ALS Association Golden West Chapter


President Barack Obama
ALS Association Golden West Chapter

ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a fatal neurodegenerative disease.  Every 90 minutes someone is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes someone dies from ALS.

ABC30 is a proud community partner of ALS Association Golden West Chapter. 

October 26 - Central Valley Walk to Defeat ALS

Join ABC30's Amanda Venegas for the Central Valley Walk to Defeat ALS.  It's an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to honor the strength and courage of people with ALS and their families. The Walk to Defeat ALS is The ALS Association's biggest annual event and raises funds to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

Walk Check-in: 9:30 AM

Opening Ceremony: 10:30AM

Walk Starts: 11:00 AM

Location: Copper River Ranch

Distance: 2 miles

Contact: Special Events Coordinator, Lauren Markewitz

Email: or 415-904-2572 ext. 304

Additional Resources

ALS Golden West Chapter

(866)-750-2572 (ALSA)