2017’s BIGGEST Accomplishments by our Nationwide ALS Care Community


People with ALS come first in everything we do. The ALS Association is dedicated to providing those fighting ALS, their families, and friends with the critical information, support, and resources necessary to live a full life and better meet daily challenges.

Our chapters assist people living with ALS and their families in our community through our equipment loan closets, support groups, augmentative communication and assistive technology program, caregiver support, and education and outreach. We also collaborate with the best ALS physicians and clinics in our service area to help ensure that people living with ALS have access to specialized care, based on best practices.

Listed are just a few highlights of how we provided critical assistance to those living with ALS and their families in 2017:

  • $3,332,946 in grants provided through our Certified Center Program
  • 6,727 people served through our Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence and Recognized Treatment Centers
  • Over 2,000 veterans received assistance through our nationwide chapter network

View our infographic and discover all the ways we came together and made a difference this year.

These accomplishments are essential in improving the quality of life for those fighting this disease. That’s why we need your help TODAY to continue to provide the best care across the country. Your tax-deductible gift will allow us to continue these crucial services into 2018.

Thank you for your support. We can’t do it without you!

Kimberly Harding-Maginnis
Senior Vice President, Care Services

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