MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases.
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Mission: At MDA, we are fighting to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harmful effects of muscle-debilitating diseases so they can live longer and grow stronger.

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Thank you GPM Investments, LLC.  for hosting a Season of Giving campaign for MDA!  Visit one of 1300 locations across 23...
12/08/2020

Thank you GPM Investments, LLC. for hosting a Season of Giving campaign for MDA! Visit one of 1300 locations across 23 states this month to receive discounts and support MDA.
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12/01/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

FYI: Tune in Today on Giving Tuesday at 3pm ET for a FB Live chat. Join MDA Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sharon Hesterlee, MDA Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Barry Byrne and MDA Board Member Dr. Elizabeth McNally for a year-in-review discussion and keeping research and clinical trials moving forward in 2021! Thank you to our event sponsors Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., Sanofi Genzyme, and Genentech. Don’t forget to share your questions with us in the comments.

MDA will be hosting a FB Live this Giving Tuesday. Join MDA Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sharon Hesterlee, MDA Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Barry Byrne and MDA Board Member Dr. Elizabeth McNally for a year-in-review discussion and keeping research, treatments and clinical trials moving forward in 2021 for the neuromuscular community, and more! Thank you to our event sponsors Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., Sanofi Genzyme, and Genentech. Tune in next Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 3pm ET and drop all your questions below

We’re getting ready to kick off our Holiday Campaign with GPM Investments, LLC.  to support our MDA families! Be sure to...
11/30/2020

We’re getting ready to kick off our Holiday Campaign with GPM Investments, LLC. to support our MDA families! Be sure to visit a store location near you beginning December 1st to December 31st donate $1 and/or to #RoundUp for the Muscular Dystrophy Association ! If you donate $1, you’ll get a coupon in return, so don’t miss out this holiday season!
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From all of us at MDA, we wish our families, volunteers, medical teams, researchers, advocates, and partners a very happ...
11/27/2020

From all of us at MDA, we wish our families, volunteers, medical teams, researchers, advocates, and partners a very happy and safe #Thanksgiving! We are grateful for all of you.

This Giving Tuesday, give more than a gift. Help MDA make an impactful difference for kids and adults living with muscul...
11/23/2020

This Giving Tuesday, give more than a gift. Help MDA make an impactful difference for kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases by donating to help fund research, care and advocacy. Donate today and all gifts will be matched up to $25,000. Today, help us transform lives! https://bit.ly/MDAGivingTuesday20

This Giving Tuesday, give more than a gift. Help MDA make an impactful difference for kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases by donating to help fund research, care and advocacy. Donate today and all gifts will be matched up to $25,000. Today, help us transform lives! https://bit.ly/MDAGivingTuesday20

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November ...
11/19/2020
Vote for Tom Bell to build a bike with Paul Teutul, Sr.

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November 19th. Mr. Bell has entered to win a custom built chopper built by the Founder of Orange County Choppers, Paul Sr. The bike is valued at $100,000 and if won, all proceeds raised from the bike will go to benefit MDA. Please help show your support by clicking on the link below to cast your vote daily from now until Thursday, November 19th.

https://dreamchopper.com/2020/tom-bell

Will Tom Bell get to experience the opportunity of a lifetime?

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November ...
11/18/2020
Vote for Tom Bell to build a bike with Paul Teutul, Sr.

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November 19th. Mr. Bell has entered to win a custom built chopper built by the Founder of Orange County Choppers, Paul Sr. The bike is valued at $100,000 and if won, all proceeds raised from the bike will go to benefit MDA. Please help show your support by clicking on the link below to cast your vote daily from now until Thursday, November 19th.

https://dreamchopper.com/2020/tom-bell

Will Tom Bell get to experience the opportunity of a lifetime?

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November ...
11/17/2020
Vote for Tom Bell to build a bike with Paul Teutul, Sr.

Please help support Thomas Bell who has a personal connection to MDA by casting your vote DAILY from now until November 19th. Mr. Bell has entered to win a custom built chopper built by the Founder of Orange County Choppers, Paul Sr. The bike is valued at $100,000 and if won, all proceeds raised from the bike will go to benefit MDA. Please help show your support by clicking on the link below to cast your vote daily from now until Thursday, November 19th.

https://dreamchopper.com/2020/tom-bell

Will Tom Bell get to experience the opportunity of a lifetime?

