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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Initiatives to help fund ALS research are especially urgent because this research remains dramatically under-funded. Pharmaceutical companies have not invested their research dollars in ALS because they believe too few people suffer from this disease.