IMPORTANT UPDATE: The safety of the ALS community is always our top priority. Out of an abundance of caution, the Central & Southern Chapter has made changes to various chapter activities and events. Click Here for more information. We are continuing to evaluate our planned Chapter’s activities and events, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Ohio Department of Health guidelines. We are promoting everyday preventive health actions to all our participants and staff.
Registration for the 2021 Walk to Defeat ALS is OPEN!
ALS EVENTS ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS WANTED NOW!
If you're passionate about stopping ALS, we invite you to join the ALS Association Events Advisory Committee in your community. Share your skills, experience, and talents and join the Movement to create a world without ALS. Committee members help guide and plan the Walk to Defeat ALS and other events ground-up from kick-off to wrap-up. The Committee meets once a month for an hour focusing on recruitment, sponsorship, social media, marketing and outreach, and event logistics and production to enhance fundraising and events awareness experiences to ensure success.
Join the Events Advisory Council Now!
WE NEED YOUR IDEAS, ADVICE AND SUPPORT!
New members are welcome to join anytime throughout the year.
Contact Diane Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-273-2573 ext. 109
or Tammy Schiessler at email@example.com or 973-972-0566
People with ALS are at an increased risk for respiratory problems associated with viral infections.Learn More
Walk to Defeat ALS
REGISTER TO WALK TODAY!Find A Walk Near You
Legends of Ohio State Football-ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
Tune in as sixty eight years of Buckeye football legacy join forces to combat ALS. Join us LIVE on YouTube, August 9 at noon as these giants of Buckeye Football are called forth one at a time to experience a bucket of icy water dumped on them by Brutus Buckeye or the Crew Cat to raise funds and awareness for ALS. Donate to your favorite football era by selecting the button below!Get Started
Celebrate a Loved One with ALS
Pay tribute to a friend or loved one affected by ALS. Each tribute is a personalized online fund designed to honor or memorialize someone special. Your Community of Hope fund creates a lasting legacy.Learn More
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you.
Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.For People with ALS
Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.For Researchers
Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.For Caregivers
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February 13, 2021
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February 12, 2021
- Feeding Tube Awareness Week Q&A
February 10, 2021
- COVID Webinar Updates Community on Vaccine Access
February 5, 2021
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