VERNON HILLS, Ill., February 13, 2020/3BL Media/— Local CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO) Marketer, Graham Enterprise, Inc. (GEI), today announced it raised $123,000 in 2019 to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
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LEMONT, Ill., April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/– The CITGO Lemont Refinery recently held their annual bowl-a-thon at Bowlero in Romeoville to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and to raise awareness, support and services for Illinois families living with this disease.
LEMONT, Ill., Oct. 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Employees from the CITGO Lemont Refinery, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Cicero Manufacturing Facility helped raise $500,000 for those battling neuromuscular diseases at the 20th annual Driving for a Cure Golf Outing benefiting the local Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) chapter. The proceeds from this event – the second-largest MDA golf outing in the country – will go towards clinical research and medical and rehabilitation costs for patients fighting muscular dystrophy.
HOUSTON, June 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are celebrating a 30-year partnership that has raised nearly $200 million for the nonprofit health organization since the two began working together in January 1986. As MDA’s largest corporate sponsor, CITGO and its employees, along with its network of locally-owned Marketers and Retailers, will celebrate this milestone all year long through fundraisers and various community and employee events.
LEMONT, Ill., May 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Every year, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) provides rehabilitation assistance to thousands of children and adults across the country. To bolster these efforts and help local families fighting muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases, the CITGO Lemont Refinery, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, recently held its sixth bowl-a-thon benefitting the MDA.
Funds from Passport to a Cure Event Will Support Research and Local Families Dealing with Neuromuscular Disease
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Continuing to fuel good in local communities and build on its long-term commitment to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local Marketers and Retailers, recently supported the MDA Arkansas chapter’s Hollywood-themed Passport to a Cure event, raising nearly $30,000 benefiting research and local families dealing with neuromuscular disease. The MDA currently provides services for more than 800 people throughout the state of Arkansas.
Annual Muscle Team and Toast to Life Events Raise Awareness and Funds Benefiting Chapters Across the State
HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Fueling good with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for nearly 30 years, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, as well as its local Marketers and Retailers, supported several recent MDA events throughout Wisconsin, helping to cumulatively raise more than $350,000 to benefit local chapters and fund research for neuromuscular diseases.
HOUSTON, June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and CITGO Marketer Sun Coast Resources together helped raise more than $140,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) Houston chapter during the 20th annual Jonathan Clements Texas Golf Tournament.
Local CITGO Marketer Raises $40,000 to Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association
Little Rock, Ark., Dec. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On Dec. 4, local CITGO Marketer Flash Market Inc., Core Mark and CITGO Petroleum Corporation hosted the tenth annual Passport to a Cure event featuring keynote speaker Zack Arnold, director and producer of GO FAR: The Christopher Rush Story, which follows the life of a boy diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at a young age. The event was held at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock and raised nearly $40,000 to benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).