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Important Update: ALS Network Leadership Announcement

February 1, 2024 Comments Off on Important Update: ALS Network Leadership Announcement

Today is a significant milestone as I begin my tenure as president and CEO of the ALS Network. I am both humbled and invigorated to lead this organization through a…

Fred Fisher – An Unparalleled Leader

December 8, 2023 Comments Off on Fred Fisher – An Unparalleled Leader

Following more than two decades of leadership, ALS Golden West’s president and CEO, Fred Fisher, MSW, LCSW, will become the organization’s first President Emeritus effective February 1, 2024. As part…

Mahalo to all who raised crucial funds and ALS awareness at the Hawaii Walk to Defeat ALS!

October 6, 2023 Comments Off on Mahalo to all who raised crucial funds and ALS awareness at the Hawaii Walk to Defeat ALS!

ALS Golden West held the 11th Annual Hawaii Walk to Defeat ALS® on Saturday, September 30, at Kapiolani Park in Honolulu. This annual event brought incredible energy and an outpouring…

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National guidelines for ALS genetic testing, counseling published

October 5, 2023 Comments Off on National guidelines for ALS genetic testing, counseling published

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have developed and published guidelines for genetic testing and counseling for people living with ALS. These evidence-based,…

2023 MLK Day of Service

January 11, 2023 Comments Off on 2023 MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 16 is the 28th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. On this day, we celebrate the legacy of the Nobel prize-winning civil rights leader,…

Youth Who Are Taking Action Against the Fight Against ALS

May 11, 2021 Comments Off on Youth Who Are Taking Action Against the Fight Against ALS

Twelve-year-old Riley wanted to support a great cause. Riley’s father, who is a doctor, knew multiple people who had lived with ALS. When he told Riley that there are no…