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Advancing Global ALS Research
Together, we’re fueling the urgent quest to treat and cure ALS.
Advancing Global ALS Research

Together, we’re fueling the urgent quest to treat and cure ALS.

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The Greater Sacramento Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education in 24 Counties throughout California. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Our Mission
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.
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Help create a world without ALS by getting involved in the way that best suits YOU! When you fundraise with friends and family you take us closer to discovering a cure.

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2017 ALS Research Symposium - Free Event

April 1, 2017
1-5 PM
Sacramento Convention Center

Join the ALS Association, Greater Sacramento Chapter as we welcome esteemed ALS experts from across the nation presenting on the latest in ALS research and treatments. We are excited to announce that this year's Keynote speaker will be Richard Bedlack, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Neurology, Duke University Institute for Brain Science.

If you cannot attend the symposium in person, there is a Live Stream version available.

For additional information about the symposium including topics and speakers or to register, CLICK HERE.

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Walk to Defeat ALS

October 14, 2017
Raley Field
West Sacramento, CA

More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association, Greater Sacramento Chapter’s biggest annual event, which raises funds to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

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PALS 4 Life

Mission: To improve the quality of life for families living with ALS by strategically funding critical programs and initiatives that advance care services.

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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.

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Discover More Ways to Help Fight ALS
Make the impossible happen... again.
This August and every August until there's a cure.
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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.

   Click here to read the current issue of our monthly e-newsletter.

You Can Help Create A World Without ALS

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.