Thank you for considering joining our walking team and/or making a donation for TEAM BOTTIGLIA. This team is walking for Nancy Bottiglia. She was diagnosed with ALS in October of 2017, and with the support of her family, friends, and community, she has remained strong. We support this walk because the funds that are raised through this go back into the local community and benefits this awesome family who remains hopeful that one day there will be a cure for ALS.
Thank you for helping us reach our fundraising goal! Together we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by ALS. Our team is committed to raising money to support people in our community with ALS and spread awareness of the urgency to find treatments and a cure. Please consider joining our team in the Walk to Defeat ALS® or choose a team member from the list and donate to our cause.
Stay strong. Stay positive. Don't give up!
"We don't know how strong we truly are, until being strong is the only choice that we have" #infornancy #teambottiglia #walktodefeatals
WHY WE NEED YOUR HELP
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.
That’s why we’re participating in the Walk to Defeat ALS. To bring hope. To raise awareness. To provide resources and services to families free of charge. To help unlock the mystery of ALS and find the key to treatments a cure. Will you join us?
Amyotrophiclateral 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 a person with ALS averages 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.
ALS can strike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease, yet it still costs loved ones an average of $250,000 a year to provide the care people living with ALS and their families need. Join the movement to provide help and hope today!