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What started here in Pittsburgh 25 years ago is now the signature event of The ALS Association.

What started here in Pittsburgh 25  years ago, is now the signature event of The ALS Association.

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The Western Pennsylvania Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education in 31 central and western Pennsylvania counties. 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.

CEO Soak Registration is Open!

Don’t choke your boss—SOAK your boss and raise money for ALS. Join us for the CEO Soak, to be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 11:30-1:30 PM at PPG Place Plaza Fountains. Over the next two months, employees of participating companies will raise money in order to see their boss get soaked by the fountains on August 3rd. Companies may designate anyone they wish as the “soakee” (CEOs, presidents, board members, etc.)

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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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Pay Tribute to a Loved One with ALS

Honor or remember 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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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.

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Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.

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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.