What is and MDA Hop-A-Thon

The MDA Hop-a-Thon is a disability awareness, acceptance and education program that teaches children three core values of Awareness, Acceptance and Assistance.

Find out more about the MDA five-day curriculum on how to organize an MDA disability awareness program and Hop-a-Thon at your school.

To learn more about the MDA Hop-a-Thon disability awareness program, contact your local MDA office or e-mail us at mdahops@mdausa.org

For Parents and Kids

Thank you for participating in the MDA Hop-a-Thon and helping your child learn about the three A’s: Awareness, Acceptance and Assistance to others. The MDA Hop-a-Thon is a disability awareness and educational program aimed at children that teaches them about disability awareness and accepting others.

After a full week of lesson plans (see FOR TEACHERS & SCHOOLS page for more information), kids hop and raise money for MDA.

Click here to download and read the booklet, “Everybody’s Different, Nobody’s Perfect” to your child at home to further reinforce the 3 A’s and the important lessons learned during the week.

MDA Hopper sticker and Thank You Certificate for each

A Flip Flop Hop Book with a special coloring book and activity book
Hop-a-Thon Handouts & Worksheets

  • Disablity Awareness Checklist
  • Scavenger Hunt

Letter from the Umali Family