June is ALS Awareness Month

The month of June 2020 has been proclaimed by the Province as ALS Awareness Month in BC. On June 1st and 2nd, BC landmark buildings will light up in the ALS colour purple to show support for people living with ALS.

BC Landmarks Supporting ALS Awareness Month to date are:

June 1:

  • Science World, Vancouver
  • Harbour Centre, Vancouver
  • Tower 1 & 2, Bentall Centre, Vancouver
  • TELUS Garden, Vancouver
  • Mr. PG, Prince George
  • Parliament Buildings, Victoria (Ceremonial entrance & front fountain)
  • Kelowna General Hospital (Skywalk & main lobby)
  • Spirit of Sail, Kelowna
  • Roundabout structures, Sicamous

June 2:

  • Northern Lights Display at BC Place, Vancouver
  • Canada Place Sails of Light, Vancouver
  • Tower 1 & 2, Bentall Centre, Vancouver
  • TELUS Garden, Vancouver

If you would like to join in and light up your building, please contact [email protected]

Other events taking place in support of ALS:

  • The Move To Cure ALS – is the annual signature fundraising event for the ALS Society of British Columbia, which brings together family and friends in support of ALS during the month of June at various locations around BC and the Yukon. Funds raised go to support people living with ALS in BC and the Yukon, and to support research through PROJECT HOPE. Visit www.movetocureals.ca for more details.
  • PGA of BC Golfathon for ALS – During the month of June, PGA of BC golf professionals will golf from sunrise to sunset, in support of people living with ALS in BC. For every dollar donated, the ALS Society of BC is entered into a draw to win $20,000 through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! For more information, visit golfathonforals.com

ALS does not stop and neither can we. The need for your support is more vital and urgent than ever. We hope you will help if you are able.