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]
Nothing from May 6, 2016 to June 5, 2016.
A two-year grant from the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation will support our first paid Program Administrator.
Featuring Sam's Rivalry Ride, Dr. Barmada ALS Lab Tour, Hebrew Day Students, Active Against ALS receives award.
We toured the busy lab of Dr. Sami Barmada whose team is taking on ALS with cutting edge research.
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.