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Jerry Lewis Reaches Out to MD Families Affected By Gustav

Encourages Telethon Viewers to Donate to Salvation Army
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Muscular Dystrophy Association National Chairman and Telethon Host

Jerry Lewis today will use his Labor Day Telethon to encourage

families registered with MDA and being evacuated from their homes

due to Gustav to seek out MDA services wherever they end up. MDA

has almost 5,000 registered families in the affected areas.

Lewis will ask viewers of his 43rd Annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon

to not only make a donation to the Telethon, but also to make a

donation to the Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services.

WHEN: Immediately

Telethon starts at 9 p.m. EDT, check local listings

WHERE: Patients can find an MDA office in any location by calling

(800) 572-1717 from a landline.

Donations to the Telethon can be made to and

(800) FIGHT-MD.

Donations to the Salvation Army can be made to and (800) SAL-ARMY.

WHY: People with one of the more than 40 diseases in MDA's program may

need MDA services ranging from visits and transportation to one of

MDA's 225 clinics, to loans and repairs of wheelchairs, leg braces

and communication devices.

WHO: MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular

dystrophy and related diseases through programs of worldwide

research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional

and public health education. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Muscular Dystrophy Association
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