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

October 20, 2018

Rivalry Ride

 

November 10, 2018

10 Year Anniversary Gala

 

 

Together We’ve Raised:

$ 550,000 for ALS Research!
 

Ten-Year Anniversary Campaign:

#FF0000 Raised 116,600 $ towards the 150,000 $ target.

Latest News

  • Fall 2018 Newlstter

    Annual update from Bob & Gretchen, Supporter Spotlight on Mitch Garner, 10-Year Anniversary Gala update, many many Thank Yous and more!

  • May 10 is ALS Awareness Day in Ann Arbor

    On Monday, May 7, the honorable Mayor Christopher Taylor proclaimed May 10th as ALS Awareness Day in Ann Arbor for our organization’s 10th year of being Active Against ALS!

  • Knight Foundation Grant

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

  • 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
  • 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.