Mission

Ann Arbor Active Against ALS is a grassroots, nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise funds for research toward effective treatments and ultimately a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), while raising awareness of the disease, encouraging physical activity, and building a compassionate community.

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Ann Arbor Active Against ALS is a grassroots, nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise funds for research toward effective treatments and ultimately a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), while raising awareness of the disease, encouraging physical activity, and building a compassionate community.

Up-coming events

Nothing from May 6, 2016 to June 5, 2016.

Latest News

  • Knight Foundation Grant

    A two-year grant from the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation will support our first paid Program Administrator.

  • Spring 2016 Newsletter

    Featuring Sam's Rivalry Ride, Dr. Barmada ALS Lab Tour, Hebrew Day Students, Active Against ALS receives award.

  • Barmada Lab Tour

    We toured the busy lab of Dr. Sami Barmada whose team is taking on ALS with cutting edge research.

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    The Facts

    The Facts
  • 50% of people with ALS live 2 to 5 years after diagnosis, 20% live 5 to 10 years, and 10% live 10 years and more.