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 finding 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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Current News

Date: November 30th, 2017

We’d like to thank everyone who ensured our #Giving Tuesday success at ALS Society of BC, as well as all of you who participated and donated throughout the day. This day demonstrates the power that we all have to change the world. It also shows that there are millions out there who believe in doing good and helping others, which in and of itself is very inspiring.

Date: November 22nd, 2017

ALS CANADA AWARDS $3 MILLION FOR 12 NEW RESEARCH PROJECTS;

2017 funding competition completes $20 million research partnership with the Brain Canada Foundation following the Ice Bucket Challenge

TORONTO, November 22, 2017 – Today, the ALS Society of Canada announced 12 exciting new research

Date: November 16th, 2017

Federal ALS Caucus - An ongoing voice on Parliament Hill

Date: November 7th, 2017

HME Mobility & Accessibility and Sunrise Medical have signed a three year agreement with the ALS Society if B.C. as the presenting sponsors of the Walks for ALS in B.C. and the Yukon.

Wendy Toyer, John Stempfie, Rena Mendoza and Darryl Caines
Date: June 14th, 2017

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