Quite simply, every single donation made to our ALS Awareness Month Virtual Trivia Night event will go exactly where it's needed most: to support families battling ALS.
Every donation made will support the following organizations:
The ALS Hope Foundation
The ALS Hope Foundation provides long-term support to clinical centers of excellence for the care and treatment of people with ALS, clinical and basic research programs leading to a cure, support programs for people with ALS and their caregivers that optimize care and promote independence, and programs that promote education about diagnosis, treatment, and care.
The ALS Hope Foundation believes in promoting independence, quality of life, and hope for people with ALS. Thank you for helping us keep Hope on the Horizon!
ALS Family Chairtable Foundation
The A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation co-founded In 2001 by family members of ALS patients, raises funds for those suffering from ALS today, and supports research to cure ALS tomorrow. We provide patients and families with the best possible financial and emotional support through their unique ALS journey. Our In-House Patient Programs are open to New England-area families and are designed to lessen some of the financial and emotional burdens of living with ALS TODAY.
Our Foundation helps in a way that these families really need to help navigate the many challenges presented by an ALS diagnosis. We help with rent and mortgage payments and to keep the lights and heat on; we help send children of our patients to college; we help families take what often is their last vacation together to make some wonderful memories; we take away the fear of not having enough to make the holidays joyous and back-to-school shopping fun; we make sure that caregivers are able to take time to care for themselves--and more.
The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter
For 30 years, The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter's mission has been to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, while serving, advocating for, and empowering people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
Our Care Services Team is guided by the needs of those individuals we serve across the Commonwealth as we strive to support every individual living with ALS and their families.
Our Research Team takes a collaborative and global approach to funding research continues to lead to significant discoveries by top ALS scientists around the world by harnessing collaboratioin to find treatments and ultimately a cure. for ALS
Our Advocacy leads to wide-ranging outreach and education efforts to inform state and federal policy makers who can have an enormous impact on our community.
ALS ONE is an unprecedented partnership of world leaders in ALS research and care from The Healey Center at MGH, UMass Medical Center, ALS TDI, and Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS) who have joined forces to expedite and streamline the research towards breakthrough treatments for ALS while providing care resources and equipment for those currently battling the disease. ALS ONE is where research and care unite.
The Angel Fund for ALS Research
The Angel Fund for ALS Research is an independent non-profit charity dedicated to supporting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) investigations at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA,
The funds raised by The Angel Fund benefit the research of world renowned ALS researcher Dr. Robert H. Brown, Jr. and his team who work tirelessly in the fight to find a cause, treatment and cure for ALS.
Compassionate Care ALS
Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to support people diagnosed with ALS, their families, healthcare providers, and communities as they navigate the complexities, both physical and emotional, associated with the disease. The organization provides resources including equipment, educational opportunities, Medicare/Medicaid assistance, communication assistance, guidance and awareness with regards to living with ALS, caregiving, and exploring end-of-life when invited. CCALS offers an innovative approach to delivering support and services to our clients, which we tailor to the needs of each individual and their support network.
Hope Loves Company
Hope Loves Company is the result of raising three children who had to learn about ALS. Founder, Jodi O'Donnell-Ames, lost her husband Kevin Gerard O'Donnell to ALS in 2001 and, since then, has dedicated her life to ensuring that children living alongside ALS get access to the care, support, and love they need to address the challenges of ALS. HLC accomplishes this by providing camp programming to hudreds of children and families across the country each and very year.
I AM ALS
I AM ALS is non-profit organization whose mission is to build a patient-led, patient-centric community that reshapes public understanding of ALS, provides key resources to the community, and creates opportunities for patients to lead the fight against ALS and the search for cures.
The Mary Beth Benison Foundation
The Mary Beth Benison Foundation is a patient centered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the primary mission to #SpreadTheLove by providing financial assistance to ALS patients and their families. MBB was established in 2016 to honor Mary Beth and continue her legacy of kindness, love and compassion. Even during the most challenging periods of her illness, Mary Beth often expressed how grateful she was to have the support of family and friends. She had tremendous compassion and knew how difficult it was when dealing with an illness and she wanted to find a way to help. The MBB Foundation is there for people when they need it most by providing direct support in the form of grants to help pay household bills, purchase durable medical equipment, adapt their homes to accommodate the needs of the patient, help a family go on vacation or simply relieve some of the financial burdens they may be facing.
The Peter Frates Family Foundation
Founded by the inspiration of the Ice Bucket Challenge, Pete Frates, The Peter Frates Family Foundation is dedicated to continuing the legacy of its namesake by supporting the complex needs of families living alongside ALS. The organization accomplishes this each day by providing ALS families across the country with essential funding to help address the complex physical, medical, emotional, and financial challenges they face, while bringing strong, passionate, and unyielding voice to the fight against this horrible disease.
The Susie Foundation
Founded in memory of Susan Ready Matthews, The Suse Foundation provides funding and support for families living with ALS. The organization's Flex Grant Program helps alleviate expenses incurred by ALS families that are not traditionally covered by private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and other assistance programs, and their ALS Youth Mentoring Initiative brings the power of one-to-one