Better Business Bureau Report for
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Better Business Bureau Report issued September 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires September 2017

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Muscular Dystrophy Association
Address: 909 Lily Creek Road, # 201
  Louisville, KY 40243
Phone: 502-456-1440
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1950, New York
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association is "to cure muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research, and to provide comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education."

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Evaluation Conclusions


The Muscular Dystrophy Association office in Kentucky is the local affiliate of the national Muscular Association headquartered in Chicago, IL.

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance reviews and reports on nationally soliciting charities. The WGA issues the full BBB accreditation report for MDA which shows that the organization meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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