West Seattle MDA benefit: MDA Lockup!

October 25, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 2 Comments
When: Back to Calendar November 8, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Talarico's
4718 California Ave SW
Seattle,WA 98116
USA
Categories: Benefits Donation Drives

Donate to the Muscular Dystrophy Association when you help bail out “jailbirds” (volunteers from local businesses) in the MDA Lockup at Talarico’s Pizzeria Thursday, November 8th from 11 am to 3 pm. Donations can be made in cash, or checks made out to MDA.

One “jailbird” will “Uncle Mike” Gordon, owner of Uncle Mike’s Superlicious BBQ in White Center (his online donation link here.)

See WSB’s post-event coverage of the MDA Lockup held at Angelina’s here.

Details from the Muscular Dystrophy Association:

The Lock-Up is the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s premier fundraising program. These high-profile events occur all across the country at various times throughout the year. Business and community leaders agree to be “put behind bars for good,” where they utilize use their vendors, co-workers, family and friends to get donations that will go toward their “bail.” Each Jailbird has weeks to raise their donations. That way, on the day of the Lock-Up event, they can enjoy the Lock-Up experience by networking with other business leaders and meeting with the individuals and families that they’re helping in their community. All funds raised by the MDA Lock-Up assist the Association in providing lifesaving research, a nationwide network of medical clinics and accessible summer camp experiences to individuals and families affected by neuromuscular diseases.

MDA’s facebook page is here.

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  1. Happy to say I’ll be there too! Will I see the co-publisher?

    Here’s my link:

    http://www2.mda.org/goto/GreggHersholt

    Comment by Gregg Hersholt — 10:49 am November 8, 2012 #

  2. I have been “arrested” a couple of times for this in the past. It’s rather fun.

    Comment by elisaid — 12:20 pm November 8, 2012 #

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