Awareness

ALS Awareness Month Proclamations and Activities in Hawaii

mayo 26, 2023 Comentarios desactivados en ALS Awareness Month Proclamations and Activities in Hawaii

The Golden West Chapter is grateful to our ohana on the islands for their continuing efforts to raise ALS awareness throughout ALS Awareness Month. Our ALS families on the island…

Mayor of Calabasas signs Proclamation recognizing May’s ALS Awareness Month

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On Wednesday, May 24, the Mayor of Calabasas, David Shapiro, signed a proclamation to recognize May as ALS Awareness Month in the City of Calabasas. Mayor Shapiro advocated for the…

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

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The ALS Association and the Golden West Chapter announce the selection of Pat Dolan as a recipient of the 2023 Hero Award! The Hero Award, the highest honor given by…

Celebrating the Successes of ALS Research Today, While Working to Fund More for the Future

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This last year has seen incredible progress in the fight to create a world without ALS. The FDA approval of Relyvrio (AMX0035) in 2022 and Qalsody (tofersen) last month are…

Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants Wins Phi Delta Theta Fraternity’s Lou Gehrig Memorial Award

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Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants has won this year’s Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, sponsored by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity, headquartered in Oxford, Ohio. Phi Delta Theta…

Celebrating women making a difference in the fight against ALS

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Women’s History Month (WHM) has been observed in the United States every March since 1987, and is dedicated to raising awareness of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. A…

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

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The Golden West Chapter joins the world in mourning and celebrating the life and legacy of disability rights activist Judith “Judy” Heumann, who died March 4, 2023. Known as the…

Bay Area theater director perservering with ALS

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East Bay theater director Erin Merritt is living with the debilitating effects of ALS, the degenerative nervous system disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Even though she struggles to…

Bay Area theater community rallies behind ailing director

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Erin Merritt has been a powerful force in Bay Area theater for decades, as a director, actor, producer and as someone who all-around makes things happen. Founder of the all-female…

Director battling ALS brings show to SF stage with tech assist

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