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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Together We’ve Raised:
Featuring the Sugerman family, Knight Foundation update, board members new and retiring, plus much more!
A two-year grant from the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation will support our first paid Program Administrator.
We toured the busy lab of Dr. Sami Barmada whose team is taking on ALS with cutting edge research.
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.