Annual run continues to spread word about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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‘We are blessed by support and generosity’ When Sandy and Steve Peterson’s son Mitchell was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in 1999, they wondered where they could turn for support. They reached out to another family who also had a son diagnosed with DMD and through them made a connection with Parent Project MD […]

Volley for Mitchell raises $50,000

Mitchell Peterson (front) holds the AT&T donation check of $5,000. He is surrounded by (l–r) Pete MacGregor, Mimi Wyatt, Kristen Hartnagel, Bill Jackson, David Conner, and Ruth Gaudard of AT&T.

Tournament gets $5,000 boost from AT&T The Volley for Mitchell 4-on-4 Charity Volleyball Tournament kicks off its sixth year August 11 thanks to event underwriter AT&T. Volley for Mitchell has raised more than $50,000 to fund research in the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Today, returning event sponsor AT&T presented $5,000 during a short ceremony […]

Volley for Mitchell successful in fifth year

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¡ Love this volleyball tourney!  by BETH ALTENA According to organizer Pete MacGregor, this year’s competition included 50-plus teams and added a whopping $12,300 to the dollars for Project Parent MD, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The total for the five years of Volley for Mitchell is pushing $42,000 […]

Mustaches for Mitchell a DMD fundraiser

On Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, during the Rockford varsity boys and girls home basketball games against East Grand Rapids High School, Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will be raising funds for Mustaches for Mitchell, a fundraiser to support research and education for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The fundraising is done for the Parent Project MD in […]

Record-setting run raises $77,000

Going and growing  Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford enjoyed another amazingly succesful event this year, with 1,800 runners participating and raising $77,000. In its eleventh year, the Run has donated over $600,000 to Project Parent Musucular Dystrophy in Mitchell Peterson’s name. Mitchell, 13, along with family and volunteers, has raised awareness of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.