Families, Friends, and Neighbors affected by ALS head to the Boardwalk for
The Ocean City Board… Walk to Defeat ALS® presented by ShopRite & Their Customers and Universal Supply Company
|People with ALS, family members, friends, caregivers, and others affected by Lou Gehrig’s Disease are coming together for the 2016 Ocean City Board… Walk to Defeat ALS® Presented by Universal Supply Company and ShopRite & Their Customers. The event will raise funds for research and community-based patient services programs for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS, often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive motor neuron disease, which causes patients to eventually lose control of all voluntary muscles of the body. The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, with financial support from the Walk to Defeat ALS® and other events, funds groundbreaking research and provides valuable services for over 1,000 people living with ALS in central and southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and all of Delaware.
“The Ocean City Board… Walk to Defeat ALS® brings families together from across southern New Jersey to fund ALS care and research,” said Chapter Executive Director Jim Pinciotti. “This walk is always an empowering day for our ALS families who see the direct impact from events like this as we work together for a cure.”
This summer, Village ShopRite stores raised over $95,000 for the Ocean City Board…Walk to Defeat ALS. The chain of stores is a longtime ally for ALS families in New Jersey and beyond.
When: Saturday, September 17. Registration begins at 9:00 AM Walk begins at 10:00 AM
Where: 6th Street Athletic Complex Ocean City, NJ Registration at www.oceancitywalktodefeatals.org
The ALS Association and its local chapters are leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. For more information, visit the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter website at www.alsphiladelphia.org.