8News anchor Christina Feerick hosts first Richmond Muscle Team Gala

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — 8News anchor Christina Feerick hosted the first ever Richmond Muscle Team Gala, a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The event was held Thursday night to raise money to support research and treatment for people with neuromuscular diseases like ALS.

Event organizers said the work makes a huge difference for families facing these major challenges.

muscularevent1“Without the funds, the children wouldn’t have the opportunity to have the life changing experiences that they have going to camp, which allows them to be the same as everyone else,” Executive Director of MDA-Greater Virginia Louise Zingaro said.

The gala was held at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Facility and about 200 people were on hand to do their part.

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