The ALS Society of Alberta is dedicated to making each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
The number one priority for the ALS Society of Alberta is to ensure that each ALS client’s needs are being met. The Society relies heavily on its donors and volunteers in order to provide the best possible support and care for ALS clients in Alberta. From community events and ALS WALK fundraisers across the province, to providing care and eqiuptment for those living with and affected by ALS, the accomplishments of the ALS Society of Alberta are due to the tremendous amounts of support received throughout the community.
100% of ALS client requests were met in 2019 thanks to donor and volunteer support, including;
The ALS Society of Alberta graciously appreciates ongoing donor and volunteer support in order to continue meeting 100% of client requests and to make each day the best possible day for those living with and affected by ALS.The ALS Society of Alberta provides support to clients and families across the province in a number of ways including:
The ALS Society of Alberta offers various support groups and information sessions to help people living with ALS, their families and caregivers. All support groups and information sessions are provided free of charge.
The Support for Champions program allows children whose parents are affected by ALS to participate in “normal” childhood activities that may not be available to them due to the immense financial burden ALS can cause.
From volunteering at or hosting your own ALS community fundraiser, to becoming a monthly donor, to attending a WALK for ALS, every inch of support received helps to make each day the best possible day for those living with and affected by ALS.
Below are some of the ways that you can help to make a difference and channel hope for a future without ALS;
There are many volunteer opportunities within the Society. Opportunities range from special events or awareness generating initiatives, to helping in the office with administrative duties.
Your monthly gift allows us to provide the best possible support for those living with ALS in Alberta, through the equipment loan program, support groups, home visits, referrals and support for children.
Each year, groups, teams and individuals across the province initiate fundraising events to raise funds that go toward the Society. There were over 40 community events held across Alberta in 2019.