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DC/MD/VA Chapter

Washington, DC Walk

Carolyn's Cohorts

Thank you for helping Carolyn's Cohorts reach our fund raising goal! Together we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by Lou Gehrig's Disease. Our team is committed to raising money to support people in our community with ALS - like Carolyn Wolcott - and spread awareness of the urgency to find treatment and a cure. Please consider joining Carolyn's Cohorts in the Walk to Defeat ALS® or choose a team member from the list and donate to our cause.

Why We Need Your Help

Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of an ALS patient averages 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.

Every 90 minutes a person in this country is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes another person will lose their battle against this disease. ALS occurs throughout the world with no racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic boundaries.

This crippling disease can strike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease.  It costs loved ones an average of $200,000 a year to provide the care ALS patients need. Help make a difference and donate or join a walk today.

Our lives depend upon a cure for ALS, and a cure depends upon research funding.  Please walk with us on October 14, donate to us, sponsor us find a cure!!

Carolyn's Cohorts - Join Team Raised
LEVEL 5 FUNDRAISER Carolyn Wolcott $2,525.00
Helping Hand Bill Richards $100.00
Denotes a Team Captain
MT Pharma Quantum - National Sponsor

Cytokinetics - National Sponsor