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The 5th Annual ALS Fiesta on August 12 is Virtual and YOU ARE INVITED!

The 5th Annual ALS Fiesta on August 12 is Virtual and YOU ARE INVITED!

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Coronavirus Statement – 6/18/2020
With the developing news regarding COVID-19, we want to take a moment to share how The ALS Association is addressing the concern about our programs and events.
  • For those PALS and families registered with the chapter that desire and need an additional supply of food support, the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter is aligned with the Farmer's to Families "Fruits & Vegetables" program to help you. We will deliver to your doorstep and there is NO COST.  Please call the chapter at your earliest convenience and let us know if you are interested in this program. (858) 271-5547. We would love to help you! 
  • Please be assured that the work of the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter is continuing.
  • Our first priority is the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.
  • Our chapter office at 9929 Hibert St. is open for scheduled appointments only. To mitigate exposure, our chapter staff continues to work remotely and are still available to our constituents daily.
  • To reach a staff member, email or call (858) 271-5547. To reach our Care Services team, email or call/text (858) 249-8896. Our staff directory can be found HERE
  • Chapter events and activities continue to be modified and rescheduled. We will communicate with you directly regarding these modifications and changes, so please watch your email.
  • You can find the latest updates about our activities on our Facebook Page
  • For the most recent information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities.
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For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living with ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly. 
Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidly shifting situation.
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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5th Annual ALS Fiesta on Aug 12 will be Virtual!

Please join us on Wednesday August 12, 2020 from 7:00pm-8:00pm PST for our live streamed Fiesta. During this digital experience, you’ll get to see and hear firsthand from many of the people affected by ALS we serve, as well as from some of our ALS community’s biggest supporters in the areas of care services, advocacy, and our ALS Clinic. Viewing the live streamed Fiesta is open and complimentary to all - the more the merrier to help raise ALS Awareness and help us reach our donation goal! Visit our Fiesta website here!

Walk to Defeat ALS

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 have passed and to show their support for the cause.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
DeAnza Cove | Mission Bay

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Monthly Electronic Newsletter

June 2020: The 5th Annual ALS Fiesta has gone Virtual, details on how to join us! And Al Schaffer was named Honorary Chair for the Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS!  Reading and sharing keeps supporters in the know and helps us all to raise ALS awareness together - we appreciate you! Click here to read this month's newsletter

2020 Mark Your Calendar

2020 Greater San Diego Chapter Calendar

There are many incredible opportunities to get personally involved in the fight against ALS including monthly Support Groups, Care Services meetings, and patient/family/caretaker outings at places like the USS Midway Museum and San Diego Zoo. Also listed are our critically important fundraising event dates: 5th Annual ALS Fiesta benefit dinner, ALS Challenge Me Slot Tournament, 12th Annual ALS Golf Classic, 2020 Walk to Defeat ALS, and more! Click here to see our detailed calendar.

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