Community Service

Behind the Scenes at the MDA Telethon

MDA is giving DECA members an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the MDA Telethon from a marketing and communications lens and shares how the show was collaboratively created.

Chapter Campaigns Submission Deadline Extended

Due to the academic year starting late in many schools and a constantly changing landscape, the Chapter Campaign deadline has been extended until December 15, 2020, with specific parameters. Read on to learn more.

Community Service: COVID-19 Style

If anyone knows how to participate in community service, it's DECA members! Even in the middle of a pandemic, we continue to create new, socially-distanced ways to impact our communities.

Make a Difference with the MDA Muscle Corps

Through the MDA Muscle Corps Program, students will grow and connect with our MDA community to think ethically and use innovation to solve problems with the skills they acquire.

Take Your Community Service to the Next Level with Lead4Change

The Lead4Change Leadership programs offer numerous benefits for students. An independent research study found that participating in Lead4Change contributed to significant growth in areas such as leadership skills (60% of students improved), respect for others (54%) and ambition and innovation (53%). Teachers can have equally transformative experiences.

Purpose-driven Leaders Partner with MDA

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is committed to transforming the lives of individuals with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases through innovations in science and innovations in care. As the largest and longest-established organization for people with neuromuscular diseases, MDA works tirelessly on behalf of the neuromuscular disease community.

What the DECA-MDA Partnership Means to Me

Causeraising for MDA is unlike any other because truly every dollar makes an impact. During my time as a DECA member, I hosted multiple causeraising events including a miracle minute that raised $1,000 in 60 seconds during a high school basketball game.

Chapter Campaign Guidebook for 2020-2021 Now Available

The 2020-2021 DECA chapter campaigns are here to help you start your year off strong! Engage your community and grow membership by participating in DECA’s five chapter campaigns. This updated guidebook will help your team navigate each campaign in both a virtual and in-person school setting.

DECA Members Raise $7,000 through MDA Muscle Corp Program

DECA members raised over $7,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) this summer through the pilot MDA Muscle Corp Program. Twenty-one DECA members successfully completed the program and earned 40 hours of community service.

Top 10 MDA Fundraising DECA Chapters

DECA and the Muscular Dystrophy Association are excited to announce this year's top 10 fundraising DECA chapters. To date, DECA members have raised both awareness and more than $5 million to help MDA fulfill their mission.

A Week of Joy for a Lifetime of Hope

Detroit Catholic Central DECA is thrilled to have raised $18,065 - the most in the nation - benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), granting a week of joy to so many children.

Back to School and Back to DECA

It’s that time of the year again when members and advisors are heading back to school! Although it may not be the most exciting time of the year for everyone, there are several reasons to be energized for the year…

Later Haters!

Did you know that 1 in 5 teens have admitted that they have cyberbullied others?¹ And, 9 in 10 teens who have been cyberbullied also report being bullied offline?² Given the prevalence of cyberbullying in today’s society, DECA has teamed…

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