Join MDA on Giving Tuesday for a Facebook Live discussion moderated by MDA Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sharon Hesterlee...
11/17/2020

Join MDA on Giving Tuesday for a Facebook Live discussion moderated by MDA Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sharon Hesterlee and featuring MDA Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Barry Byrne and MDA Board Member Dr. Elizabeth McNally. The live will cover a year-in-review of how we keep research and clinical trials moving forward, the state of treatments for the neuromuscular community, the COVID-19 vaccine and more! Thank you to our event sponsors Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., Sanofi Genzyme, and Genentech. Tune in Tuesday, December 1 at 3pm ET, and share with us any questions in the comments below.

Join MDA on Giving Tuesday for a Facebook Live discussion moderated by MDA Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sharon Hesterlee and featuring MDA Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Barry Byrne and MDA Board Member Dr. Elizabeth McNally. The live will cover a year-in-review of how we keep research and clinical trials moving forward, the state of treatments for the neuromuscular community, the COVID-19 vaccine and more! Thank you to our event sponsors Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., Sanofi Genzyme, and Genentech. Tune in Tuesday, December 1 at 3pm ET, and share with us any questions in the comments below.

Muscular Dystrophy Association
11/10/2020

Muscular Dystrophy Association

The National ALS Registry is working toward a better future for people living with ALS by funding research, collecting meaningful data, and more. See how you can help future generations. cdc.gov/als/ALSJoinALSRegistry.html

Happy Halloween!
10/31/2020

Happy Halloween!

Wishing you an un-BOO-lievable and safe Halloween! Join MDA National Ambassador Ethan LyBrand in his new Bumblebee wheelchair and Magic Wheelchair and share an image of you in your Halloween costume below!

Congratulations to MDA researcher and Nationwide Children's Hospital's Dr. Jerry Mendell for his election to the Nationa...
10/28/2020
Jerry R. Mendell, MD, Elected to the Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to MDA researcher and Nationwide Children's Hospital's Dr. Jerry Mendell for his election to the National Academy of Medicine.

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Today, Jerry R. Mendell, MD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the second faculty member from Nationwide

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter
10/26/2020

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter's cover photo
10/26/2020

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter's cover photo

A BIG thank you to Kevin Hart and ALL who showed up for and tuned into the FIRST #MDAKevinHartTelethon! Tonight we've ra...
10/25/2020

A BIG thank you to Kevin Hart and ALL who showed up for and tuned into the FIRST #MDAKevinHartTelethon! Tonight we've raised $10,548,454 - and we're not done yet. Visit thetelethon.org for more ways to give and advocate so that ALL have equal access to care and opportunity.

A BIG thank you to Kevin Hart and ALL who showed up for and tuned into the FIRST #MDAKevinHartTelethon! Tonight we've raised $10,548,454 - and we're not done yet. Visit thetelethon.org for more ways to give and advocate so that ALL have equal access to care and opportunity.

10/23/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

The #MDAKevinHartTelethon auction is open! You won’t want to miss it – we have signed swag from David Beckham, Stephen Curry and Serena Williams, the bridal experience of a lifetime from @kleinfeldbridal, and - calling all gamers - the ultimate Herman Miller gaming chair! Click thru to bid NOW! And don’t forget to tune in tomorrow night at 8 PM ET on LOL Network YouTube! http://bit.ly/mdaauction

The #MDAKevinHartTelethon auction is open! You won’t want to miss it – we have signed swag from David Beckham, Stephen Curry and Serena Williams, the bridal experience of a lifetime from Kleinfeld Bridal, and - calling all gamers - the ultimate Herman Miller gaming chair! Click thru to bid NOW! And don’t forget to tune in tomorrow night at 8 PM ET on LOL Network YouTube! http://bit.ly/mdaauction

10/23/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Join us here at 10pm ET, immediately following the #MDAKevinHartTelethon for the MDA 70th Anniversary Show, hosted by Nancy O'Dell and Jann Carl.

