As many of you know, my mother, at the age of 64 was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 2007. After sitting on the sidelines for 10 years at the ALS Walk, volunteering my time on Walk day, I made a decision in 2017 to “Make a Difference” and formed a Walk Team to raise more money for the cause. Brenda’s Bunch (in honor of my mother’s memory) is comprised of family members and friends.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, people with ALS lose the ability to initiate and control muscle movement, which often leads to total paralysis and death within two to five years of diagnosis. Currently there is no cure for ALS. Please help me change that!
The Walk to Defeat ALS is the #1 way to empower yourself to lend support to those fighting and caring for someone living with ALS. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people across the country come together to raise funds to support care service programs, enable cutting-edge research, and advance nationwide advocacy efforts for people with ALS and their families.
This year’s walk will held on October 30. Please consider joining our team. Help us and join Brenda’s Bunch to accomplish our ultimate goal to DEFEAT ALS!