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2/18/2009
Harris Teeter Gives Shoppers an Opportunity to Fight Neuromuscular Diseases
Each Shamrock purchased at Harris Teeter is one child’s four leaf clover

Who:     Harris Teeter and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

What:   $1 and $5 Shamrock donation card sales

When:   February 18 - March 17, 2009

Where:  All Harris Teeter stores

MDA Shamrock CardFor the 13th year in a row, Harris Teeter and the MDA are working together to raise money to send children with muscular dystrophy to MDA Summer Camp.

Thanks to the support of our generous customers over the past 12 years, Harris Teeter has raised over $900,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through sales of its $1 and $5 Shamrock donation cards. These funds have helped 1,160 children attend MDA Summer Camp. With the support of its shoppers and associates Harris Teeter hopes to surpass $1 million in donations to the MDA.

The MDA Summer Camp program began in 1955 with one camp and16 campers. Currently, over 4,000 campers attend MDA Summer Camp each year at 90 camps across the country. February 18 – March 17, please support the MDA Summer Camp by participating in Harris Teeter’s Shamrock donation sales.