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Fifth Annual Rock Out To Knock Out Muscular Dystrophy
Sunday August 27 Dingbatz Club, Clifton NJ

Benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Association · Tickets · Donate · Neuromuscular Disease Index

Sources: RockAgainstDystrophy.org; MDA.org

Rock Against Dystrophy would not be possible without the founders Turbo and Jay Scorpion. Even though these brothers live with spinal musclar atrophy, a neuromuscular disease, it has never stopped them from acting upon their dedication to the work of the Muscular Dystrophy Association…just goes to show that the sky is the limit if you put your mind to it.

Jiffy Lube customers are invited to make a donation of $3 or more to MDA at participating locations in support of MDA programs and families. In return, donors receive a MUSCLE UP! savings book containing more than $100 in savings from Jiffy Lube and other national retailers. In its sixth year, the MUSCLE UP! campaign has raised more than $5 million in support of MDA research and services.

Funds from the annual campaign help provide services for MDA families nationwide, including a free week-long summer camp which creates opportunities for kids living with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases to discover new interests, gain self-confidence and experience the independence of being away from home in an environment where barriers do not exist.

Click here for a list of New Jersey Jiffy Lube locations.

“Support from partners like Jiffy Lube makes it possible to accelerate research to find urgently needed treatments and cures for muscle-debilitating diseases,” said MDA Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Karen Lewis Alexander. “In the past year, four new drugs have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). These are milestones that would not have been possible without the generosity of loyal Jiffy Lube franchisees, service center employees and customers. We are so grateful for the partnership.”

Contributions from the campaign also helps MDA fund groundbreaking research across diseases and provide individuals with life-enhancing programs and support services, including state-of-the-art multidisciplinary care at a nationwide network of more than 150 MDA Care Centers.

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