Compassion, Integrity, Urgency
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.
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Are you newly diagnosed? We can help.
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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Committed to quality care services for the ALS community

Resources for Navigating ALS

Whether you are newly diagnosed, a military veteran, a caregiver, or someone looking to learn more about how to navigate living with ALS, we can help. 

Navigating ALS

Local support in your area

We offer a variety of local support, including programs such as equipment loans and referrals to local medical professionals, provided by our chapters. We can also help you find a local treatment center or clinic, or support group.

Find Local Support

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Working tirelessly to push research forward

We expedite the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS

  • 5 genes discovered in the past 2 years
  • Over 150 active research projects
  • 9 global research collaborations
  • New drug Radicava approved by FDA
  • Several drugs in clinical trials

See our progress

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Advocacy, Educating, Mobilizing

We focus on educating, advocating, and mobilizing all members of Congress in a bipartisan fashion to benefit people with ALS. 

Become an advocate

Read about Public Policy Priorities

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Volunteer
Volunteers help us provide services at chapters nationwide
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Donate
Help us continue to help people with ALS by making a donation today.
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Get Involved
There are many ways that you can help us in our fight against ALS.