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Fundraising and Awareness

Each year, The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter holds several fundraising events to raise awareness and funds that help provide invaluable services to people living with ALS.  Participation in these events by people like you helps raise critical funds for our mission.

Walk

Walk to Defeat ALS

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The Walk to Defeat ALS is an annual event held in communities across Massachusetts and throughout the country. Each local walk is between one and three miles in length and is a positive and uplifting day with food, games and activities for the whole family. It is our way of raising awareness of ALS and critical funds for those affected by ALS. Participants raise money through donations from friends, family, coworkers, or neighbors. You can join as an individual or a team, most people create teams to honor or show support of their loved ones with ALS.

Register for a walk near you!

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ride

Ride to Defeat ALS

The Ride to Defeat ALS is an annual event held in Wayland, MA at the Longfellow Health Club. Cyclists can choose to participate in the 10, 25, 50, or 70 mile course, and motorcyclists can participate in a 25 mile course. Ride is our way of raising awareness of ALS and funds for those affected by ALS. Ride day concludes with a complimentary lunch, a beer garden for those 21+, live music, and awards. You can join as an individual or a team, most people create teams to honor or show support of their loved ones with ALS.

Register for Ride today!

CEO Soak

We are challenging business and higher education leaders across the Commonwealth to join us on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Rings Fountain in the North End of Boston to get soaked and raise awareness and funds for The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter; there’s even a virtual attendance option!

The CEO Soak presents a unique opportunity for members of the local business community to network all while working towards a common goal: ending ALS.

We hope that you’ll accept the challenge AND encourage your colleagues and fellow leaders to join us for our inaugural soak that supports the hundreds of Massachusetts ALS families affected by this disease.

Register for the CEO Soak today!

Falmouth Road Race

Interested in snagging a bib for the renowned Falmouth Road Race? New for 2021, The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter is currently accepting applications for the 2021 ASICS Falmouth Road Race on August 15, 2021. Our 2021 Falmouth team will be made up of 15 runners. Our top 4 fundraisers will be granted the opportunity to run the race in person and the remaining 11 runners will participate virtually.

Apply For the Falmouth Road Race with Team Challenge ALS

Boston Marathon

Interested in running the prestigious Boston Marathon? Each year, our marathon team raises essential funds for our chapter so we can continue our mission. After last year’s unprecedented virtual Boston Marathon, the John Hancock Non Profit Program has graciously welcomed Team Challenge back with slots for SIX runners who will all be able to run the iconic 26.2 mile race LIVE and IN PERSON!

Apply for the Boston Marathon with Team Challenge ALS

Third Party Events

Starting your own fundraising event is a great way to raise both funds and awareness for The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter. Honor a loved one affected by ALS by creating an event to benefit people living with ALS across the state. From large benefit dinners, to simple lemonade stands, all events help advance our mission.

Start your own fundraiser today. 

Are you interested in volunteering with The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter? Contact us today to get started. 

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