What can you do to #ChallengeALS

Help Find A Cure


Make the impossible happen…again. This August and every August until there’s a cure.

The Greater San Diego Chapter supports people living with ALS and their loved ones through services and education. We leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of this progressive neurodegenerative disease.


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Team Week starts on October 24th and we are offering some
exciting incentives for your team building efforts.

nterested in FREE Papa John's Pizza for a year?  

Team Week Captain Challenge #1

The captain with the highest increase of team
 members registering to participate 
with your team within 48 hours will get a year of FREE Papa John's Pizza.

  Watch for the email on Tuesday, October 25th with all the details.

This one is for you, Bolts fans!

Team Week Captain Challenge #2

The captain with the highest monetary increase in donations
 collected and
posted online within 48 hours will receive two tickets to the game between the
San Diego  Chargers and the Miami Dolphins on November 13th.

Watch for the email on Tuesday, October 27th with all the details.

Team Week Captain Challenge winners will be announced
Monday, October 31st.



The chapter office staff is able to help your team with:

  • Customizing your team's fundraising web page
  • Customizing your personal fundraising web page
  • Writing an appeal letter to your contacts
  • Setting up a vanity URL to help people donate to
  •   your team online
  • Creating flyers to post in your community and more!



Our Mission
Leading 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.

Get Involved With Us
Help create a world without ALS by getting involved in the way that best suits YOU! When you fundraise with friends and family you take us closer to discovering a cure.

Walk to Defeat ALS

More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.

Find A Walk Near You

Host your own event to support our Chapter

Hold a golf tournament, run a marathon, or donate your birthday to raise funds that will help create a world without ALS.

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Celebrate a Loved One with ALS

Pay tribute to a friend or loved one affected by ALS. Each tribute is a personalized online fund designed to honor or memorialize someone special. Your Community of Hope fund creates a lasting legacy.

Learn More

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you.

Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.

For People with ALS

Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.

For Researchers

Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.

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You Can Help Create A World Without ALS

Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find a cure for ALS and provide much-needed services to patients and their families. By becoming a part of The ALS Association family and making your gift today, you will help sustain hope in thousands of people affected by ALS.