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Recognizing Joan's 25 Years of Dedication
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Recognizing Joan's 25 Years of Dedication
Your gift can be matched up to $20,000.

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Our Mission
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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Walk to Defeat ALS

Walk in honor. Walk in memory. Walk to defeat ALS. Our signature walk is a nationwide movement. Find a walk near you!

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Ride to Defeat ALS

We hope you will join us at Morey's Piers in Wildwood, NJ on June 11th! This year's Jersey Shore Ride to Defeat ALS will feature fully supported routes, including support vehicles and rest stops. Invite your friends and family to join us as we put the brakes on ALS and advance the search for treatments and a cure.

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May Volunteer of the Month: Leigh Kaczmarczyk

A heartfelt Thank You to the Chapter's invaluable volunteers who enable us to give help and hope to those whose lives have been touched by ALS. Each month one outstanding volunteer who goes above and beyond is recognized for this honor.

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Coronavirus Statement
At The ALS Association, we continue to monitor the news around COVID-19 and access to COVID-19 vaccines. Our highest priority remains the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.
We have created a COVID-19 Vaccine Information hub to capture breaking news and resources to inform your conversations with physicians about the vaccines, their safety and efficacy, and availability.
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.
We anticipate that for the foreseeable future:
  • The number of new COVID-19 cases will remain high, so it is important to continue physical distancing, wearing masks, and other practices to lower risk of infection for ourselves and our families.
  • Some Association activities will need to be modified or rescheduled to ensure the safety of people with ALS; we will communicate with you directly regarding changes to upcoming plans, so please watch your email. You can always find the latest updates about local activities on our Facebook and Twitter pages, @alsphiladelphia.