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: January 5th, 2018

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF MEMBERS

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Annual Meeting of the members of the ALS Society of British Columbia (the “Society”) will be held on Tuesday April 3rd  2018 at 5:30PM at Quilchena Golf & Country Club, 3551 Granville Ave, Richmond, BC.

AGENDA

Date: January 2nd, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, the ALS Society of BC has received a total of $1,500 in donations from several businesses in Nelson, in support of patient services and ALS research. Gord Shannon, an active volunteer, and member of the ALS Society of BC received the cheque on behalf of the organization.

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 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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