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Join us on the slopes and Ski to Defeat ALS: February 21, 2016.

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Join us on the slopes and Ski to Defeat ALS: February 21, 2016.
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
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.
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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.

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Pittsburgh Marathon

Team "Challenge ALS" is currently recruiting runners to help raise funds and awareness for ALS through the Pittsburgh Marathon race weekend.  What better platform to show your pride than infront of 36K other runners.  Registration is free for "Run for a Reason" charity runners, but a fundraising minimum is implemented.  Register today or call our office to learn more.

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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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Celebrate a Loved One with ALS

Pay tribute to 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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Discover More Ways to Help Fight ALS
Join us for a day on the mountain to help raise funds and awareness.  Patients are encouraged to join the fun with free equipment and supervision from TRAS (Three Rivers Adaptive Sports)!
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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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