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PA Local Living with ALS Featured in National PSA for ALS Awareness Month.

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Join the Movement
Walk with us in Johnstown or Pittsburgh this summer for the 2018 Walk to Defeat ALS.
Together, We Will Be Heard

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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.
Get Involved With Us
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.

Walk Registration is Open!

The 2018 Walk to Defeat ALS season has begun! Get your team together and register now!
Erie Walk| June 2, 2018 | Presque Isle State Park
Johnstown Walk| July 28, 2018 | University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (UPJ)
Pittsburgh Walk | August 25, 2018 | Point State Park

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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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Discover More Ways to Help Fight ALS

Donna Boring, a western PA native, was selected for a national PSA spreading awareness about the real effects of ALS for #ALSAwareness Month.

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Resources

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.

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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.