Business leaders and community members in the St. Charles area have been recruited to take part in the MDA Executive Lock Up at the Ameristar Casino on Thursday, August 23rd. Executives aka "jailbirds" have been set with a bail and asked to reach out to their personal and professional contacts for donations to get them out of jail. The funds raised will stay local to St. Charles County to benefit the kids and adults living with a form of neuromuscular disease.
The MDA St. Louis Chapter serves over 2600 patients living with a form of neuromuscular disease. Patients affected are both kids and adults.
All of the funds raised will stay local to St. Charles County where the event is being held. The funds will provide research, services and education to the local families.
MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.