Our chapter continues to provide free programs and services to support families affected by ALS.
Our chapter continues to provide free programs and services to support families affected by ALS.Learn More
Maximize Your Charitable Deductions with the CARES Act
Recently, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was enacted, providing extensive relief for individuals, businesses, medical centers and nonprofits. Some provisions of the CARES Act facilitate charitable giving to protect nonprofits such as the ALS Association, which provide critical programs and services to vulnerable populations. Learn more about how to maximize your charitable deductions here.
Annual Impact Report
The FY21 Annual Impact Report is now available! Read more about our Chapter's initiatives to provide compassionate care, fund global research, and advocate on behalf of people living with ALS here.
Walk to Defeat ALS
Registration for the 2021 Greater Sacramento Walk to Defeat ALS is coming soon! This year, you can pick your favorite pandemic-proof option: 1) Walk with us during our socially distanced Walk to Defeat at Sutter Health Park on October 2nd, 2021 OR 2) Walk Your Way and spread ALS awareness in your neighborhood! Keep an eye out for the registration link and in the meantime, give your Walk Coach Kristen Montgomery a call at (916) 367-3097 to talk strategy!
Combat ALS...Become A Sustaining Member Today!
We're looking to build an army of supporters to enable us to continue the mission of finding a cure for ALS. Sign up to become a sustaining member today and receive an exclusive sustaining member gift. Every contribution, even less than $1 a day, will improve the lives of hundreds living with ALS in Northern California.
CREATE A BIRTHDAY FACEBOOK FUNDRAISER
Did you know that you can create a fundraising campaign to support local families affected by ALS? Many of your facebook friends celebrate their birthday by raising funds in support of causes that are near and dear to their heart-now you can too!
Join your friends, family and fellow philanthropists in creating a fundraiser for The ALS Association Greater Sacramento Chapter in support of those currently living with ALS. It's easy, environmentally friendly and heartwarming-set up your fundraiser today by clicking here.
Sacramento Chapter Newsletter - February 2021
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Check out the latest Chapter highlights and what's new in our ALS community.
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Support Group Meetings
The Greater Sacramento Chapter offers professionally faciliated Support Group Meetings across 24 Northern California counties to provide patients, caregivers, and loved ones with the support, tools, and knowledge they need to live life to the fullest. During the COVID-19 crisis, we have moved all Support Group Meetings online using the virtual conference platform Zoom. To find our full list of available Virtual Support Group Meetings and to register, please click here.
Host your own event to support our Chapter
Organize a golf tournament, run a marathon, or donate your birthday to raise funds that will help create a world without ALS. To begin planning your event, please call Julia Marsili, Director of Development, at (916) 979-9265 ext. 4 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find a cure for ALS and provide much-needed services to patients and their families. By becoming a part of The ALS Association family and making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS.