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.
Jim Szumko was diagnosed with ALS in May 2008. Soon after, he and his wife, Gustie, moved from Saline to Ann Arbor to live near their son and his family… [more]
- September 28, 2014
- October 18, 2014
- 2nd Annual Beerfest for ALSStarts: 4:30 pmEnds: October 18, 2014 - 9:30 pmLocation: Burns Park Warming HutDescription: Fun, casual fall evening in the park - features LIVE music, fine local homebrews, brewed rootbeer, chili cook-off, brats, pretzels and more.
- October 25, 2014
- 3rd Annual Rivalry RideStarts: 9:00 amEnds: October 25, 2014 - 5:00 pmDescription: Sam Sugerman and his family will ride again from the Big House to Spartan Stadium before the football game. They want you to join them and support their fight against ALS. Time TBA
Many ALS patients can live longer and more productive lives because of current research. Improvements in medical management, including nutrition and breathing, regularly increase patient survival.