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Aaron Lazar Will Release Star-Studded Debut Album, Impossible Dream

June 14, 2024 Comments Off on Aaron Lazar Will Release Star-Studded Debut Album, Impossible Dream

The actor and singer Aaron Lazar, whose Broadway credits include roles in The Phantom of the Opera, The Light in the Piazza and Les Misérables, is set to release his debut album, featuring an array of guest performers from Broadway and beyond. Impossible Dream will be released on August 16 (To pre-order, click here.) The…

Aaron Lazar Announces Star-Studded Debut Album After ALS Diagnosis: An ‘Impossible Dream Come True!’

June 14, 2024 Comments Off on Aaron Lazar Announces Star-Studded Debut Album After ALS Diagnosis: An ‘Impossible Dream Come True!’

Josh Groban, Neil Patrick Harris, Leslie Odom Jr., Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristin Chenoweth and more will be featured on the LP, out on August 16. Aaron Lazar has long said that healing from ALS is his “impossible dream,” adopting the popular song of the same name from The Man of La Mancha as his personal mantra…

June 2024 | Monthly eNewsletter from ALS Network

June 12, 2024 Comments Off on June 2024 | Monthly eNewsletter from ALS Network

Our June eNewsletter is in your inbox now, or you can view it online! This month, we celebrate the many individuals and organizations who are advancing the search for effective treatments and cures for ALS. We are grateful to the ALS community for their efforts on Lou Gehrig Day and other ALS awareness and advocacy…

The inaugural I AM ALS Community Summit in Washington DC

June 10, 2024 Comments Off on The inaugural I AM ALS Community Summit in Washington DC

From May 29 – June 1, 2024, representatives from the ALS Network and other ALS nonprofit organizations participated in the inaugural ALS Community Summit hosted by I AM ALS. Held in Washington DC, the three-day gathering featured ALS advocates and community organizations who met to discuss important issues facing people with ALS and their loved…

Celebrating the 4th Annual Lou Gehrig Day and the ALS community

June 7, 2024 Comments Off on Celebrating the 4th Annual Lou Gehrig Day and the ALS community

The ALS Network is proud to celebrate the 4th Annual Lou Gehrig Day and our ongoing partnership with Major League Baseball, to honor the legacy of Lou Gehrig and all those lost to the disease that bears his name.  Lou Gehrig Day is annually commemorated league-wide on June 2, which is the day Gehrig joined…

MMD Shops Continue Partnership with ALS Network

June 5, 2024 Comments Off on MMD Shops Continue Partnership with ALS Network

MMD Shops employees and the cast members of Hulu’s High Hopes series held their own ice bucket social media challenge in late May to raise awareness and funds to power the ALS Network’s efforts to cure ALS.  For the second year in a row, MMD Shops also continue to donate a percentage of sales of…

Celebrating ALS Awareness Month in Hawaii

May 31, 2024 Comments Off on Celebrating ALS Awareness Month in Hawaii

The ALS Network is grateful to our ‘ohana on the islands for their continuing efforts to raise ALS awareness during ALS Awareness Month. Our ALS community in Hawai‘i gathered together throughout the month of May to raise ALS Awareness. On May 16, 2024, Hawai‘i Governor Josh Green signed a proclamation recognizing May as ALS Awareness…

Fighting ALS. A look behind the ALS Network

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on Fighting ALS. A look behind the ALS Network

FOX 11 news anchor and longtime ALS supporter Elex Michaelson, talks with Sheri Strahl, president and CEO, of the ALS Network about our partnership with the ALS community. Watch this insightful interview about our organization’s efforts to drive the discovery of prevention strategies, treatments, and cures for ALS; provide access to quality care and connection;…

Culver City officially recognizes ALS Awareness Month

May 29, 2024 Comments Off on Culver City officially recognizes ALS Awareness Month

The City of Culver City officially recognized May 2024 as ALS Awareness Month by signing a proclamation on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 during a City Council meeting. The proclamation encouraged residents to join the fight against ALS by honoring the lives lost to ALS and recognizing the efforts of healthcare professionals, researchers, advocates, and organizations…

My ALS Story: Remembering Eric, Veteran and Person with ALS

May 24, 2024 Comments Off on My ALS Story: Remembering Eric, Veteran and Person with ALS

Every Memorial Day, we reflect on the bravery and courage of the people who have served and sacrificed for our nation. The ALS Network (formerly the ALS Association Golden West Chapter) extends our deepest appreciation to our military heroes and their families, especially those who battled or are living with ALS. Today, we honor and…