Shreveport Walk to Defeat ALS 2019

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The ALS Association, LA-MS Chapter

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The Walk to Defeat ALS is the ALS Association Louisiana- Mississippi Chapter's biggest annual event in the Shreveport area. Every year, amazing people across the community and state bring their determination, energy, and passion to the Walk to Defeat ALS. Since the event began, we have had continued a positive growth and have raised millions of dollars toward our vision - a world without ALS. The Walk to Defeat ALS empowers people living with ALS, friends, families, businesses, and the community to fight back against a disease that often leave many feeling powerless and has yet to be cured.

The walk will help to raise funds that allow our local chapter to sustain our services.

  • Patient & Family Consultations
  • ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics
  • Patient Assistance Grant Program
  • ALS Connection Meetings
  • Medical Equipment & Assistive Technology Loan Program
  • Research Advocacy, Public Education, Awareness & Outreach
  • Resource Library

Volunteers - Walk Day
When volunteers arrive the day of the walk, they should report tot he volunteer check-in station, with the walk coordinator and/or volunteer chair. From that point, they will be given a t-shirt and instructions on their tasks.

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About The ALS Association, LA-MS Chapter

Location:

11725 Industriplex Blvd., Suite 3, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, US

Mission Statement

OUR VISION Create a World Without ALS OUR MISSION Leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Description

Our Vision is to "Create a World Without ALS."

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter was founded in 2005 to serve the needs of those living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their caregivers in the state of Louisiana and expanded its territory to include the state of Mississippi in late 2009. The chapter works to improve the quality of life for people living with ALS and their families.

The ALS Association is the only non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, the association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.

WHEN

Sat Sep 28, 2019
06:00 AM - 01:00 PM  

WHERE

540 Boardwalk BlvdBossier City, LA 71111

(32.51971,-93.74109)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Volunteers will be asked to commit to a minimum of (3) three hours for this event.

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