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Association: What We Do - Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
As the preeminent ALS organization, The Association leads the way in research, care services, public education, and public policy — giving help and hope to those facing the disease. The Association’s nationwide network of chapters provides comprehensive patient services and support to the ALS community. The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy, while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
M.D.A. Fights A.L.S.
MDA takes a big picture perspective on diseases, including ALS, that limit muscle strength and mobility, so we can reach across diseases to find effective treatments and cures. With our collective strength, we will encourage early diagnosis and action, support families in hometowns across the country and uncover research breakthroughs to help everyone with ALS live longer, stronger lives.h.