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.
ALS strikes both men and women, generally between the ages of 40 and 75, although approximately 25% of cases occur in adults in their 20s and 30s.