providing scientists with another potential target for therapy development. More
Renee Zellweger Helps ALS Association Honor Heroes

Renee Zellweger Helps ALS Association Honor Heroes Feb 10, 2016

On Friday, February 5, at its sixth annual Heroes Luncheon, The ALS Association and its 39 chapters honored four extraordinary people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who have made a difference in the ALS community. More
Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveils Revitalized Brand

Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveils Revitalized Brand Feb 2, 2016

The Muscular Dystrophy Association, the iconic charity that revolutionized philanthropic giving in America with telethons, celebrities and cause marketing, today unveiled a revitalized brand reflecting a renewed commitment to accelerate treatments and cures for the kids, adults and families it serves. More
Jerry Lewis Returns To Help Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveil Revitalized Brand

Jerry Lewis Returns To Help Muscular Dystrophy Association Unveil Revitalized Brand Jan 28, 2016

Jerry Lewis — the longtime host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day telethon — will step out of his retired role with the iconic charity that revolutionized philanthropic giving in America to help introduce MDA’s revitalized brand this Friday, Jan. 29, at an event in Carnegie Hall. More
ICAP To Hold Annual Charity Day Today

ICAP To Hold Annual Charity Day Today Dec 9, 2015

ICAP plc, a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, announces that the 23rd annual global Charity Day will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. More
Stars Take The Stage At Augie's Quest Tradition Of Hope Gala

Stars Take The Stage At Augie's Quest Tradition Of Hope Gala Oct 22, 2015

The 10th anniversary Tradition of Hope gala for Augie’s Quest, an aggressive, cure-driven effort focused on finding treatments and cures for ALS, brought celebrities to the black-tie affair at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, October 10, 2015. More
Stars Support Team Nanci At LA County Walk To Defeat ALS

Stars Support Team Nanci At LA County Walk To Defeat ALS Oct 21, 2015

Publicist Nanci Ryder’s “Team Nanci” once again participated in the annual LA County Walk to Defeat ALS, on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. More
Nick Lachey Supports The Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

Nick Lachey Supports The Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids Aug 20, 2015

Toys"R"Us today announced the release of the 2015 Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. More
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returns In August

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returns In August Aug 3, 2015

Led by co-founders Pete Frates, Pat Quinn and Anthony Senerchia, and with the help of celebrities, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball (MLB), the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is making a splash again this August. More
MDA Discontinues Annual Labor Day Telethon

MDA Discontinues Annual Labor Day Telethon May 4, 2015

MDA, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, has announced that the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving have made this the right time for the organization to move beyond its historic Labor Day telethon. More
Bid On Rare Apple Computer For Charity

Bid On Rare Apple Computer For Charity Apr 9, 2015

Get ready to bid on a collection of Apple collectibles including an Apple-1 computer, owned by the same family for over 36 years. More
Augie's Quest 10 Year Reunion Bash Raises More Than $1.8 Million for ALS Research

Augie's Quest 10 Year Reunion Bash Raises More Than $1.8 Million for ALS Research Mar 19, 2015

With support from loyal sponsors and dedicated fitness professionals, the Augie's Quest 10 Year Reunion Bash exceeded its own expectations by raising more than $1.8 million for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) research on Friday, March 13. More
Gavin DeGraw Headlines 10 Year Reunion Bash for Augie's Quest

Gavin DeGraw Headlines 10 Year Reunion Bash for Augie's Quest Mar 3, 2015

Augie's Quest today announced its 10 Year Reunion Bash, set to take place on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the JW Marriott, located at 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. More
MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Raises Millions For Charity

MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Raises Millions For Charity Sep 2, 2014

The MDA Show Of Strength Telethon raised over $52 million on Sunday. More
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Raises Over $100 Million

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Raises Over $100 Million Sep 2, 2014

ALS, a disease that causes progressive paralysis and then death within two to five years, did not used to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue. That all changed this summer when former Boston College Baseball captain Pete Frates, who has the disease, started the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. More
49th MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Set For This Weekend

49th MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Set For This Weekend Aug 29, 2014

ABC television stars will join forces this Labor Day weekend on the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon airing Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c on ABC television stations across the country to help raise funds and awareness to help save and improve the lives of children and adults affected by muscle disease. More
Pete Wentz To Open MDA Show Of Strength Telethon With Special Guest

Pete Wentz To Open MDA Show Of Strength Telethon With Special Guest Aug 28, 2014

The Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2014 National Goodwill Ambassador Reagan Imhoff of New Berlin, Wis., is set to open the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon alongside Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz this Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country. More
Albert Pujols Supports Toys"R"Us Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids

Albert Pujols Supports Toys"R"Us Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids Aug 22, 2014

Toys"R"Us has announced the release of its 20th Anniversary edition of the ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. More
George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Aug 21, 2014

The ALS Association would like to thank President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, for showing their continued support for people living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. More
Star Lineup Set For MDA Show Of Strength Telethon This Labor Day Weekend

Star Lineup Set For MDA Show Of Strength Telethon This Labor Day Weekend Aug 21, 2014

The entertainment industry has once again joined together to lend support to the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. More
Shannen Doherty And Holly Marie Combs Bring Ice Bucket Challenge To Sea Shepherd Crew

Shannen Doherty And Holly Marie Combs Bring Ice Bucket Challenge To Sea Shepherd Crew Aug 18, 2014

If you happened to be on Instagram or Twitter late Saturday afternoon, you would have witnessed an incredible challenge! Actresses and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society supporters Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs challenged the organization’s founder Captain Paul Watson and select Sea Shepherd crew and staff worldwide to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, currently sweeping social and entertainment media. More
Ice Bucket Challenge Heats Up For Charity

Ice Bucket Challenge Heats Up For Charity Aug 18, 2014

In the last two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has quite literally “soaked” the nation. Everyone from Ethel Kennedy to Justin Timberlake has poured a bucket of ice water over her or his head and has challenged others do the same or to make a donation to fight ALS within twenty-four hours. More
Jay Leno To Be Grand Marshall At Annual Love Ride

Jay Leno To Be Grand Marshall At Annual Love Ride Jun 27, 2014

Thousands of riders are expected to join the 31st Annual Love Ride, the longest running single-day motorcycle fundraiser in the world, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Oct. 25, 2014. More
Stars Rock The iHeartRadio Music Festival

Stars Rock The iHeartRadio Music Festival Sep 25, 2013

The two-day iHeartRadio Music Festival, where the music of the iHeartRadio app comes to life, came to a close Saturday night following a weekend of incredible performances by the biggest names in music. More
MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Raises Over $50 Million

MDA Show Of Strength Telethon Raises Over $50 Million Sep 3, 2013

Musical performances and inspiring family stories were featured prominently on this year’s MDA Show of Strength Telethon. The Muscular Dystrophy Association's telethon aired for two hours on Sunday on ABC television stations nationwide. More