News & Stories

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The inaugural I AM ALS Community Summit in Washington DC

June 10, 2024

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…

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

June 7, 2024

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…

Celebrating ALS Awareness Month in Hawaii

May 31, 2024

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…

Fighting ALS. A look behind the ALS Network

May 30, 2024

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…

Culver City officially recognizes ALS Awareness Month

May 29, 2024

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…

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

May 24, 2024

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…

Fox 11 Los Angeles “The Issue Is”:  ‘No Ordinary Campaign’ – Raising $1 billion to fight ALS

May 24, 2024

Please watch the full episode of Fox 11 Los Angeles “The Issue Is: with Elex Michaelson,”with a special interview with Brian Wallace and Sandra Abrevaya, co-founders of the nonprofit organization…

Honoring our loved ones and ‘ohana at the annual Lei of Remembrance

May 24, 2024

The ALS Network, along with ALS Foundation of Hawai‘i and ALS Ohana, held the annual Lei of Remembrance, a memorial ceremony honoring the people with ALS in Hawai‘i who have…

May is ALS Awareness Month: Join the ALS Network and the urgent fight for treatments and cures 

May 22, 2024

May is ALS Awareness Month and The ALS Network is committed to raising awareness and understanding of the disease by bringing attention to the needs of people living with ALS.…