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 (ALS).

The ALS Society of BC has three principal objectives:

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

Charitable Registration Number:  10670 8985 RR0001       


Current News

Date: October 1st, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was an unplanned, one-time event that went viral.  This unexpected win fall has taken us all by surprise, with great thanks.  The ALS Society of BC Finance Committee   is working diligently to develop a recommendation to the Board and when ratified will be shared with our constituents, donors and the public.

Melissa Nelson and Stefanie Lee
Date: September 4th, 2014

Please join the ALS Society of BC in welcoming Stefanie Lee as the new Coordinator and Melissa Nelson as the new Assistant to the Volunteer and Events Support department.

Date: August 18th, 2014

Cavalier celebrated their 1 year anniversary with an outdoor charity street hockey tournament on Saturday August 16th at Sunset Beach, Vancouver.