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

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Current News

L-R Todd Johnstone Vancouver Firefighter, Wendy Toyer, Rob MacDonald & Mike House Vancouver Gun Club
Date: September 11th, 2015

The Vancouver Gun Club received an award from the ALS Society of BC to recognize their support of the Annual ALS Clay Challenge.  The VGC provides the venue at no cost to the VFD to enable proceeds to fo to people affected by ALS in B.C. 

l-r Dawn Barrett, Wendy Toyer and Michelle Villarosa
Date: August 28th, 2015

 Michelle Villarosa coordinates the annual Super Fun Games for Good event ..  This year's winning team was lead by Dawn Barrett.  The team designated their prize to the ALS Society of BC.  $2,600 was donated!

 Thank you!

Date: July 31st, 2015

Coast Hotels Drives for a Cause
13th Annual Coast Hotels Shuhachi Naito Golf Classic Scores over $70,000 for Charity

Date: July 23rd, 2015

While generous Canadians cooled themselves with buckets of ice and issued challenges to others, the lives of people living with ALS were dramatically changed unprecedented investments into ALS research and practical patient care.

Every August until a Cure