We will have great stories from members of our MDA community, groundbreaking research in the field, advocacy, and a host of celebrities. Including Charo, David Hasselhoff, Shawn Parr, Larry Gatlin of Larry, Steve & Rudy - The Gatlin Brothers, and more!

Donate at MDAgive.org.

Join us here at 10pm ET, immediately following the #MDAKevinHartTelethon for the MDA 70th Anniversary Show, hosted by Nancy O'Dell and Jann Carl.

We will have great stories from members of our MDA community, groundbreaking research in the field, advocacy, and a host of celebrities. Including Charo, David Hasselhoff, Shawn Parr, Larry Gatlin of Larry, Steve & Rudy - The Gatlin Brothers, and more!

Donate at MDAgive.org.

10/21/2020
DJ Khaled

Thank you DJ Khaled! We can’t wait to see you (and your moves) Saturday night! Tune in 8PM ET on LOL Network on YouTube to see DJ Khaled, Kevin Hart & more incredible talent come together. Click through for more info on the #MDAKevinHartTelethon. thetelethon.org

Calling on #FANLUV. LET’s help out my friend Kevin Hart and the #MDAKevinHartTelethon starting Saturday, 10/24 at 8pm ET LOL Network on YouTube. TUNE IN AND LET’S RAISE SOME MONEY! #DonationNation!!! To donate head to http://bit.ly/GiveToMDA Bless up. Luv always KHALED KHALED

10/20/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Ever wonder what came BEFORE the smartphone? Kevin Hart breaks it down!

Ever wonder what came BEFORE the smartphone? Kevin Hart breaks it down! This telethon — you can watch from your phone! Check out the MDA Kevin Hart Telethon on the LOL Network on YouTube, Saturday at 8pm ET. While you wait, start donating right now by going to mdagive.org!

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter's cover photo
10/19/2020

MDA El Paso and Southern NM Rio Grande Chapter's cover photo

October 19th marks the tenth anniversary of ATSDR’s National ALS Registry. Learn more about the Registry’s role in the f...
10/19/2020

October 19th marks the tenth anniversary of ATSDR’s National ALS Registry. Learn more about the Registry’s role in the fight against ALS, and how it’s grown over the years: cdc.gov/als

October 19th marks the tenth anniversary of ATSDR’s National ALS Registry. Learn more about the Registry’s role in the fight against ALS, and how it’s grown over the years: cdc.gov/als

10/15/2020
Robin Thicke

Run it from the top!

Can't wait to team up with the big boss Kevin Hart to support Muscular Dystrophy Association. Funds raised by #MDAKevinHartTelethon go to this incredible organization so I hope you'll join us and pitch in. Visit bit.ly/GiveToMDA, and I’ll see u on October 24th LOL Network on YouTube.

As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the MDA Advocacy Institute invites you to join a special virt...
10/14/2020

As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the MDA Advocacy Institute invites you to join a special virtual conversation with experts from Nixon Peabody LLP experts, Neal McNamara and Hillary Baca, about employment rights guaranteed to people living with a disability on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4pm ET. https://webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_cz-a6Ru8QRKETqJzHWiMDQ

As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the MDA Advocacy Institute invites you to join a special virtual conversation with experts from Nixon Peabody LLP experts, Neal McNamara and Hillary Baca, about employment rights guaranteed to people living with a disability on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4pm ET. https://webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_cz-a6Ru8QRKETqJzHWiMDQ

10/13/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Did you catch Kevin Hart on Entertainment Tonight last night? We can't wait for October 24th, but you can support TODAY with a donation at mdagive.org. Click through to make a gift, and receive some cool #MDAKevinHartTelethon SWAG!

Did you catch Kevin Hart on Entertainment Tonight last night? We can't wait for October 24th, but you can support TODAY with a donation at mdagive.org. Click through to make a gift, and receive some cool #MDAKevinHartTelethon SWAG!

Don’t forget to use Bit.ly/AmazonSmileMDA  when ordering on Amazon! Happy Prime Day!
10/13/2020

Don’t forget to use Bit.ly/AmazonSmileMDA when ordering on Amazon! Happy Prime Day!

