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.

Upcoming Events

  • September 18, 2014
    • Whole Foods 5% Day
      Starts: 8:00 am
      Ends: September 18, 2014 - 10:00 pm
      Location: 3135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
      Description: Stock up! 5% of today’s net sales donated to ALS research.
  • September 28, 2014
    • 7th Annual Family Field Day
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: September 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm
      Description: Fun for all ages: sports clinics, fitness activities, bake sale, raffle

Latest News

  • Thank You!

    The Knight Foundation granted Active Against ALS nearly $20,000 to support a marketing project.

  • Exciting ALS Research!

    The first human clinical trial of a stem-cell treatment for ALS being led by Dr. Eva Feldman.

  • Get Involved!

    The Facts

    The Facts
  • In the U.S., over 30,000 people are currently living with ALS and approximately 5,600 people are diagnosed each year. That means there is a new diagnosis about every 90 minutes.