awareness

  1. indigosd

    PLEASE vote for KINGA!

    Take a couple of seconds out of your day to vote for Kinga. She is a young woman that is working incredibly hard to spread ALS awareness after losing her own Mother to the disease. She is donating all the money to the ALS Society of Canada. Two sips of coffee and your vote can be done...
  2. K

    ALS Runners Wanted

    What Would You Do While You Still Could? ALS Ontario looking to feature an athletic PALS in a Canadian running magazine: I am working to build awareness to ALS and have an opportunity! If you were a runner in the past or currently do and have been diagnosed with ALS, please contact me. I am...
  3. Blubear

    Two upcoming media events on ALS!

    Hi Guys! Thought you would like to know about the following media events: First: Thought you all might like to tune in! BREAKING NEWS We invite you to watch the CBS broadcast of 60 Minutes entitled "21st Century Snake Oil", at 7 PM EDT (6 PM CDT) on Sunday, April 18. It is an expose of...
  4. David

    June is ALS Awareness Month

    June is ALS Awareness Month 10th Annual Clinical Conference June 4th, 2010 @ 8AM to 3:30PM Location McLaughlin Education Centre, EG61 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 2075 Bayview Avenue Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 The Centre is fully wheelchair accessible. Persons with ALS - No Charge...
  5. M

    Move for als

    MOVE FOR ALS is a global fundraising campaign inspired by Tony Judt. On May 15th, to raise awareness of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease or Motor Neuron Disease), two young men – one a former student of Judt’s – will embark on a grueling 2-month long cycling challenge from Seattle to...
  6. R

    The Final Four, Butler, ALS

    From ALSA Florida Chapter (if you know anyone in the media, please fwd the story!):
  7. K

    Tattoo for awareness & solidarity.

    If you haven't checked out Tim's video series- his latest episode tells the story of his Swallow Tattoo and how all of his friends started getting them in support & to honor him and his Mom who was taken by ALS. Now many people across the ALS Community are getting them too and it's pretty cool...
  8. indigosd

    Jane Fonda/Pam Callahan

    Michelle posted this link on facebook! There was a woman with ALS, Pam Callahan, who attended a matinee last week. She is 48. She came on a rolling type of stretcher with four friends who were attending her. She is on a respirator which allows her to breathe. This is called “being trached,”...
  9. V

    Everything You Need To Know About Caring For Pressure Sores

    Living with pressure sores is never an enjoyable experience. If you are at risk of developing them, or you are taking care of someone who might be at risk, get informed about pressure sores to avoid developing these unpleasant injuries. This guide will tell you the best ways to prevent and care...
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