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Harris Teeter to help raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Help MDA this March in the Fight Against Neuromuscular Disease

Matthews, N.C., 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is pleased to announce a partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to help the non-profit health agency raise funding to continue its mission of finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases.

March 1 – March 31, Harris Teeter associates in all Harris Teeter and 201central stores will sell $1, $3 and $5 “Make a Muscle” donation cards.  Sales of the donation cards will directly benefit MDA in your community.

“MDA is grateful for our long standing partnership with Harris Teeter and is looking forward to the 2014 campaign,” said Theresa Miller, divisional director for MDA. “Through the generosity of Harris Teeter associates and customers, MDA is able to fund local comprehensive health care services, as well as move forward in our quest for a cure.”

Did you know:

  • MDA spends $65 a minute, every minute of the year, supporting more than 250 research projects worldwide searching for treatments and cures for the more than 40 diseases in its program;
  • MDA has the most comprehensive program of any voluntary health agency in the country, providing services through 120 local offices in the United States and Puerto Rico; and
  • MDA has been designated a “Top-Rated Charity” by the American Institute of Philanthropy and has earned the right to display the Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity seal.

There are many ways to help MDA in the fight against neuromuscular disease.  Please consider contributing financially at your local Harris Teeter or raising awareness for the MDA on your social media pages.

EASY TWEET:  Fight back against muscle disease. Support @MDAnews @harristeeter Go to [insert link to landing page] #MakeAMuscle

EASY TWEET: I supported @MDAnews today @Harris Teeter #MakeAMuscle

Click here for a Campaign poster and click here to watch a copy of a video announcing the launch of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Donation Card Campaign at Harris Teeter.



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