Become an Advocate

As an ALS Advocate, you can help change the laws and policies that affect thousands of people with ALS and their families.

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What is Advocacy and why is it important?

Advocate: noun
/ˈadvəkət/
1. A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.

ALS Golden West is a leader in advocating for policies that improve the lives of those living with ALS, their families, and caregivers. Working in partnership with our ALS community, our advocacy efforts have led to increased federal and state funding for ALS research, passage of the Medicare waiver for ALS patients, the presumptive disability ruling from the Social Security Administration, and state funding that supports increased access to care.

How You Can Help

ALS doesn’t stop, and neither do we. To grow our impact and fuel our advocacy efforts, we need your support.

Our advocates are passionate about encouraging government officials at all levels - state, local, and federal - to improve awareness and resources for people affected by ALS. Advocates are people who affect real change in the way that our government responds to the needs of the ALS community.

Your outreach can help open doors, and anyone can be an advocate. Advocates with ALS Golden West help change the laws and policies that affect all people with ALS and their families every single year.

Become an ALS advocate today! If you’d prefer, you can also make a donation to help support our advocacy efforts.

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