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Donations up to $25,000 will be matched through Dec 31st, 2020!

Donations up to $25,000 will be matched through Dec 31st, 2020!


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LeeAnn Casey Explains Walk Your Way

2020 Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS

The 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. This year the Walk is Virtual, meaning we encourage everyone to Walk Your Way. Click the video (left) to hear San Diego Walk Coordinator LeeAnn Casey explain Walk Your Way!

2020 Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Virtual Walk Your Way! Visit the Walk Website now


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$25,000 End of Year Donation Match!

We are pleased to announce a very special end of year match opportunity! Dr. Rick Greenberg is generously matching all donations up to $25,000 through December 31.Rick understands the impact ALS can have on a family. He lost his identical twin brother Dave to ALS. Today, Rick wants to inspire hope, generosity and support for other local families battling this devastating disease. Donate by December 31 and your gift will double the impact for our Greater San Diego ALS community. Please rally with Rick by donating today here or by calling Melissa McElvain, Associate Director of Development at 619.954.2823.

Click on the image to watch the short video about Rick and his twin brother Dave. i

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Details on 2020 Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS

The 2020 Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS has gone Virtual and we have all the details on how to join us and make this our most successful Walk ever!! Please click here to download this year's Walk Details and never hesitate to reach us if you have any questions or need help. Walk Coordinator LeeAnn Casey or (858) 271-5547.

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