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                                Save the date for the 3rd Annual Ski to Defeat ALS on Sunday, February 12th, 2017!

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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Buy Now! Winner gets tickets to 11 rival games!

The ALS Association Western PA Chapter is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win two (2) tickets to 11 games to see your defending Staley Cup Champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Walkers can use this as a fundraiser to benefit their Walk to Defeat ALS teams.  Call the office to request your tickets. 412-821-3254. The drawing is September 30, and based off of the PA Daily Lottery, Pick 3. Tickets are $25 each and have two chances to win. 

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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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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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