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Slinger's Rookery supports the MDA with the Shamrock Program

posted Mar 14, 2017, 4:28 PM by Jeffrey Wolf   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 4:29 PM ]

By Kaitlyn Doberstein, Staff Writer

Posted March 14th, 2017

Muscular Dystrophy is a hereditary condition that is marked by progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles. The MDA Shamrock program has raised over 300 million dollars over the past 35 years to help save and make the lives of families living with this muscular dystrophy better. MDA has joined with more than 25,000 retail locations to help spread the word and earn money to help these families and the people with muscular dystrophy to celebrate their 35th anniversary. The Slinger Rookery is one of these locations.

The Slinger Rookery is selling MDA Shamrocks for one dollar. By buying one of these shamrocks during the time of St. Patrick's day, it will bring needed strength back to the children and adults affected by muscular dystrophy. This includes basic, everyday things people do like walking, running, hugging, and even breathing. Buying a shamrock allows the MDA to push past the limits of science and look for cures and treatments for people with muscular dystrophy. Children can also go to MDA’s summer camps to have their “best week of the year” at almost 80 different locations around the world.

So, go to the Rookery and help! Buy a MDA shamrock this St. Patrick’s Day season.