A look at the set of the 2011 MDA Labor Day Telethon. (credit: MDA)

MDA Telethon Is Ending

MDA says “the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving” make it the right time to end the annual event.


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MDA Summer Camp Kids Love Swimming

Most kids at the MDA summer camp say that swimming is the best part of the day, because all campers can participate regardless of their physical limitations.


MDA Summer Camp 2011.  (Photo credit Stuart Boslow, CBS 11 News)

MDA Camp For Kids With Neuromuscular Disease

Every summer, the Muscular Dystrophy Association sponsors a summer camp for children with neuromuscular disease. And they all agree that it is the best week of their lives.


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Dallas Firefighters Want You To ‘Fill the Boot’ For MDA

Starting today expect to see members of Dallas Fire Rescue, standing at busy street corners, collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy. The annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign is underway and for the next three days firefighters will be fanned out across the city to accept donations.


MDA Summer Camp 2011.  (Photo credit Stuart Boslow, CBS 11 News)

MDA Holding Online Auction To Defeat Muscle Disease

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is holding an online auction in conjunction with its Labor Day Telethon. But you won’t have to wait until the holiday to start bidding.


A young boy catches a fish at MDA Summer Camp in Meridian, Texas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Visiting MDA Summer Camp Before The Annual Telethon

CBS 11 and TXA 21 are proud new sponsors of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual Labor Day Telethon. On June 23, Larry Mowry and Karen Borta both visited the MDA Summer Camp.


Firefighter boots are seen on the ground. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Southlake Firefighters Kick Off “Fill the Boot” Campaign

Southlake firefighters spent Tuesday morning battling something other than flames. A group of rescuers kicked off their ‘Fill the Boot’ muscular dystrophy money collection campaign at the intersection of Southlake Boulevard and Kimball Avenue.