Our mission is powerful: 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.
We will not rest until a cure is found.
We have a number of important programs and services available to help people living with ALS and their families cope with the day-to-day challenges that confront them. We offer home visits, consultations, equipment loans, handicapped transportation, handicapped ramp assistance, respite care, educational symposium, support groups and multidisciplinary care.
The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter works diligently to make sure people living with ALS receive the best possible care and support. But we can't do it alone. Through your support, we are one step closer to finding a cause and cure for this disease while providing the necessary services to those living with and fighting ALS.
There are many ways for you to join the fight and help us fight ALS:
Your gift will help The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter support research to find a cure for ALS, and provide much-needed services to people living with ALS and their families across Rhode Island. By making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS. Please click the button below to donate, or browse the links if you need more information.
Gifts to The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. The ALS Association is designated by the IRS as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and can be found in IRS Publication 78 as, "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association," and at http://www.irs.gov/. To find The ALS Association, go to the IRS Web site and enter "Amyotrophic" in the "Name" search box.
- EVENTS: The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter hosts our signature event, The Walk to Defeat ALS®, every fall. Your participation helps us continue to raise funds and spread awareness of ALS.
- FUNDRAISING AND AWARENESS: We are committed to helping more people understand the impact that this devastating disease has on individuals and families nationwide. Every individual can help us achieve our goal of ALS awareness through inviting all friends, families, coworkers, and everyone you know to get involved in our mission, campaigns and activities.
The contributions of volunteers are essential to us achieving our mission. The ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter connects people living with ALS and their families to volunteers to provide services. We also host and participate in numerous fundraising, awareness, and information-based opportunities throughout Rhode Island. These activities create a multitude of tasks where volunteers can easily assist, including administrative work and mailings, helping at various events, and more.
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