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Give Hope: Make An Impact This Season

Help to advance global ALS research, provide care support and services to people living with ALS and their families, and support advocacy efforts to make ALS a national priority.

Give Hope. Make an Impact. Help us fight for a world without ALS.

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.

 

 

WHY GIVE

People living with ALS tell their stories and explain how the disease has affected their lives. Your support makes a significant impact!


STACY CROWDER’S STORY
"I didn’t know much about ALS before my diagnosis, but I became an expert pretty quick. I also got to work fighting &ndash and not just for me but to bring hope to everyone living with ALS."

READ STACY’S FULL STORY

    


SUNNY BROUS ERASMUS’ STORY
"I tell people all the time that [the ALS community] is the best community I’ve ever been a part of. Anybody would jump ship at any time, if given the opportunity, but as long as we’re here, we’re in this together."

READ SUNNY’S FULL STORY

WHY GIVE

People living with ALS tell their stories and explain how the disease has affected their lives. Your support makes a significant impact!


STACY CROWDER’S STORY
"I didn’t know much about ALS before my diagnosis, but I became an expert pretty quick. I also got to work fighting &ndash and not just for me but to bring hope to everyone living with ALS."

READ STACY’S FULL STORY

 


SUNNY BROUS ERASMUS’ STORY
"I tell people all the time that [the ALS community] is the best community I’ve ever been a part of. Anybody would jump ship at any time, if given the opportunity, but as long as we’re here, we’re in this together."

READ SUNNY’S FULL STORY

GIVE HOPE - MAKE AN IMPACT TODAY

Each contribution to the fight against ALS – no matter how seemingly large or small – adds up. Please consider making a year-end tax-deductible donation. Then, tell your friends why the fight against ALS matters to you and encourage them to make a contribution, too!

DONATE

 

SPREAD HOPE - MAKE AN IMPACT ON SOCIAL

Update Your Facebook Profile Pic this Holiday Season

1. Hover over your profile picture and click “Update Profile Picture”
2. Select “Add Frame”
3. In the search box, type or copy/paste alsgivehope
4. Select the “ALS Association Give Hope” frame
5. We suggest keeping the frame up until January 1
6. Click the “Use as Profile Picture” button

 

Set Up a Facebook Fundraiser

Ask your Facebook friends to donate to The ALS Association by following these easy steps. Facebook now allows people to create DIY fundraisers to help support their favorite organizations and causes. Here’s how you can help raise money for the fight against ALS.

1: Log On
Visit our chapter's Facebook page, then click on “Create Fundraiser” on the top bar.

2: Click the “Raise Money” button
This creates a shareable page that you’ll soon customize with a title, a goal amount, and an end date.

3: Personalize your page
Customize your message. Share why the fight against ALS is meaningful to you and how donating to your fundraiser will have an impact for those living with this disease. Finally, fill in your goal amount.

4: Select a Photo
You can save and upload our holiday cover photo, or you can upload your own photo. After you select the photo you want, click “Done.” You’ll have the option to move or crop it.

5: Go Live
Select “Create” to publish your fundraiser and share it to your Facebook timeline.

6: Spread the word!
To reach as many of your friends as possible, be persistent! Make sure to post your fundraiser at least a few times before your end date approaches. Always use the hashtag #ALSGiveHope. Here are two ways to follow up:

• Open your fundraiser page and click the “Share” button. From there, choose to either post it on your timeline again (and tag your friends) or send it in a private message.
• For those friends who may not visit Facebook often, copy and paste the URL into an e-mail.

CONNECT WITH US

When you sign up, you’ll learn how you can help secure more funding for ALS research, expand care and resources for people living with this disease and their families, and advance legislative priorities that are important to the entire ALS community.

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