Hope Through Caring Gala
Every Spring, the Foundation hosts the Hope Through Caring Gala. The evening includes dinner, dancing, paddle raise and balloon raffle.
The Hope Through Caring Award was established in 1988 to honor those whose extraordinary commitment to the fight against ALS has helped raise funds for research and clinical care, provide services for people living with ALS and their families and increase public awareness.
And the Harvey and Bonny Gaffen Advancements in ALS Award, first awarded in 2019 and named after two of our founders to honor their decades of commitment towards seeing a world free of ALS, recognizes a significant individual advancement or a body of work dedicated to further ALS research, treatment or clinical care.
Left: Mindy Evans-Williams, mother, sister, friend, philanthropist and our 2019 Hope Through Caring Award honoree
Right: Dr. Robert L. Sufit, professor of Neurology and Surgery, Northwestern Medicine and the inaugural Harvey and Bonny Gaffen Advancements in ALS Award honoree in 2019.
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