All donations to ALS of Michigan remain in Michigan to help pALS and their families. Your generosity will provide loans of adaptive equipment, in-home care, speech therapy and speech devices, transportation assistance, support groups, seminars and other services for pALS and their loved ones. Due to the generosity our supporters, donors and sponsors, all of our services are offered to our ALS Michigan community at no charge EVER, making living with ALS easier.

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ALS of Michigan is a recognized 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Scroll down to read about the impact our services have on the ALS community.

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If you have questions or concerns about the information being maintained by ALS of Michigan, or if you would like to review information maintained, please contact Kim Graziosi at or (248) 354-6100.

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What your donation will provide


Provides a trixie lift


provides 20 hours of in-home care


provides a voice amplifier


provides a transport wheelchair


provides a bedside table


Provides a bedside safety rail

2021 Impact of Services



ALS of Michigan provided critically-needed programs and services to pALS and families, all at no charge. On average, over 400 individuals were on service at any given time in over 50 counties across Michigan.


connections made

Our professional social work staff provided connected with patients and families to provide outreach, emotional support, education and referrals to our services or other resources.


SUPPORT GROUP and Seminar attendees

ALS seminars and monthly support group were held throughout the year to offer support and education to to pALS, family members, and caregivers.



pALS who needed help communicating were served by our speech pathologist through our Augmentative and Alternative Communication Center. Services included evaluation of needs, recommendations of equipment and specialized training.


in-home care provided to pALS

Our Respite Care Assistance Program funded in-home care for 80 pALS and their caregivers at a cost of more than $200,000. This service was provided by home healthcare agencies across Michigan.


Equipment loans and shipments

A variety of medical equipment was loaned to pALS including ramps, transport wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, communication devices, hoyer lifts and more. We also shipped $8,400 of items across the state including bedside tables, wheelchair cushions, walkers, bathing and toileting items and other supplies that made living with ALS easier.


transportation reimburesements

The Thomas E. Worford, Jr. Transportation Program funded over $2,300 in transportation costs for pALS who could no longer drive or needed wheelchair-accessible transport.

ALS of Michigan also funded social workers to staff the Henry Ford Harry J. Hoenselaar ALS Clinic and provided supplies for pALS served there and at the University of Michigan ALS Center of Excellence. Supplies included adaptive eating utensils, cervical collars and more.

Matching gifts

Many companies offer a "Matching Gifts" program where they will match donations their employees make to charitable organizations. This is a wonderful, very simple and effective, way to double - sometimes even triple - your contributions to ALS of Michigan!

Please check with your employer to see if they will match your charitable donations.

Below are companies that have donated to ALS of Michigan through their Matching Gifts programs in the past. If your company is not currently listed here, talk to your HR department about initiating a Matching Gifts program where you work.

Call ALS of Michigan at 800-882-5764 if you'd like help in approaching your company about becoming a caring and committed corporate citizen.

Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help! By volunteering at our office or one of our events, you can help build awareness and spread our message of help and hope. Nearly 100 individuals volunteer with us each year to join in our mission of helping our pALS live life as fully as possible.

Call us at 800-882-5764 if you'd like to volunteer.