Based on the popularity of this fundraiser in the last few years, MGA will be offering a lottery ticket again this year.
This year’s lottery ticket – “MGA Fourth of July Special” – is now available for purchase. For your $10 donation to MGA, you will receive a lottery ticket with four numbers on each ticket (only 250 tickets will be sold). Prizes for the lottery include…
July 2, 2023: $100 cash
July 3, 2023: $250 cash
July 4, 2023: $500 cash
July 5, 2023: $250 cash
July 6, 2023: $100 cash
Winning number determined by the first number drawn from the 7 p.m. PA Pick3 Lottery.
Contact the MGA Office at 412-566-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase your tickets. Act fast as we have sold out of these tickets the last two years!
MGA will be hosting the 3rd Annual MGA Golf Outing to benefit the organization’s FREE patient support services. The outing is slated for Sunday, September 24, 2023 at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Gibsonia, PA.
Registration/check-in starts at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. In addition to 18 holes of golf, attendees will also be treated to a grilled lunch during registration and a buffet dinner.
Individual registration is $125 per golfer and registration for a foursome is $500. Tickets are also available for a “dinner only” option @ $30 per person. The outing will feature a number of different activities including a hole-in-one contest, a putting contest, as well as several other on-course events. There will also be a 50-50 drawing, a basket raffle, and a silent auction with fabulous prizes!
For more information or to register for the event, please email email@example.com or call the MGA office at (412) 566-1545.
In an effort to raise awareness about myasthenia gravis and other rare diseases, MGA is proud to be sponsoring a clinical education conference for healthcare professionals as well as the general public.
This year’s conference is entitled “Clinical Conversations for Patients and Families with Progressive Neurologic Conditions” and will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at CCAC Boyce Campus (595 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146).
The conference will feature a number of wonderful speakers focusing on the importance of having meaningful conversations between patients, their families, and the healthcare professionals that support and care for them.
The conference is free and open to the public. RN and Social Work CEUs will be provided. Sandwiches and snacks will be served. Attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card.
Although the conference is free, registration is required. To register or for more information, please contact the MGA Office at 412-566-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is an annual fundraising event to help participating organizations raise money and public awareness for their missions. The Myasthenia Gravis Association is excited to be participating again this year, and we hope you will join us to make it a success!
This year the walk will take place at Acrisure Stadium on Saturday, May 13th at 9 a.m.
Here’s how you can support MGA at the Walk! Access the MGA page
Register and donate to walk with us! When you register as a walker, raise or donate $30 or more, and attend the walk, you will receive a limited-edition Walk t-shirt.
Not able to make it to the Walk that day? Make a donation to show your support!
Recruit your friends and family to support and/or join you. Create a team and ask your network to make a donation to MGA on your behalf.
The Walk website will walk you through the process of creating a team or sending emails through the system when you register.
You can also send a check to MGA, 505 Jackson Drive, Apollo, PA 15613. Be sure to note that your donation is for the Highmark Walk.
Contact the MGA Office with questions, at (412) 566-1545 or email@example.com.
Jim Joyce, Executive Director of the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA, was interviewed by Jonny Heartwell for the iHeart Radio Sunday Morning Program which aired on Sunday (04/9/2023) to raise awareness about Myasthenia Gravis and promote the upcoming 8th Annual MGA Comedy for a Cause fundraiser which benefits MGA and is taking place on April 29, 2023
Karen Timko from Julian Gray Associates will discuss “Elder Care Planning when Diagnosed with a Chronic Neurologic Condition”.
The program is free, but registration is required. Register at 412-566-1545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.