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

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

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

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