Fishing For MD (Muscular Dystrophy), or FFMD, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and offshore fishing team that has a strategic alliance with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) whose purpose is “Fighting Muscle Disease”. Through fundraising activities, sponsorships and tournament winnings, FFMD aims to increase awareness for muscular dystrophy and related diseases that limit strength and mobility, while raising money to help MDA fund lifesaving research and support programs that will help kids and adults affected live longer and grow stronger.
“Recreational fishing is big business, generating more than $115 billion in economic output and more than 828,000 jobs. If fishing were a corporation, it would rank 51 on the Fortune 500TM list.“
“Paul Robertson and his family and colleagues inspire all of us at the Muscular Dystrophy Association and we are proud to partner with Fishing For Muscular Dystrophy. We are grateful for the unparalleled support that FFMD employees, partners, and the Sport Fishing community have provided MDA. FFMD’s generosity is helping to fund research for treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases that severely limit strength and mobility, have led in part to nine new FDA approved treatments in the past five years. We are making progress together.”