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To lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
OUR VISION In the quest to create a world without ALS, our vision is to care for and support all people living with Lou Gehrig's disease as we leave no stone unturned in our relentless search for a cure. We will achieve our vision by upholding our commitment to be the: · Preeminent organization and catalyst in directing, funding and promoting ALS research; · Most comprehensive provider of care and support services to the ALS Community through our coordinated network of Chapters, Centers and clinics; · Leading advocate and voice for the ALS Community;
· Recognized authority and most trusted source of information and education about ALS.
People with ALS and their families come first in everything we do. · Scientific credibility and innovation are the hallmarks of our research program. · Integrity, honesty and ethical behavior guide all our endeavors. · Champion the cause of people with ALS to raise awareness, understanding and support at every turn. · Collaboration and partnership within our organization and with others who share our goals and values promote continued success in the fight against ALS. · Mutual respect is the cornerstone for all our working relationships. · Financial strength enables us to accomplish our goals. · Commitment to excellence and professionalism are key tenets at all levels of our organization. · Diversity of ideas, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds strengthen our efforts. · Teamwork: We are a unified organization with one vision and one mission.