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Help A Woman Affected By ALS With Cleaning & Meal Prep This Summer!

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ORGANIZATION: The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter

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FAP: Cleaning
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A 43-year-old woman living with ALS would love your help with cleaning and meal prep! She would like someone to visit at least once every other week: once a week would be even better. Afternoons work best with her schedule, and she anticipates the needed tasks taking 2-3 hours to complete each time. She does have 2 dogs and 2 cats in her home.

This is a SUMMER opportunity (early May-late August): the family has a student volunteer who helps out during the school year, but they're seeking another person to assist them during the months when she returns home.

This opportunity is also part of the ALS Association's Family Assistance Program:

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About The ALS Association, MN/ND/SD Chapter


1919 University Avenue West, Suite 175, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.


What is ALS?

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system. ALS results in the progressive weakness of voluntary muscles which often leads to total paralysis. There is no known cause or cure for ALS. People with ALS typically live between two and five years after being diagnosed.

How does The ALS Association help?

We fulfill our mission by offering programs, services, and equipment free of charge to anyone affected by ALS residing in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

  • Durable Medical Equipment Loan Pool
  • Communication and Assistive Device Program
  • Family Respite Services
  • Volunteer Help
  • Support Services

Our work is funded by individual donations and the money raised by our special events.


Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Community, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


A Private HomeDuluth, MN 55803



  • Cooking / Catering
  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week (or once every other week) for 2-3 hours at a time
  • Online volunteer application (, phone or Zoom interview, 2 references. Volunteers also must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks indoors.

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