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Help recognize May as ALS Awareness Month!

Lend your voice to the fight against ALS this month to help bring awareness and understanding of this devastating disease. Become an ALS advocate, urge your representatives to support legislation that impacts the entire ALS community, and bring attention to the needs of people with ALS so, together, we can realize our vision of a world without ALS once and for all.

Spotlight on: Mothers in our ALS community

Being a mother can be tough, but raising young kids while also battling ALS is an entirely different kind of challenge. Learn more about Juri Kameda, who has been living with #ALS since 2006, and how she met the challenges of the disease fueled by her deep love for her two sons.

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Being a mother can be tough, but raising young kids while also battling ALS is an entirely different kind of challenge. Learn more about Juri Kameda, who has been living with #ALS since 2006, and how she met the challenges of the disease fueled by her deep love for her two sons.

READ JURI'S STORY

Get Involved in Golden West Chapter Event in May!

Join us for our many community outreach events throughout May ALS Awareness Month and beyond, including the Inaugural William Miller Memorial ALS Golf Classic, Eat to Defeat ALS, "Falling in love with Baseball" book signings, and 16th annual EF Wallengren ALS Hoopfest!

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Join us for our many community outreach events throughout May ALS Awareness Month and beyond, including the Inaugural William Miller Memorial ALS Golf Classic, Eat to Defeat ALS, "Falling in love with Baseball" book signings, and 16th annual EF Wallengren ALS Hoopfest!

FIND OUT MORE

Change Your Facebook Status to Red

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Red is the official color of The ALS Association, and thanks to a new feature on Facebook, you can use this attention-grabbing color to bring awareness to the cause. Post red status updates about ALS Awareness Month and let your friends know that they can play a role in finding a cure!  To change your Facebook status background color:

1. From your news feed, click in the “What’s on your mind?” status update box.
2. Click on “Background Color.”
3. Click on the solid red circle (fourth circle from the left).
4. Type in your status and click “Post.”

SHARE NOW

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Red is the official color of The ALS Association, and thanks to a new feature on Facebook, you can use this attention-grabbing color to bring awareness to the cause. Post red status updates about ALS Awareness Month and let your friends know that they can play a role in finding a cure! To change your Facebook status background color:

1. From your news feed, click in the “What’s on your mind?” status update box.
2. Click on “Background Color.”
3. Click on the solid red circle (fourth circle from the left).
4. Type in your status and click “Post.”

SHARE NOW

 

VIDEO: Signs and Symptoms of ALS

Advancing ALS Research

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From harnessing innovative ideas, to translating concepts to therapies, to advancing treatments to people living with ALS – The ALS Association’s collaborative and global approach to funding research continues to lead to significant discoveries by top ALS scientists around the world.

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Advancing ALS Research

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From harnessing innovative ideas, to translating concepts to therapies, to advancing treatments to people living with ALS – The ALS Association’s collaborative and global approach to funding research continues to lead to significant discoveries by top ALS scientists around the world.

LEARN MORE

Donate Now to Make a Real Impact

Each contribution to the fight against ALS – no matter how seemingly large or small – adds up. During ALS Awareness Month, please consider making a donation. Then, tell your friends why the fight against ALS matters to you and encourage them to make a contribution, too!

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Donate Now to Make a Real Impact

Each contribution to the fight against ALS – no matter how seemingly large or small – adds up. During ALS Awareness Month, please consider making a donation. Then, tell your friends why the fight against ALS matters to you and encourage them to make a contribution, too!

DONATE

 

2019 Advocacy Conference

Congress needs to know about ALS and its true impact on those living with the disease and their families. On Sunday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 11, ALS Advocates from across the country will take to Capitol Hill later this month for meetings with their legislators.

Become an Advocate

 

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Congress needs to know about ALS and its true impact on those living with the disease and their families. On Sunday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 11,ALS Advocates from across the country will take to Capitol Hill later this month for meetings with their legislators.

Become an Advocate

Read Our Tweets

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Follow our social media channels for special ALS Awareness Month posts throughout May!

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Follow our social media channels for special ALS Awareness Month posts throughout May!

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When you sign up with our chapter, you’ll learn how you can help secure more funding for ALS research, expand care and resources for people living with this disease and their families, and advance legislative priorities that are important to the entire ALS community.

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