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
Join the Fight Against ALS
Enthusiastic volunteers are key to our success! Volunteers can contribute in many ways - through their time, knowledge, skills and leadership.
You can host an event to help support the ALS community and push towards a treatment and a cure. It's easy to get started!
Join this nationwide movement by walking for those affected by ALS. Help the Greater Philadelphia Chapter meet our goal!
The Jersey Shore Ride to Defeat ALS is a one-day cycling event designed to appeal to every level of rider.
May Volunteer of the Month: Brenda Hansen
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.
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.