Fighting for a cure and helping people with ALS live their lives to the fullest.

Everything we do advances the search for effective treatments and cures for ALS

Home Research
Raised for ALS Research


Our research program fuels global collaboration to expedite the discovery of treatments and a cure.

Home Care Services
Families Served in 2022

Care Services

Our professional care team provides expert advice and assistance for people living with ALS and their families, free of charge.

Home Advocacy
Actions Taken Nationwide


Our advocacy efforts advance important public policy initiatives that benefit the entire ALS community.

Maryellen and Donna

March Volunteer of the Month: Maryellen Fox

A heartfelt Thank You to the Chapter's invaluable volunteers who enable us to give help and hope to those whose lives have been touched by ALS. Each month one outstanding volunteer who goes above and beyond is recognized for this honor.

Support Groups

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter hosts Resource/Support Groups to provide an opportunity for patients, caregivers, families and friends to be mutually supportive, exchange practical information, and share their experiences. All resource groups are free of charge for patients, caregivers and family members.

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Annual Celebration Honoring Drs. Lori and Kent Griswold

The 2022 Annual Celebration honoring Dr. Lori and Kent Griswold for their dedication to the ALS cause was extraordinary. Thank you to all who participated in this meaningful event which included a special presentation from the Philadelphia Phillies and the Flame of Hope Awards.

News & Stories


ALS Center Celebrates Opening of New Practice Office

Anne and Melissa

Answering Your ALS Questions with Anne Cooney, MSW, LSW

Maryellen and Donna

March Volunteer of the Month: Maryellen Fox

Stay up-to-date on ALS research, upcoming events, and how The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter is helping patients in your community.