January Chapter Highlights
End of Year Recap!
Thank you for supporting the ALS community this holiday season! Because of your support we have raised over $106,000 for our Chapter services!!
With these funds, we are able to start the new year with great motivation and hope.
Holiday Pups Photo Contest Results
The results are in, and we have a winner for our holiday pups photo contest!!
With a total of 60 votes, our buddy "Al" takes the cake on this one, and we know that he's looking down on us from "doggie heaven" with that precious smile.
Pitt Men's Basketball ALS Awareness Night
We're excited to announce that the University of Pittsburgh’s Men’s Basketball team and The ALS Association Western PA Chapter will host an ALS Awareness Night on January 22nd, 2020 vs. Boston College at 9 PM!
*ADA seating is available.
FREE tickets for ALS patients and caregivers!
Contact the chapter at 412-821-3254 if interested.
Mary's Vine Philanthropy Night Fundraiser
Please join us on Jan 30 from 5-10pm at Mary's Vine in Rankin, PA for a night of wine and live music!
10% of all sales go to support those living with ALS in western PA.
For more info, contact:
412-351-VINE | marysvine.com
2020 Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
Registration is open for this year's Pittsburgh Marathon! So, this year, don't just run, run for a reason. With just under four months until race day, now is the time to join Team Challenge ALS and start training for the big day!
Event date: May 3, 2020
Please note: The registration process has changed this year! Follow our how-to guide to register for a charity here.
Caregiver Support Group
January 18, 2020
Location: ALS Chapter Office
416 Lincoln Ave, Millvale PA 15209
Host: Meghan Chrobak, MSW
New ALS Medicare Resource Line Provides Assistance and Support
We are happy to introduce a new resource to the ALS community resulting from our expanded relationship with the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF). The ALS Medicare Resource Line provides people living with ALS, their family members and caregivers free, direct telephone access to Medicare experts who to help navigate eligibility and enrollment coverage that impact access to care.
To utilize this resource, call 1-844-244-1306.