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.

The ALS Society of BC has three principal objectives:

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

Charitable Tax Number: 10670 8985 RR0001


Our Services and Programs 







Current News

Date: May 12th, 2015

From June 1 – 30, 2015 at Peoples Drug Mart, purchase a Star of Hope for $2 to show your support for the ALS Society of BC


    For a $5 donation you will receive an ALS Society of BC Bracelet   

    For donations over $10 you will receive a Tuff Glove

Date: April 29th, 2015

Congratulations to Ms. Tulip Misri for winning the WestJet Raffle draw held on April 7, 2015 at  the Seymour Golf and Country Club.

The raffle raised $12,420 for equipment loan program of the ALS Society of BC.

We would like to thank everyone who supported the raffle by buying tickets and promoting the raffle.



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