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Greater New York Chapter

Long Island Walk

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Thank you for helping us reach our fund raising goal! Together we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Our team is committed to raising money to support people in our community with ALS and spread awareness of the urgency to find treatment and a cure. Please consider joining our team in the Walk to Defeat ALS® or choose a team member from the list and donate to our cause.

Why We Need Your Help

Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of an ALS patient averages 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.

Every 90 minutes a person in this country is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes another person will lose their battle against this disease. ALS occurs throughout the world with no racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic boundaries.

This crippling disease can strike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease yet it still costs loved ones an average of $200,000 a year to provide the care ALS patients need. Help make a difference and donate or join a walk today.

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LEVEL 5 FUNDRAISER Big Hair Galvez
LEVEL 6 FUNDRAISER Lori Kessler
Yeny Bedoya-Valencia
Helping Hand Marilyn Bloom
LEVEL 2 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Richard Brooks
LEVEL 2 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Thomas Butson-Luthier
George Chung
Helping Hand Sharon Davis
Helping Hand Jenna Gabay
LEVEL 3 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Gina Grant
Helping Hand Anna Graziosi
Helping Hand Jonathan Isaacson
Helping Hand Randi Lally
LEVEL 1 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Ellen Lefkowitz
Helping Hand Thomas Liantonio
Helping Hand Randi Maged
Gary Mednick
Helping Hand Jayne Mednick
LEVEL 3 FUNDRAISER Helping Hand Michael Nallan
Helping Hand Karen Neihaus
Helping Hand Cathy Parker
Helping Hand Sarah Parker
Helping Hand Bob and Barbara Rosenthal
Helping Hand Dana Stein
Helping Hand Wesley Wells
Emily Yarocki
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