Recap – Pittsburgh Walk to Defeat ALS® 
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
4M ago
On September 10th, our ALS Community reunited in-person at Point State Park for the 30th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Walk to Defeat ALS®, presented by Mascaro Family Foundation! Everyone that joined us at Point State Park, and our teams that walked remotely, made the day one we will never forget. So far, the Walk has raised over $530,000, which is an incredible 96% of the event’s $550,000 goal! As we all know, there is always more we can do in this fight against ALS. Fundraising for the Walk doesn’t close until November and there is still time to make a donation that will directly impact our ..read more
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Executives raise over $270,000 for our ALS Community at 6th annual CEO Soak
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
6M ago
On August 11th over 40 CEOs and business executives joined forces to raise an outstanding $273,000 (and counting!) for those living with ALS in western PA at this year’s CEO Soak, emceed by Bill Flanagan, community leader and host of the WPXI-TV program, “Our Region’s Business.” 2022 CEO Soak / PPG Fountain Over the past few months, CEOs in the local business community rallied their colleagues to raise funds for our ALS community in anticipation for Thursday’s event. This included executives from presenting sponsor Hefren-Tillotson, A Baird Company, Oxford Development Company, and premier spo ..read more
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Recap: 2022 Walk to Defeat ALS® Johnstown
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
6M ago
On Saturday, July 23rd, Johnstown Walkers gathered back in-person for the annual Walk to Defeat ALS® Johnstown, presented by Stoystown Auto Wreckers! So far, the Johnstown community has raised over $95,000 for those living with ALS in western Pennsylvania! Watch the opening ceremonies In keeping with tradition, we honored our four Unlock ALS representatives during the opening ceremonies. The Unlock lanyards are a tangible way to recognize the real reasons behind why we all Walk to Defeat this terrible disease. Each of our four Johnstown Unlock Representatives have joined our cause because th ..read more
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CEO Soak Wins Make More Happen Award: VOTE NOW To Help Us Win 10K!
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
7M ago
Our friends at Exchange Underwriters, Inc have nominated our Chapter to win $10,000 from Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance! They’ve already donated $5,000, but now they’ve challenged us to rally our community to vote for our story. If we get 500 votes by July 31, they will double that donation to $10,000! Let’s show them what our community is made of and VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! A $10,000 donation from Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance would help to fund care, specialized equipment and home modifications for those living with ALS across western and central Pennsylvania.  *How to Vote There a ..read more
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Recap: Walk to Defeat ALS Erie 2022
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
8M ago
On Saturday, June 18th more than 150 Erie Walkers gathered for the first time at UPMC Park for the second annual Walk to Defeat ALS® Erie! So far, our Erie community has raised over $38,000, blowing past our original $35,000 goal. In keeping with tradition, we honored our four Unlock ALS representatives during the opening ceremonies. The Unlock lanyards are a tangible way to recognize the real reasons behind why we all Walk to Defeat this terrible disease. Each of our four Erie Unlock Representatives have joined our cause because they have ALS, have lost someone to ALS, are honorin ..read more
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Protected: One Team. One Mission. One World Without ALS – A Letter to our ALS Community
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by alsawpa
8M ago
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8M ago
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Protected: Take Action for ALS Awareness Month
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10M ago
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Protected: Team Challenge ALS Crushes $15,000 Goal!
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10M ago
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Chris & David Lynn: Care Keeps #ALS Families Together
ALS Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter Blog
by alsawpa
1y ago
My name is Dave and I have been happily married to my wife, Christine (Chris), for 49 years. We have three beautiful daughters, three wonderful sons-in-law, and seven grandchildren. Just as we were planning to transition into retirement and enjoy our golden years together, Chris was diagnosed with ALS. At that moment I took on a new full-time position, as her caregiver. Chris and David Lynn Before ALS, we knew very little about the disease and what to expect. I thought I was going to have to do a lot of research on my own and figure things out, but then we found our local ALS clinic and were c ..read more
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