ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Progress



Each year, the ALS Association, Saint Louis Regional Chapter holds several fundraising events to raise awareness and funds that help provide invaluable services to people living with ALS. Our events raise funds and increase awareness to help The ALS Association fund vital cutting-edge research and our patient services program. Come join the fun and help make a difference!


Saturday, August 17, 2019
Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery, 6116 2nd St., Kimmswick, MO 63053

In memory of Nancy Ratliff

Keep your eyes on the pies and join us for the 9th annual Kimmswick 5K (5K run and 1-mile walk and fun run) on Saturday, August 17, at the Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery! Run through historic Kimmswick and along the Mississippi River, the Anheuser Estate, and the Windsor Harbor Bridge (the oldest known wrought iron bridge in Missouri). The Blue Owl's famous Levee High Apple Pies will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers, and fresh fruit pies will be awarded to the top three in each age group. Hang around post-race for attendance prizes, refreshments, a 50/50 raffle, music, shopping in Kimmswick, and more! Visit the website to register or make a donation: Questions or need help signing up? Please contact Andrea Flanigan 314-432-7257 ext. 231.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor The Blue Owl as well as Ariix/TrueStar Health, Home Service Oil Express Mart, Jefferson County Running Club, Christmas Haus, Precision Dental Care, Brockmiller Construction, Uplift Nutrition, Town of Kimmswick and First Baptist Church of Arnold.


Monday, August 19, 2019
Sunset Country Club, 9555 S. Geyer Road, St. Louis, MO 63127

In its 24th year, this annual tournament features 18 holes of golf, lunch on the patio and lots of great prizes. Once again golfers will be able to enjoy a round of golf at Sunset Country Club, one of St. Louis’s most exclusive private clubs. Join us on Monday, August 19, registration and driving range open at 10:30 am with a noon shotgun start. Talk about your game with friends afterward while you enjoy cocktails, dinner, a live band and an extensive silent auction. You’ll also hear from a person with ALS and learn how your golf game makes an impact.

Not a golfer? You can purchase tickets to our dinner auction only or participate in our Pick Your Paradise Raffle. Only 100 raffle tickets will be sold, which exotic destination will you choose: Italy, Bali or Africa? You can find out more information at You can find out more information online at Or by contacting Natalie Pottebaum at or 314-432-7257 ext. 230.


The Ice Bucket Bash is a energetic dinner party that puts St. Louis celebrities on the hot seat...err, the cold seat! Guests enjoy a three-course meal while five notable St. Louisans take the stage. Guests then pledge donations to see the celebs take the Ice Bucket Challenge right before their eyes.

Thank you for everyone who joined us in 2018! Stay tuned for more details!



The Springfield Walk to Defeat ALS® has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 8. The times have also changed—registration starts at 1 p.m. and the Walk will start at 2 p.m. at Southwind Park. There will be a 1-mile walk along with food, music, entertainment and silent auction. Feel free to bring a pop-up tent and a picnic lunch! To register and for additional information, please visit the Springfield Walk website. If you have already registered for the Springfield Walk you do not need to do so again. Please contact Andrea Flanigan at or 314-432-7257 ext. 231 with any questions.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor The Jane and Mark Calmes Family and additional support from Ameren Illinois, Memorial Health Systems, and Warren-Boynton State Bank.


A big thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday, June 22, 2019, for the 20th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS despite the rain and thunderstorms. If you were not able to attend on Saturday and you need to turn in donations, they can be mailed to the ALS Office at 2258 Weldon Parkway, St. Louis, MO 63146. Please be sure to include a note with your name and team name. The website is still taking donations as well.

Thank you to our event sponsors Dowd Bennett, Permobil Cares, Raymond James, Compassionate Nursing Services, Numotion, Southern Bus & Mobility, United Access, The Family of Ray Van de Riet Sr., Missouri Foundation for Health, Alliance Rehab & Medical Equipment, Bethesda, and Wells Fargo Advisors.


A Community Partner event is a fundraising activity that is organized and managed by a family, group or individual who is acting independent of The ALS Association St. Louis Regional Chapter. Examples of Community Partner events might include; golf outings, bike rides, auctions, raffles, walks or runs.
Click here for more information and a schedule of community partner events.

If you have questions or are interested in hosting your own event please contact us at 1-888-873-8539 or email