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Personal Amount Raised
Personal fundraising goal: $1,500.00
Many thanks for your support in our Fight to Defeat ALS, in honor of DD & Jeff!
Why I Ride...
I will be participating in the Golden West Chapter of The ALS Association's Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk. I ride to support those affected by Lou Gehrig's Disease and to spread awareness for the urgency to find treatments and a cure.
Specifically, I am honoring 2 of my close friends whom ALS has taken away from us far too soon .... Darren Dent (who is the inspiration for our team name, DD Defeats) and Jeff Given, so any donation that you can provide will be supporting the spirit of DD & Jeff, in our ongoing Fight to Defeat ALS!
What is ALS?
Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe.
Why We Need Your Help
Every 90 minutes a person in this country is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes another person will lose their battle against this disease. ALS occurs throughout the world with no racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic boundaries.
- The average life expectancy of an ALS patient is two to five years from the time of diagnosis.
- Every 90 minutes someone in this country is diagnosed with ALS, and every 90 minutes another person will lose their battle against this disease.
- ALS can strike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease. Someone you know or love may die from ALS unless a cure is found.
- Caring for a loved one with ALS costs on average of $200,000 each year.
Much appreciation for your caring support!
I've raised $750 for the Napa Valley Ride
I've raised $750!
Fundraising Honor Roll
Mrs. Ramey Lyn Stevens
Troy P Morrison
Jerry and Susan Serventi
eric and Janel
Ric and Stephanie Zappa
Dr. Joe Krauss