August 2020 Events eNews

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$20,000 Triple Your Impact Challenge

We’re kicking this Events eNews off with a new ALS Walk for Life Team Challenge!

Starting today, the first 10 teams to register, raise $1,000 AND recruit 10 walkers will receive a $3 to $1 match ($2,000 max per team) until our generous match runs out. Thanks to the generosity of the Haarlow Family Charitable Foundation, for every dollar you raise, your impact is tripled!

In order to qualify for the match, a gift must be made online or over the phone and a physical check or cash must be received in our office. Head to to sign up and get started today>>


10th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS

The Les Turner Symposium on ALS is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year on Monday, November 9.

This annual event brings together the brightest minds in the ALS field to share and celebrate advancements in research and care. We will welcome researchers and clinicians from across the country via livestream, including keynote speaker Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD, co-principal investigator of the HEALEY ALS Platform Trial.

As always, this event is free and open to the public. Stay tuned for registration details to come. You can watch last year’s Symposium presentations on our YouTube channel>>


Be a Part of the ALS March of Faces

We’re looking for submissions for our 2020 ALS March of Faces!

The ALS March of Faces is a pictorial display of the courageous women and men, both past and present, with ALS.

This year, the ALS March of Faces will be visually incorporated as a slideshow at our Virtual ALS Walk for Life All submissions are welcome>>