Amyothophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of British Columbia

ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die and leave voluntary muscles paralyzed.

Every day two or three Canadians die of the disease.

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OUR MISSION

The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families, and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.  Through assisting research, we are committed to find the cause of, and cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

The ALS Society of BC has three principal objectives:

  • To provide direct support to patients, their families, and caregivers.  This includes an equipment loan program.
  • To  raise funds for patient services & research, and
  • To increase public awareness and understanding of ALS

Charitable Registration Number:  10670 8985 RR0001       

 

Current News

Date: October 20th, 2014

Representatives of the ALS Societies across Canada met in Toronto this past weekend to give thoughtful consideration regarding the allocation of the funds raised through the Ice Bucket Challenges. As beneficiaries of these donations, we accept this task as huge responsibility and are mindful of what this means towards fostering research and supporting families living with ALS.

Date: October 7th, 2014

Located at:

104-3151 Woodbine Drive, North Vancouver, BC V7R 2S4