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The Golden West Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education in 31 Counties throughout California and the state of Hawaii. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Our Mission
Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
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Help create a world without ALS by getting involved in the way that best suits YOU! When you fundraise with friends and family you take us closer to discovering a cure.

Walk to Defeat ALS

More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.

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Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS

The Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk is a one-day cycling event in support of the mission and vision of The ALS Association. We offer multiple routes, designed to appeal to every level of rider, and also have a short walk around the Yountville Veterans Home for any non-cyclists Every participant can count on support from start to finish with rest stops, SAG vehicles, and route monitors and are welcomed back by cheering crowds and finish line festivities that include entertainment, a delicious BBQ lunch, and more

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Host your own event to support our Chapter

Hold a golf tournament, run a marathon, or donate your birthday to raise funds that will help create a world without ALS.

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Celebrate a Loved One with ALS

Pay tribute to a friend or loved one affected by ALS. Each tribute is a personalized online fund designed to honor or memorialize someone special. Your Community of Hope fund creates a lasting legacy.

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Golden West Chapter Resources

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you.

Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.

For People with ALS

Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.

For Researchers

Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.

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Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find a cure for ALS and provide much-needed services to patients and their families. By becoming a part of The ALS Association family and making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS.