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Upstate New York Chapter

Buffalo Walk

Going for Grandpa/Doing it for Dad

In 2009, ALS stole Richard Panek from his wife, sons, grandchildren, other family members and friends. There's not a day that goes by that we don't think about him!! Every year we do the walk so that maybe some day there can be a cure and some other family can be saved from the loss ALS provides.

Thank you for helping us 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 and spread awareness of the urgency to find treatment 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.

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 yet it still 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.

Going for Grandpa/Doing it for Dad Raised
Helping Hand Lisa Panek $275.00
Helping Hand Susan Karalus $50.00
Arthur Kurtz $50.00
Jenna Lis $0.00
Ken Lis $0.00
Helping Hand Tammy Lis $40.00
Allison Panek $0.00
LEVEL 7 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Jamie Panek $5,960.00
Kaitlyn Panek $0.00
Shelby Schie $0.00
Joe & Diane Winiarski $0.00
Helping Hand Amy Wojcik $50.00
Denotes a Team Captain
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