What can you do to #ChallengeALS
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What is ALS?
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.
What is ALS?

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.

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The Florida Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Our Mission
Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
Get Involved With Us
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.

Walk to Defeat ALS®

More than 9 walks take place in communities across the state of Florida each year. 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. Register today for a walk near you!

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Ride. Run. Roll. To Defeat ALS

Join us for a destination endurance event to #ChallengeALS that offers something for everyone! Participate in a62 mile ride, a 25 mile ride, a 1 mile Family Fun Ride, or the new 5K run/walk. Routes include sections of the Pinellas Trail, Fort De Soto and beautiful scenic coastal roads.

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Host your own event to support our Chapter

Hold a golf tournament, run a marathon, or donate your birthday to raise funds that will help create a world without ALS.

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EVENTS: Discover more ways to Help Fight ALS
November is National Family Caregivers Month
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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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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.