May is ALS Awareness Month! Learn more about ways that YOU can take action during ALS Awareness Month.

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.

Watch the SoCal Ride and Rally to Defeat ALS Livestream!

The 7th annual SoCal Ride and Rally to Defeat ALS celebrates the ALS community and raises ALS awareness and crucial funding in support of the nearly 2,000 people living with ALS, and their loved ones, served by the Golden West Chapter. Gifts can be made to help us reach our fundraising goal!

ASK ME: ALS Treatments and Therapies

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, "ASK ME: ALS Treatments and Therapies," to learn about important updates on current ALS treatments and therapies, as well as some that are in the research pipeline.

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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May is ALS Awareness Month!

Join the Golden West Chapter and the ALS community to help inspire action to change the facts about ALS.  Learn more about ways that YOU can take action during ALS Awareness Month!

News & Stories

First photo: Pat Dolan with his wife Mara. Second photo: Pat Dolan with loved ones at Inland Empire Walk to Defeat ALS.

Meet our 2023 Hero Award Recipient – Pat Dolan

Regenerative Medicine Path For Als

Regenerative Medicine: A New Path for ALS Treatment

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FDA approves treatment of ALS associated with a mutation in the SOD1 gene

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.