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What is ALS

What is ALS?
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.
What is ALS?

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.

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Coronavirus Statement
With the developing news regarding COVID-19, we want to take a moment to share how The ALS Association is addressing the concern about our programs and events.
 
  • Please be assured that the work of the ALS Association will continue.
  • Our first priority is the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.
  • Chapter staff will be working remotely and still available to our constituents daily.
  • We anticipate that some activities may need to be cancelled, modified or rescheduled; we will communicate with you directly regarding changes to upcoming plans, so please watch your email.
  • You can find the latest updates about our activities on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • For the most recent information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities.
 
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living with ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.

  Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidly shifting situation.

The Arkansas Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones in Arkansas through services and education. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Our Mission
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
Get Involved With Us
Help create a world without ALS by getting involved in the way that best suits YOU! When you fundraise with friends and family you take us closer to discovering a cure.

2020 Legacy Gala Invite

Please Join us for the 2020 ALS Legacy Gala!

For more information or to purchase tickets

CLICK HERE

To commit to providing an auction item

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Walk to Defeat ALS

More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.

Find A Walk Near You

Host your own event to support our Chapter

Hold a golf tournament, run a marathon, or donate your birthday to raise funds that will help create a world without ALS.

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Discover More Ways to Help Fight ALS

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Resources

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you.

Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.

For People with ALS

Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.

For Researchers

Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.

For Caregivers
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You Can Help Create A World Without ALS

Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find a cure for ALS and provide much-needed services to patients and their families. By becoming a part of The ALS Association family and making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS.