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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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:

  • Provide direct support to patients, their families, and caregivers.  This includes the equipment loan program;
  • Raise funds for patient services and research; and
  • Increase public awareness and understanding of ALS

Charitable Tax Number: 10670 8985 RR0001

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Date: November 8th, 2016

PDF 2017 Bob Heinrich Calendar


For more information contact Angela Shilbild 

Date: October 19th, 2016

Peoples Drug Mart CEO Ian Maxwell and Ed Sue Marketing and Advertising Manager, present ALS BC Executive Director Wendy Toyer with a $25,000 cheque as the title sponsor of the Walks for ALS in BC & the Yukon.

Peoples Drug Mart/Peoples Pharmacy has been the title sponsor of the walks for ALS in B.C. and the Yukon since 2005. 

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