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Give This Holiday Season

November 14, 2023 Comments Off on Give This Holiday Season

Karen Stiles passed away on February 9, 2024. I was honored to meet Karen Stiles earlier this year and she made a significant impression on me. She reminded me just…

ALS Research Symposium 2023

October 27, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Research Symposium 2023

Join us here on November 4 at 1 p.m. for an educational afternoon to learn about the latest in ALS research with live presentations from local and nationally esteemed ALS…

Important Update from the ALS Association Oregon and SW WA Chapter

August 28, 2023 Comments Off on Important Update from the ALS Association Oregon and SW WA Chapter

As a valued member of our ALS community, we have important news to share with you on behalf of the Board of Directors of the ALS Association Oregon and SW…

Care Services Digest – August 2023

August 16, 2023 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – August 2023

August Educational Talk: End of Life Choices Oregon Aug 30, 2023 03:00 PM (PST) Sue Porter, of End of Life Choices Oregon will discuss end of life options for People living…

ALS Family Fun Days

August 6, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Family Fun Days

People living with ALS and their families are invited to join us for the following Family Fun Day Events. We hope you will join us to celebrate family, make new…

Support Groundbreaking ALS Research

June 30, 2023 Comments Off on Support Groundbreaking ALS Research

Donors play a crucial role in the development of new ALS medications, such as Tofersen. We need the support of our friends and family to continue these efforts.   By giving today,…

Care Services Digest – May 2023

May 8, 2023 Comments Off on Care Services Digest – May 2023

Check out the Spring 2023 Care Services Newsletter. Inside you will find:Legacy Building: learn about how people with ALS have built their legacy and what they have learned from their…

Give Financial Assistance to People Living with ALS

March 1, 2023 Comments Off on Give Financial Assistance to People Living with ALS

Matching Gift Success!Thanks to three special matching gift supporters, we raised $6,418 on March 31st. There’s still time to support this program – give today and become a leader in…

Don’t Miss Out: Benefit Our Chapter Before AmazonSmile Ends on February 20!

January 27, 2023 Comments Off on Don’t Miss Out: Benefit Our Chapter Before AmazonSmile Ends on February 20!

Participate in AmazonSmile? Don’t miss out on your final opportunities to benefit the ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter over the next three weeks!  Amazon recently announced that it plans…

Melanie Canton and Laurie Clarke: Words of Wisdom from ALS Caregivers

January 19, 2023 Comments Off on Melanie Canton and Laurie Clarke: Words of Wisdom from ALS Caregivers

 Melanie Canton of Vancouver, WA “My husband was diagnosed with ALS in May of 2021. The diagnosis was devastating and turned our lives upside down. I struggled through the next…