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Family unites in battle against ALS

2597 days ago From Parkersburg News   View Archived Article

PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - He has ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. "I had heard of it, but didn't know what it was until I started researching on the internet and it upset me, but I won't stop living," said Sees, 4 ...

Hundreds walk and raise money for ALS

2602 days ago From WNCT   View Archived Article

GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA - ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and hundreds gathered at the Alice Keene Complex in Greenville to raise money for those living with ALS and their families. That money will also go to cutting edge global research for a cure. ...

Creative Employees Walk to Defeat ALS

2611 days ago From Online PR News   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Each year, more than 140000 patients, men, women, children and corporations join together as The ALS Association Florida Chapter hosts the Walk to Defeat ...

Using fun on the farm to help a friend

2611 days ago From Charlotte Observer   View Archived Article

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - To learn about the ALS Association local chapter, visit www.catfishchapter.org. For information on Fantasia Farms' April 9 event in honor of Jimmy ...

Papa's Mishpucha raises awareness for ALS through walk

2612 days ago From Sun-Sentinel   View Archived Article

BROWARD, FLORIDA - For Donna Valin Ghioto, the regional director of development for the ALS Association Florida Chapter, people's actions at the 10 t h annual walk spoke ...

Friends show support for fallen police officer with A.L.S.

2633 days ago From Explore Baltimore County   View Archived Article

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Proceeds from the event, which had a $10 cover for access to a buffet, discounted drinks, raffles and silent auctions, will be split between the ALS Association and the Sharman family for medical expenses not covered by insurance. ...

Salsa Surf Competition to Raise Money for Battle Against Lou Gehrig's Disease

2639 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

CORONA DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA - The annual Surfers Against Lou Gehrig's Disease Surfing Alliance event helps raise funds for the ALS Association. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a neuromuscular disease that can strike anyone without ...

Star Kate Linder Lends Her Voice For Women

2660 days ago From LA Canyon News   View Archived Article

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - The beautiful star is well known for her work with the LA homeless as well as being the national spokesperson for the ALS association. ...

Juve legends to play charity match

2661 days ago From FootballFanCast.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - A host of retired Juventus footballers will return to the Stadio Olimpico for a charity match against city rivals Torino on March 23. ...

Troy group creates network to help ALS patients, families

2696 days ago From Royal Oak Daily Tribune   View Archived Article

ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN - As volunteer coordinator for the Michigan chapter of The ALS Association, ... The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS ...

Supporters race to aid of ALS patients, families

2697 days ago From Roseville Press Tribune   View Archived Article

ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA - Since that time, Ehlen has become a dedicated volunteer for the ALS Association of Greater Sacramento. Ehlen juggles volunteer work with her full-time job ...

Community gathers to help local family

2711 days ago From Madisonville Meteor   View Archived Article

MADISONVILLE, KENTUCKY - According to the ALS Association, it attacks the upper and lower motor neurons and =93causes degeneration throughout the brain and spinal cord. ...

New tool launched in fight for ALS cure

2714 days ago From Victoria Advocate   View Archived Article

VICTORIA, TEXAS - ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It progressively destroys the brain's and spinal cord's motor neurons, ...

Volleyball team raises more than $1,500 during recent Dig Red match

2731 days ago From UTM Pacer   View Archived Article

MARTIN, TENNESSEE - The UTM volleyball team raised more than $1500 during its recent Dig Red Match against Austin Peay for the ALS Association in memory of Linda Agee, ...

Marching Mizzou works to raise most ALS funds

2739 days ago From Columbia Daily Tribune   View Archived Article

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - The marching band is participating in a fundraising effort to support the ALS Association. They're competing against the University of Kansas' band to see ...

Weekend walk raises awareness about ALS

2748 days ago From KVUE   View Archived Article

AUSTIN, TEXAS - There are a couple of medications that slow the progression", said Whitene Flavens, an association volunteer. According to the the ALS association, ...

3-on-3 basketball tournament raises awareness for ALS

2751 days ago From Transcript   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Skidmore said all proceeds go towards the ALS Foundation (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) to support Lou Gehrig's disease. According to their web site, ...

Wayland family organizing walk for ALS

2762 days ago From MetroWest Daily News   View Archived Article

FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS - By Susan L. Wagner/Daily News staff Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, strikes one in 50000 people. ...

Wayland family organizes Walk to Defeat ALS

2764 days ago From Wayland Town Crier   View Archived Article

WAYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS - By Anonymous Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, strikes one in 50000 people. ...

Walk to Defeat ALS on Brown's Island on October 23rd a Success!

2769 days ago From Examiner.com   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The ALS Association is the only non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease on every front. Their Walk to Defeat ALS was held this past Saturday, ...

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