LEMONT, Ill., November 2, 2017 – The CITGO Lemont Refinery is a committed partner of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and has raised more than $600,000 for the organization during 2017. Funds raised help underwrite clinical research, assist with medical and rehabilitation costs, and send children affected by neurological diseases to MDA Summer Camp in Hudson, Ill.
ROCKPORT, Texas, August 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has invited CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery employees to attend “Sponsor Day” at the annual MDA Summer Camp in Camp Aranzazu near Rockport. During their time there, they will be free to tour the camp, participate in a camp activity and meet the campers that they have helped send to camp.
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.
LEMONT, Ill., August 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is taking 200 local students out to the ballgame for CITGO Day at Wrigley Field as part of the CITGO Lemont Refinery’s 90th anniversary celebration. These students will be CITGO special guests for the 7:05pm Cubs game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, August 31, with each child receiving a commemorative t-shirt and Cubs dollars for snacks. All Cubs fans attending the game have the chance to join in on the fun: the first 10,000 fans will receive Cubs player decals presented by CITGO.
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.
Restoration effort part of broader CITGO commitment to health and well-being initiatives
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers from CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently led a cleanup at Camp Aranzazu, a therapeutic recreational camp for children and adults with special needs.
CITGO employees, contractors and sponsors participate in bowling fundraiser to fight muscular dystrophy
ROMEOVILLE, Ill., April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The CITGO Lemont Refinery raised $90,000 with the help of more than 30 local businesses at the Fifth Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Shamrock Bowl. Participants gathered at the Brunswick Zone bowling alley in Romeoville in March to benefit the MDA and raise awareness for muscular dystrophy advocacy, research and support services for Illinois families.
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).