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ALS Doesn't Stop. Neither Do We.

ALS Doesn't Stop. Neither Do We.
ALS doesn't stop during a pandemic and neither will we. Your help is needed now, more than ever.

ALS Doesn't Stop. Neither Do We.

ALS doesn't stop during a pandemic, and neither do we. Your help is needed now, more than ever.


An Open Letter to Our ALS Community Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak

Read Executive Director, Ryan Reczek’s open letter to the ALS community amidst the current COVID-19 outbreak in our region, and see how you can help our chapter continue to serve those in our community living with 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.
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.

2020 Marathon

2020 Virtual Pittsburgh Marathon

On May 3, our Team Challenge ALS runners will complete the Pittsburgh Marathon virtually. Help support #TeamChallengeALS and donate to their efforts today.



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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Thank you for another year of impact!

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.

Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.

For People with ALS

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

For Researchers

Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.

For Caregivers
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You Can Help Create A World Without ALS

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.