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Join us at our upcoming Brewski Kick-off party to learn more about our 3rd Annual Ski to Defeat ALS.
Help us Kick-off Ski Season!

Please join us at our upcoming Brewski Kick-off Party to learn more about our 3rd Annual Ski to Defeat ALS.


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.
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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.


Join us for drinks, food and more at Brewski: November 10!

We are excited to welcome the winter season with "Brewski" a Kick-off Party for our 3rd Annual Ski to Defeat ALS event.  Join us on November 10th at Beerhead Bar (the old Beer Market) on the North Shore from 6-8pm as we discuss how we can make this year's Ski to Defeat ALS the most successful one yet.  Tickets are $40 and include your choice of a beer flight, 2 beers of our choice, food from local restaurants, and a commemorative Brewski gift! You will get to choose your drinks from their extensive collection of over 500 bottles and 50 draft beers! Get your tickets today!

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