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Vallarta Supermarkets in Fresno Hosts Muscular Dystrophy Association Check Presentation

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FRESNO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vallarta Supermarkets invites you to their Muscular Dystrophy Association, (MDA), Check Presentation. This event will take place on Thursday June 12, 2014 at 11am at Vallarta Supermarkets located at 4831 Butler Ave Fresno, California 93727.

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Vallarta Supermarkets dedicates each year one full month, chain-wide, to allow customers and visitors make donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The campaign consists of cashiers inviting customers to donate at the check-stands, weekly updates on store performances, and full MDA decor at the front-end of the stores with signed MDA mobiles. All funds raised at the end of the fundraiser are disbursed to the local MDA chapters based on store locations. This confirms Vallarta Supermarkets sincere commitment to help the local communities they serve.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association uses raised funds in three specific areas – MDA Summer Camp, MDA Research, and Assistance to MDA families. The MDA Summer Camp is an exciting one-week camp for children with Muscular Dystrophy which allows the kids to have a fun and enjoyable summer performing activities catered to their abilities – this event raises the children's self esteem as they are able to play, swim, and run the same way as other children their ages. In the research portion, MDA dedicates funds for scientific research for new therapies, medicine, technologies, and a better understanding on neuromuscular diseases in hopes of one day securing a cure for each type. Part of MDA's commitment to their registered families is free assistance for their daily use machines, medicine, and more. All of this is available thanks to the support received by many organizations, including Vallarta Supermarkets.

This year, between all forty-four Vallarta Supermarkets locations, they raised a total of $143,556.79. The Top-Raising location this year was Vallarta Supermarkets on Butler Ave in Fresno, California. This store alone raised an impressive amount of $16,535.83 in only 30 days.

Date: Thursday June 12, 2014 
Address: Vallarta Supermarkets - 4831 Butler Ave Fresno, California 93727
Time: 11am to 1pm

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world's leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. 

Founded in 1985 by Enrique Gonzalez, Sr; Vallarta Supermarkets is a full-service grocery independent chain now with 44 locations throughout the state of California. Vallarta Supermarkets is known for having fresh produce, quality meats, exquisite pastries, and specialty items from Latin America and other parts of the world. Vallarta Supermarket locations go from Fresno to San Diego, California. Visit for additional information.

For any further questions please contact Ruby Martinez, Marketing Manager at Vallarta Supermarkets. 
Phone: (818) 898-0088 ext 1224, Email:, Fax: (818) 898-0119

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