As of 9/1/2023, fifteen chapters, formerly members of the ALS Association have legally separated from the organization. This includes Golden West. To learn more, please visit our FAQ.

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.

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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ASK ME: Advocacy in ALS - Why Your Voice Matters

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, "Advocacy in ALS - Why Your Voice Matters," to learn about how advocacy drives progress and benefits our ALS community in many ways, and how you can become an ALS advocate.

News & Stories

Tom Horton Paddling To Defeat ALS

Celebrating Tom Horton and Paddling to Defeat ALS

Pat Dolan Video Mapping The CDC National ALS Registry

Mapping the CDC National ALS Registry

Northwestern Article Image New ALS Gene

‘New’ ALS gene destabilizes neuron’s structure and nucleus

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.