In a check presentation on Thursday, October 11, 2018, the Board of Directors and other partners of the Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Co-op Association presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) with a check in the amount of $125,000, representing 2018 fundraising efforts. The donation represents funds raised through the Annual Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Golf Classic to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA Golf Classic), the annual Jiffy Lube Muscle Up! campaign and the second annual Chicago partnership.
In its third year, the 2018 MDA Golf Classic generated $105,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, up from the previous years, which raised $103,000 in 2017 and $86,000 in its inaugural year.
“Our objective is to enjoy time together with our valued business associates while raising funds to benefit a strong advocate of families experiencing muscle disease in our communities.” said Darrell Muscolino, President, Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Co-op Association. “It is an honor be involved with so many supporting the event making it possible for us to provide funding to MDA and make a difference in our communities.”
Jiffy Lube International, Pennzoil, Team Car Care and AutoCenter Sales were primary partners of the 2018 MDA Golf Classic held on Tuesday, September 19, 2018 at Bolingbrook Golf Club, Bolingbrook, IL, contributing a combined thirty percent of the total amount raised. A list of business partners supporting the MDA Golf Classic can be found at ChicagolandJiffyLube.com then selecting the ‘MDA Golf Classic’ button in the top navigation.
“MDA is honored to have the Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Co-op be such a strong supporter of us within the area and beyond,” said Kate Shea, Regional Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association. “Jiffy Lube franchisees around the country have been supporting MDA for over 7 years and seeing the expansion of the Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Co-op team is heartwarming and impactful to the work we’re so desperately trying to fund. And we know great things are in the works for our continued partnership and we’re so thankful.”
The fourth annual Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Golf Classic to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2019 at Bolingbrook Golf Club.
About Chicagoland Jiffy Lube With more than 100 neighborhood service center location in the area, Chicagoland Jiffy Lube is a leading provider of automotive preventive maintenance. Offering a range of services from oil changes and tire rotations, to everything in between Chicagoland Jiffy Lube strives to help drivers Leave Worry Behind®. For more information visit https://chicagolandjiffylube.com/
About MDA Golf Classic Hosted by Chicagoland Jiffy Lube Co-op Association, the MDA Golf Classic is a premier hospitality and fundraising event. Partnering with business partners across the country the event features an opportunity for networking while fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For more information visit https://chicagolandjiffylube.com/mda-golf-classic
About Muscular Dystrophy Association The Muscular Dystrophy Association is committed to transforming the lives of people affected by muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases. We do this through innovations in science and innovations in care. As the largest source of funding for neuromuscular disease research outside of the federal government, MDA has committed more than $1 billion since our inception to accelerate the discovery of therapies and cures. Research we have supported is directly linked to approved, life-changing therapies across multiple neuromuscular diseases. We support the largest network of multidisciplinary clinics providing best in class care at more than 150 of the nation's top medical institutions, and each year thousands of children and young adults learn vital life skills and gain independence at summer camp and through recreational programs, at no cost to families. For more information visit https://www.mda.org/