Lou Gehrig Day

To honor the legacy of Lou Gehrig, we have reserved a block of preferential seats for the June 15th game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians. It’s a fun night out at the ballpark with family, friends and ALS of Michigan supporters! Come and cheer on the Tigers while supporting our Michigan pALS (people with ALS) who are living …

3 Great Ways To Support Your Michigan ALS Community

ALS Auction Mania April 15-May 3, 219 A spectacular online auction featuring jewelry and artwork; travel and entertainment packages; spa and salon offerings, plus more! Lou Gehrig Day At Comerica Park Saturday, June 15, 2019 A fun summer event at the ball park to support ALS while rooting on the Detroit Tigers to strike out the Cleveland Indians! Walk ‘N …

Walk ‘N Roll 2019!

2019 marks our 19th year of Walking ‘n Rolling for ALS! We invite you and your family and friends to join us at our largest fundraiser of the year. Register now to make a difference for our Michigan ALS community by forming a walk team or joining a team to honor your special pALS. And, the good news is that …

An Open Letter To Our Donors

by: Lisa R. Alteri, President of ALS of Michigan Recently, we have received several inquiries from our patients and our donors regarding requests for donations that they received from ALS related organizations other than ALS of Michigan. We felt it was our responsibility to help those who have long supported ALS of Michigan’s mission with both information about how ALS of Michigan …

My Turn: How We Deal With The 3 D’s

by: pALS Bob Masserang My name is Bob Masserang and I have a disease. I also have a wonderful wife, Judy, who is married to me and my disease. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS or “Lou Gehrig’s disease”. No matter how you say it, it can be depressing, deflating and, in the end, deadly – the 3 D’s. I was given …

My Turn: Kathy & Kris

by: Freddy Martinez -Please let me tell you a story about 2 beautiful women named Kathy and Kris, our guardian angels who on this day and always, our hearts so sorely miss. -As sisters they surely loved each other, as all sisters do…Forging an incomparable bond, one that would be shared by only those two. -Together they grew up and …

My Turn: Life Doesn’t Have To Stop Because Of ALS

by: Porsha Chalmers My husband Brian and I have always considered ourselves to be just regular people.  We both served our country as Marines.  Brian’s tour of duty was in Desert Storm and I was stationed on the East Coast.  We married, had a son and now we live in a bungalow in Lincoln Park. Our greatest joys have always …

My Turn: What Am I Truly Feeling?

by: Regis Kleiss Regis Kleiss lives in Royal Oak, MI. A self-taught poet, Regis has written more than 200 poems that touch on a myriad of topics. This poem expresses his feelings about being diagnosed with ALS this year at age 25. Regis is a 2003 graduate from Dondero High School. While at Dondero he was Captain of the Track …