As of September 1, 2023, fifteen chapters, currently members of the ALS Association, have legally separated from the organization. This includes the Greater Philadelphia Chapter.

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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.

Lenny and Marda

September Volunteer of the Month: Lenny Rafalko

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.

Irene Mitossis is participating in the Walk to Defeat ALS Seaside in honor of her mom, Dimitra. Dimitra was diagnosed with ALS two years ago, at the age of 53. Irene wanted to show her mom how many people loved and supported her throughout the journey, so she created Team Nektarios.

Resource & 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.

News & Stories

Jeff Cline

News about Separation from the ALS Association

Melissa with the Scott family

Answering Your ALS Questions with Melissa Coll, MSW, LSW

Lenny and Marda

September Volunteer of the Month: Lenny Rafalko

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