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2021 Greater San Diego Chapter Events (upcoming)

(Dates and events, subject to change. Please call 858-271-5547 if you have questions or need more information)

Monthly Support Groups:

*Until further notice, all support group and care services meetings have moved to an online / virtual format with all applicable links and telephone numbers to join below. For additional information regarding virtual care services or support group meetings, please contact Lindsey Liebenberg at (858) 271-5547 or 

PALS/Caregiver Support Group- SAN DIEGO

When: 3rd Saturday of every month, 11:00am

How to join (Zoom):
Meeting ID: 936 0064 2104       Passcode: 043957

PALS/Caregiver Support Group- EL CENTRO

When: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 11:00am

How to Join (Zoom): 
Meeting ID: 930 0439 0877       Passcode: 391579

New!! Monthly ALS Association Caregiver Support Group

This will be an open-forum group specifically designed for caregivers impacted by ALS as a way to connect to others and receive support.

When: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 1:00pm

How to Join (Zoom):
Meeting ID: 926 8490 2189
Passcode: 820983

Special topics of discussion including:

  • Emotional self-care
  • Becoming an advocate for the care receiver’s medical and social needs
  • How to manage when overwhelmed with changes and loss
  • Handling inappropriate questions and responses from others
  • Relationship changes + role reversal
  • Asking for, accepting, giving and refusing help
  • Decision-making for self and others
  • Concerns for their own health
  • Change in social supports

PALS/Caregiver Support Group- MURRIETA

When: Last Friday of the month @ 11am

Where: ONLINE/VIRTUAL- Please call Mika Flanngan at 951-398-4908 to RSVP and receive more information

2021 ALS Awareness, Fundraising, and PALS Events

January 2021:

12th Annual ALS Golf Classic: Friday January 29, 2021 at Native Oaks Golf Club (formerly Woods Valley)! Click here to be directed to our dedicated webpage for this event.


2020 Greater San Diego Chapter Events (past)

February 2020:

ALS Awareness College Basketball Game: Wednesday Feb 5, 2020 5:30pm Women's Tipoff, 7:30pm Men's Tipoff. Azusa Pacific at Point Loma Nazarene. Click HERE to learn more!

March 2020:

PALS Outing at the San Diego Zoo: Wednesday March 11, 2020 available 8:30am-6:00pm. Space is limited and RSVPs are required. Learn more by clicking here.

May 2020 (May is ALS Awareness month) 

3rd Annual FLEX for ALS: Friday May 1, 2020 (this event is moving to a virtual, online format). Details can be found shortly by clicking here. Thank you SDSU APPHO!


October 2020:

2020 Walk to Defeat ALS: Sunday October 18, 2020 at De Anza Cove, Mission Bay! Click here to be directed to the 2020 Walk to Defeat ALS webpage.

November 2020: 

3rd Annual Bill Zimmerman ALS Golf Classic: Saturday November 7, 2020 at Rancho Bernardo Inn! Details and registration link to be posted soon.

Thanksgiving Day Fun Run 5K: Thursday November 26, 2020 in 4S Ranch. Details and registration link can be found here.

December 2020:

Giving Tuesday: Tuesday Dec 1, 2020

Holiday Party Open House: 2:00pm-7:00pm Wednesday Dec 2, 2020 at Greater San Diego Chapter Office. 


2019 Greater San Diego Chapter Events (past)

March 2019:

2nd Annual FLEX for ALS: 11am-3pm Friday March 22, 2019, at SDSU. Click here to see photos, thank you SDSU APPHO!

April 2019:

4th Annual PALS Flagship Cruise: 12:30pm-2:30pm Monday April 1, 2019. Click here to see photos!!

San Diego Seals Lacrosse Night was a Great Night! 7:00pm Friday April 19, 2019, at Pechanga Arena. Click here to see photos!

ALS Awareness College Baseball Game was a hit!: 6:00pm Tuesday April 23, 2019, at USD. Click here to see the recap!

May 2019:

May 2019 is ALS Awareness Month!

Annual PALS Outing aboard the USS Midway: Wednesday May 8, 2019. Click here to see some photos!

4th Annual ALS Fiesta: Thursday May 23, 2019, at Sycuan Casino Resort. Click here for details and to purchase your tickets or table! 

June 2019:

ALS Advocacy Week: June 9-12 in Washington D.C. Please click here to learn more about ALS Advocacy.

July 2019:

Walk to Defeat ALS Team Captain Kickoff Party! Saturday July 20 1:00pm-4:00pm at Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate. The San Diego Walk Team Captain Kickoff is going to be awesome! Beautiful venue, complimentary beer & wine tickets, delicious food & beverages, raffle, awards, and information and inspiration to make this year's Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS (October 20, 2019) our biggest and best ever! Click here for details and to RSVP!

7th Annual Team Justin Charity Golf Scramble: July 26, 2019 at The Rancho Bernardo Inn. Sign-up and learn more by clicking here.

August 2019:

First Annual ALS/VVCH Slot Tournament! Sunday August 25, 2019, at Valley View Casino & Hotel. Thanks to all who participated! Click here to watch the highlight video!

November 2019:

2nd Annual Bill Z Golf Classic: Saturday November 2, 2019, at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Click here to register, sponsor, or donate!

October 2019:

Walk to Defeat ALS, donations accepted to January 31, 2020: Sunday October 20, 2019, at De Anza Cove, Mission Bay. Click here to visit the 2019 Walk Website!

December 2019:

Giving Tuesday: Tuesday December 3, 2019

11th Annual ALS Golf Classic: Friday December 6, 2019,  Singing Hills Golf Resort at Sycuan. Click here to participate!

Holiday Open House: Thursday December 12, 2019 at ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter Office