The horrific disease ALS stole Linda Cooper’s life 19 years ago. The five years of watching my mom suffer through the the cruelty of the disease was heartbreaking, not only for me and my family, but also everyone else who knew and loved her.
Sadly, my Aunt Lori currently is fighting her own battle with ALS. Thankfully there has been progress in the treatment, but there is still no cure.
Millie and I get this special day to honor our mom. Our husband’s get to walk for the mother-in-law they never got to meet, and our kids get to learn about the grandma they will see one day in heaven.
I hope it is clear that any donation to this cause is more than just a kindness, it’s truly and act of love towards our family. Thank you❤
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.
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?
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 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!