Muscular dystrophy association holds muscle walk

The muscular dystrophy association holds muscle walk at Parkview Field.

Posted: May. 19, 2018 10:05 PM
Updated: May. 21, 2018 9:36 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- The walk raises money for care centers, week long summer camp for kids with muscular dystrophy, and durable medical equipment for families who are affected by muscular dystrophy.

B.J Gilbert participates every year.

"We as families go around, and do different events, and raise money for ourselves for our kids.  We fight back for ourselves. It gives us a way to give back and get people involved," he said.

The goal this year is to raise $96,000.

The executive director said one of the main reasons for fundraising is for medical advancement.

"One of the most important things that we do is raise money for research," Sonja Cronin said.

she also said they are just shy of $80,000. If you'd like to donate money, you can at mda.org.

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