A L S Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation was started in 2001 in hopes of creating a brighter future for those living with A.L.S. in New England and honors all of the courageous individuals and families touched by this disease .


Over 30,000 people are living with A.L.S. today , a disease that causes a progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the body affecting voluntary muscle control.  Those affected eventually lose their livelihood, their independence and ultimately their lives.


We help those living with the disease today celebrate their time left with their loved ones, offering strength, hope and joy through our Patient Programs.  We help future generations through financial support of cutting edge research to one day find a cure.


Until there is a cure…there is the A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation

The 18th Annual "Cliff Walk" for A.L.S. raises more funds than previous years!

Our 18th Annual Cliff Walk for A.L.S. Fundraiser was a huge success, raising over $200,000! Check back for more information coming soon! In the meanti...


2014 New Balance Falmouth Road Race

On Sunday, August 17 the 42nd Annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race took place with over 11,000 runners participating.

Our Foundation was for...


Ice Bucket Challenge

I'm sure by now you have all heard of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" inspired by Pete Frates that began as a viral sensation in social media and took off ...

7/20/2014 Danny's Run for A.L.S.

Thank You to Foundation Board Member Jacqueline Tome & the Perry Family! A total of 85 Riders and 160 People  Raised over $4000 on Sunday, July 20th 2014 at 'Danny's Run" for A.L.S.

"Danny's Run"  held in loving memory of Danny Perry (March 2, 1929 - March 22, 1995)  

Danny was a be...


Enjoy Life Papa G Style

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Archie’s Seabreeze  held a fundraiser in memory of a local man, George Kerr (Papa G) who battled A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) for over a decade before passing away in 2011. The event raised over $1,000 to 
benefit the A. George Kerr Patient Fund of the Founda...


Thank you Laurie Serpa!

Laurie Serpa is ran the Johnny Kelley Half Marathon in Hyannis, MA on

5/25/2014  to honor her friend, Carol McCracken- an ALS Warrior passionate about our organization. Her courage and spirit are an inspiration to all who know and love her.

Donations raised benefited the A.L.S. Familty Charitable ...


The Mews 5k is Annual road race

Kevin Alexander and two fellow classmates are second-year physical therapy students at the University of Rhode Island.  The Mews 5k is an annual road race hosted every November by Mews Tavern in Wakefield, Rhode Island.  They ran on November, 24th to honor those affected by Amytrophic Late...

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