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.
If you'd like to participate in an MDA Lock-Up event in your community, it's easy! Just call your local MDA office at (800) 572-1717. The MDA team member will explain all the details of your specific event and how you can be the most successful Jailbird! Once you're a Jailbird, you'll receive all the information you need, including a kit, success tips and even your very own online fundraising Web page. It's a fun and unique way to use your sphere of influence to help raise funds in support of the fight against muscle disease.