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
Walk to Defeat ALS
Saturday, September 17, 2022, 9 a.m.
Elk Grove Regional Park, CA
Registration for the 2022 Greater Sacramento Walk to Defeat ALS is open! This year, you can pick your favorite pandemic-proof option:
1) Walk with us during our socially distanced Walk to Defeat ALS on September 17th, 2022 OR 2) Walk Your Way and spread ALS awareness in your neighborhood! Register here and be sure to check in with your Walk Coach Heather Ford if you have any questions!
Whatever It Takes
The Whatever It Takes campaign is a rallying call to everyone in the ALS community to join us in helping to realize an audacious but achievable goal of making ALS a livable disease. To meet these ambitions will require us to think outside of what we've done so far, push aside boundaries and barriers and do whatever it takes.
Challenge ALS & Purchase A Wristband
The ALS Association Greater Sacramento Chapter has CHALLENGE ALS Wristbands! By wearing the red bracelet, you can help build awareness of ALS and show your support of ALS patients, caregivers, and families. It is also a great way to raise additional funds for your Walk to Defeat ALS® team. To purchase a bracelet, please contact Heather Ford at (916) 979-9265.
5 bracelets -- $5.50 // 10 bracelets -- $11 // 50 bracelets -- $54 + Shipping
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 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!Set Up Your Fundraiser
Sacramento Chapter Newsletter - August 2022
Check out the latest Chapter highlights and what's new in our ALS community.Read Our Newsletter
Virtual Support Group Meetings
The Greater Sacramento Chapter offers professionally-faciliated Virtual Support Group Meetings providing patients, caregivers, and loved ones with the support, tools, and knowledge they need to live life to the fullest. Due to the pandemic, we now offer virtual meetings via Zoom. These meetings are open to all regardless of where you live. 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 contact Heather Ford at (916) 979-9265.
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.
EMT/Emergency Room Information for Patients with ALS
Click here to 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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Sign up to receive the latest news in ALS, including the monthly Greater Sacramento Chapter e-Newsletter, and learn how you can continue making a difference in the search to treat and cure this disease.
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.