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to expand and enhance our care service and research programs.

You Can Make a Difference
Join us at one of our annual Chapter events to raise awareness and funds to expand and enhance our care service and research programs.

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Coronavirus Statement – 3/18/2020
With the developing news regarding COVID-19, we want to take a moment to share how The ALS Association is addressing the concern about our programs and events.
 
  • Please be assured that the work of the ALS Association will continue.
  • Our first priority is the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.
  • Chapter staff will be working remotely and still available to our constituents daily.
  • We anticipate that some activities may need to be cancelled, modified or rescheduled; we will communicate with you directly regarding changes to upcoming plans, so please watch your email.
  • You can find the latest updates about our activities on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • For the most recent information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities.
 
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living with ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.

  Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidly shifting situation.

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To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
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Important Announcements and Postponements Related to Coronavirus

Our first priority is the health and safety of people with ALS, their caregivers and family members. Thus, due to the rapidly evolving nature of the coronavirus outbreak and the serious risk to people with ALS of being exposed, we have made some event postponements, care protocol changes, and general announcements.

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Michael Murphy

April Volunteer of the Month: Michael Murphy

Helen Keller once said, "Alone we can do little, together we can do so much." How true that is! It is the many helping hands and kind hearts of our volunteers that enable the Greater Philadelphia Chapter to comfort and strengthen those who live with ALS. Thank you to each and every one of our incredible volunteers!

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