Every Drop Adds Up

 

Breaking research news: Ice Bucket donations find new ALS gene!

Scientists discovered a new ALS gene, NEK1, known to be among the most common genetic contributors of the disease. This important finding is a direct result of your outpouring of supporting during 2014’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thanks to you, researchers now have an exciting new target for drug development!

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On a recent webinar, John Landers, Ph.D. discussed this important finding and answered questions about NEK1. You can watch the full webinar here.

Breaking research news: Ice Bucket donations find new ALS gene!

Scientists discovered a new ALS gene, NEK1, known to be among the most common genetic contributors of the disease. This important finding is a direct result of your outpouring of supporting during 2014’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thanks to you, researchers now have an exciting new target for drug development!

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On a recent webinar, John Landers, Ph.D. discussed this important finding and answered questions about NEK1. You can watch the full webinar here.

You can make the impossible happen…again

Since the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge soaked the world two years ago, something has become clear: August is for raising awareness and funds to fight ALS! Every Drop Adds Up builds on the idea that when people come together, we can make the impossible happen.

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Since the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge soaked the world two years ago, something has become clear: August is for raising awareness and funds to fight ALS! Every Drop Adds Up builds on the idea that when people come together, we can make the impossible happen.

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Real people: how every drop adds up to a cure

‘Ice Bucket Mom’ Nancy Frates shares her story and how she’s fighting to find treatments and a cure for her son, Pete – one of the co-founders of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Real people: how every drop adds up to a cure

‘Ice Bucket Mom’ Nancy Frates shares her story and how she’s fighting to find treatments and a cure for her son, Pete – one of the co-founders of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Impact of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


When you participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, you contributed to a phenomenon that continues to fuel progress. Every person helped, every research project funded, every discovery made – it all adds up!

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When you participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, you contributed to a phenomenon that continues to fuel progress. Every person helped, every research project funded, every discovery made – it all adds up!

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History of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In August 2014, three young men living with ALS inspired the world to dump buckets of ice water on their heads to fight the disease that is progressively taking their lives. Hear from real people to find out how your support continues to make an impact for people confronted by ALS and contribute to the fight to do more.

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History of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In August 2014, three young men living with ALS inspired the world to dump buckets of ice water on their heads to fight the disease that is progressively taking their lives. Hear from real people to find out how your support continues to make an impact for people confronted by ALS and contribute to the fight to do more.

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Take Steps Toward a Cure!

More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.

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Take Steps Toward a Cure!

More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.

GET STARTED

Every gift adds up

Each contribution to the fight against ALS – no matter how seemingly large or small – adds up. Please consider making a donation this August, and every August, until we have a cure. Then, tell your friends why the fight against ALS matters to you and encourage them to make a contribution, too!

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Every gift adds up

Each contribution to the fight against ALS – no matter how seemingly large or small – adds up. Please consider making a donation this August, and every August, until we have a cure. Then, tell your friends why the fight against ALS matters to you and encourage them to make a contribution, too!

DONATE

In your own words

“Every ___________ adds up.” How would you fill in the blank? Tell us about your ALS journey and your commitment to advance the fight against ALS. Share your “Every” with us for the chance to be featured on The ALS Association’s new blog!

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SUBMIT YOUR STORY

“Every ___________ adds up.” How would you fill in the blank? Tell us about your ALS journey and your commitment to advance the fight against ALS. Share your “Every” with us for the chance to be featured on The ALS Association’s new blog!

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

SUBMIT YOUR STORY

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