Thank youfor helping us reach our fundraising goal! Together we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by ALS. Our team is committed to raising money tosupport people in our community with ALS and spread awareness of the urgency tofind treatments and a cure. Please consider joining our team in the Walk toDefeat ALS® or choose a team member from the list and donate to our cause.
We are walking in memory of Dawn Salyer, who was diagnosed with ALS in August 2018 and lost her battle in January 2019 at the age of 36, leaving her husband, David, and their four young children behind.
WHY WE NEED YOUR HELP
Every 90 minutes a person in this country is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes another person will lose their battle against this disease. ALS occursthroughout the world with no racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic boundaries.
That’s whywe’re participating in the Walk to Defeat ALS. To bring hope. To raiseawareness. To provide resources and services to families free of charge. Tohelp unlock the mystery of ALS and find the key to treatments a cure. Will youjoin us?
Amyotrophiclateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease thatslowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. Thelife expectancy of a person with ALS averages 2 to 5 years from the time ofdiagnosis.
ALS canstrike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease, yet it stillcosts loved ones an average of $250,000 a year to provide the care peopleliving with ALS and their families need. Join the movement to provide help andhope today!