General Interest

Funded Research

Ann Arbor Active Against ALS donates funds to research labs that use the money directly and immediately for cure-driven research. More

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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.


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.

Fabian Pfeffer is Running the Chicago Marathon to Fight ALS

Use the form BELOW to sponsor Fabian Pfeffer and his fundraising effort – he is running his FIRST EVER MARATHON in Chicago and fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease to boot! (Please donate below, rather than with the button to the right!) NOTE: If you have any trouble with the donation form below, please try this direct …

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“Indestructible” – A2A3 Fundraiser Film Showing

One mission of A2A3 is to raise awareness and understanding of ALS. On Sunday, June 7th at 2pm, A2A3 will bring the award-winning documentary, “Indestructible” to Ann Arbor. Created by filmmaker Ben Byer after his own diagnosis with ALS, the film chronicles the physical and emotional journeys of patients living with ALS. To learn more about …

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