Letting the Love In

The first night they met, John and Meg Rooney won second place in a dance contest. What followed was a 27-year marriage, three sons and a long-term dedication to our Les Turner ALS family. For many of you, the Rooney …

The Embodiment of Hope and Help

As we near the end of ALS Awareness Month, facts and statistics about ALS can be found around every corner. The lifetime risk of developing ALS is just 1 in 300. The estimated annual cost of care is $250,000. These figures illustrate …

Telehealth – How We’re Adapting

The need to adapt to changing circumstances is not new to those with ALS. ALS requires constant attention and creativity to stay ahead of physical and emotional changes. As news continues to emerge about precautions against COVID-19, we are all …

A Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Living with ALS

Last week, Steve Gleason, former NFL player and person living with ALS, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, our nation’s highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress. The medal seeks to honor those, “who have performed an achievement that has an …

Running With Your Heart

It’s estimated that less than 1% of the world’s population will run a marathon in their lifetime. That’s what makes finishing a marathon even more impressive for the 29 members of our Team Race for ALS who ran the Bank …

The Faces of our ALS Walk for Life

You are the Faces of ALS, the faces of our Les Turner ALS family who joined us last Sunday for our ALS Walk for Life. Over 7,000 of you came out to walk for hope, walk for help and walk …