Amazon.comn Prime Day is here! Shop your favorite deals and support MDA by selecting us as your charity of choice when you shop with Amazon Smile! Bit.ly/AmazonSmileMDA

10/12/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Ready to #philanthropize? Check out the Philanthropy Starter Pack!

Not sure how to get involved? Check out the Philanthropy Starter Pack! Kevin Hart will help you help us...right from your couch! And don't forget to tune in to the #MDAKevinHartTelethon starting Saturday, October 24th at 8PM ET LOL Network on Youtube. #Philanthropize at mdagive.org!

10/10/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Kevin Hart is right – one dollar, one million dollars – whatever you can give will help us make sure that everyone has equal access to opportunity, care, and scientific research! Please consider a gift today at mdagive.org, and we’ll see you October 24th on LOL Network @YouTube. #MDAKevinHartTelethon

Kevin Hart is right – one dollar, one million dollars – whatever you can give will help us make sure that everyone has equal access to opportunity, care, and scientific research! Please consider a gift today at mdagive.org, and we’ll see you October 24th on LOL Network @YouTube. #MDAKevinHartTelethon

10/08/2020
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Kevin Hart is right! Now is your chance to get involved with #MDAKevinHartTelethon. You can start donating today at mdagive.org and don't forget to tune in Saturday, October 24th at 8 pm LOL Network on YouTube.

Kevin Hart is right! Now is your chance to get involved with #MDAKevinHartTelethon. You can start donating today at mdagive.org and don't forget to tune in Saturday, October 24th at 8 pm LOL Network on YouTube.

MDA sat down with U.S. Senator Bob Casey for a Q&A to answer vital questions, provide resources, and share ways families...
10/08/2020

MDA sat down with U.S. Senator Bob Casey for a Q&A to answer vital questions, provide resources, and share ways families living with neuromuscular disease can advocate for accessible voting. Check it out and learn more about your voting rights on Election Day. https://strongly.mda.org/know-your-voting-rights-on-election-day-2020/

MDA sat down with U.S. Senator Bob Casey for a Q&A to answer vital questions, provide resources, and share ways families living with neuromuscular disease can advocate for accessible voting. Check it out and learn more about your voting rights on Election Day. https://strongly.mda.org/know-your-voting-rights-on-election-day-2020/

Check out this classic clip, Disco Ladies and Rhinestone Cowboys! We’re throwing it back to the 70s when college student...
10/07/2020

Check out this classic clip, Disco Ladies and Rhinestone Cowboys! We’re throwing it back to the 70s when college students across the country hosted dance party fundraisers in support of MDA. While it’s not safe to shake your groove thing in a crowd, you can go your own way and still support the #MDAKevinHartTelethon. Stay safe, connect with your friends, and fundraise online with Facebook. Click through and thank you for your heart of gold! mdagive.org

Check out this classic pic, Disco Ladies and Rhinestone Cowboys! We’re throwing it back to the 70s when college students across the country hosted dance party fundraisers in support of MDA. While it’s not safe to shake your groove thing in a crowd, you can go your own way and still support the #MDAKevinHartTelethon. Stay safe, connect with your friends, and fundraise online with Facebook. Click through and thank you for your heart of gold! https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/

This week is BMD Awareness Week. Jason Morgan is a disability advocate living with Becker muscular dystrophy. In the lat...
10/07/2020

This week is BMD Awareness Week. Jason Morgan is a disability advocate living with Becker muscular dystrophy. In the latest Quest issue, he shares his experience and commitment to advocacy. https://www.mda.org/quest/article/change-better

This week is BMD Awareness Week. Jason Morgan is a disability advocate living with Becker muscular dystrophy. In the latest Quest issue, he shares his experience and commitment to advocacy. https://www.mda.org/quest/article/change-better

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Perry Segura of El Paso was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy in 1981. He passed on September 26,2017. He had no use of arms and legs but strongly carried on for 36 years with a smile on his face and good spirit in his heart. He was loved by all will be missed by his partner, family and friends.