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What is ALS

What is ALS?
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.

What is ALS? ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.

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The St. Louis Regional Chapter improves the lives of people living with ALS and their loved ones in eastern Missouri and central and southern Illinois, through services and education. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Our Mission
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
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Help create a world without ALS by getting involved in the way that best suits YOU! When you fundraise with friends and family you take us closer to discovering a cure.

Ice Bucket Bash

Five Local Celebrities. One Cool Party.

Don’t miss this “super-cool” party like no other! We’re gonna put it all on ice for the ALS Association Ice Bucket Bash on November 16, 2018, at the Four Seasons—no rubber-chicken dinners at this event. And, to top it all off, five local celebrities will be taking the Ice Bucket Challenge live on stage—buy your tickets now!

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Walk to Defeat ALS

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Springfield and St. Louis Walk to Defeat ALS! Although the Walks are over, we are continuing to fundraise to meet our total goal of $605,000!

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One Dollar Difference

One Dollar Difference

One Dollar Difference offers everyone an easy way to create fun and creative events to help raise funds on behalf of The ALS Association. By customizing our online platform to fit your needs, organizers and participants like you can promote and raise funds for your event—anytime, anywhere. Get started today!

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Resources

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you.

Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.

For People with ALS

Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.

For Researchers

Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.

For Caregivers
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You Can Help Create A World Without ALS

Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find a cure for ALS and provide much-needed services to patients and their families. By becoming a part of The ALS Association family and making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS.