Fighting for effective treatments and cures, and helping people with ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Everything we do advances the search for effective treatments and cures for ALS

Raised for ALS Research


Our research program fuels global collaboration to expedite the discovery of treatments and cures for ALS.

People with ALS Served

Care Services

Our team of professional Care Managers provide expert advice and assistance for people with ALS, free of charge.

Actions Taken Nationwide


Our advocacy efforts advance important public policy initiatives that benefit the entire ALS community.

ASK ME: ALS Research and Care in 2023

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, "ALS Research and Care in 2023" to learn about the outcomes from our 13th Annual California ALS Research Summit and the future impact on ALS care and research.

Join a Support Group

Support groups are a great place for people living with ALS and their loved ones to share their personal experiences and learn more about strategies for preserving independence and maximizing quality of life.

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Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Golden West Chapter highlights the contributions of the many remarkable women who are making a difference in the fight against ALS. Join us in celebration of the amazing women who have helped lead us in raising ALS awareness.

News & Stories

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Celebrating women making a difference in the fight against ALS

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Remembering Judy Heumann, disability rights leader (1947-2023)

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Bay Area theater director perservering with ALS

Stay up-to-date on ALS care, research, and advocacy, as well as upcoming Chapter activities and events, and learn more about the many ways the Golden West Chapter is helping the ALS community.