Casey’s General Stores Raises $1.35 Million for MDA Summer Camp
October 23, 2017 - summer camp
Casey’s General Stores customers contributed $1.35 million in Aug to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association‘s 2017 Summer Camp, where children critical with MD suffer a week of fun and make new friends during no cost to their families.
Since a fundraising debate was launched in 2006, $9 million has been lifted to make these camps fully-accessible and medically-safe for all campers. MDA also provides dishes and snacks for all children, 24-hour medical staff on site, camp for a full week and customized activities like swimming, horseback riding, zip-lining, adaptive sports and others.
“We are intensely beholden for a munificence of Casey’s General Stores employees and business who non-stop their hearts to assistance people with muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger,” Sabrina Hughes, MDA inhabitant executive of sell partnerships, pronounced in a press release. “Because of this year’s pinup donations, we will be means to assistance give internal kids a invaluable, life-changing knowledge of attending MDA Summer Camp where they will have a possibility to benefit critical life skills to assistance them face daily hurdles that carrying a muscle-debilitating illness can mostly bring,” she said.
From Aug. 1-31, Casey’s and a associates in 15 states sole $1 and $5 pinups to their business to present to to a MDA Summer Camp. This year’s debate also enclosed a “buy two, get one free” banking for 7UP products.
Casey’s is a long-time believer of MDA’s mission. Not usually do all stores assistance lift supports for MDA Summer Camp any year, they also classify year-round internal events to support families coping with MD. One of these events, Casey’s MDA Muscle Team Dinner and Auction, will take place Nov. 16.
Casey’s also encourages employees to turn concerned in internal activities and proffer work, and they often are privately concerned in a classification of a summer camps opposite a Midwest. They assistance yield dishes and snacks to campers and infrequently also guard children via a week.
“During a final 11 years, Casey’s employees and business have clinging time to lift critical supports for people critical with muscle-debilitating diseases in the communities,” pronounced Terry Handley, Casey’s boss and CEO. “We’re respected to put the common strength behind promulgation some extraordinary kids to MDA Summer Camp where they will have a possibility to learn new interests and autonomy in an sourroundings but limits.”
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