MDA camp in Gig Harbor 2019 – photos courtesy of Micheal Poff             

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the National Association of Letter Carriers

since 1952, letter carriers have raised funds in support of finding a cure for those living with muscular dystrophy. 

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The National Association of Letter Carriers is the representing union of professional members of the United States Postal Service who deliver mail to homes and businesses across the United States. In 1952, NALC became MDA’s first national sponsor and declared it the NALC’s official charity. The Union’s first campaign to raise funds for MDA was its “Porch Light Brigade,” an all-volunteer door-to-door effort by letter carriers Thanksgiving week, 1953. Since that time, the NALC has remained faithful to its commitment to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease, raising countless millions which have, and continue to, advance MDA’s mission.

NALC raises money for MDA through Bowl-a-Thons, Muscle Walks and letter writing campaigns, making a critical difference for the many neighbors living with muscle disease its members deliver mail to year-round.

Find out more here (link to NALC website)





“Thanks to you, families served by MDA have a future with hope. So let’s keep up the great work and with the help of letter carriers, Deliver that Cure for kids and adults with muscle disease.”

Fred Rolando, President NALC


president wiggins on stage with danielle harada at 2019 state convention


Danielle harada           

$6100 was raised for MDA during the Banquet Auction at the WSALC convention hosted by Branch 852 Yakima Merged in May 2019! 


                                              Micheal Poff showing a piece of Danielle’s artwork           

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