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

Our Services and Programs    Canadian ALS Research

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Current News

Date: February 23rd, 2017

“Why have I been diagnosed with ALS when so many other people have not?”
This is an all-too-common question of people living with the devastation of an ALS diagnosis, and the ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) wants to help answer it. We are leading Canada’s fundraising efforts for Project MinE to support the mapping and analysis of up to 1,000 DNA profiles.

Date: February 21st, 2017

 The ALS Society of B.C. today announced that HME Mobility and Accessibility, and Pride Mobility Products, will be presenting sponsors of the ‘Walks for ALS in B.C. & Yukon in 2017.’

The ‘Walks for ALS’ across Canada are the signature event for promoting awareness of Amyotrophic Laterals Sclerosis (ALS) and raising crucial funds for patient care and ALS research.

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