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Participate in the Virtual Hike to Defeat ALS! Enjoy nature and physical activity on your own time, win prizes, and continue to support our ALS community.

Participate in the Virtual Hike to Defeat ALS! Enjoy nature and physical activity on your own time, win prizes, and continue to support our ALS community.

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The Oregon and SW Washington Chapter of The ALS Association provides support and resources for people living with ALS, their families, and caregivers living in the State of Oregon and the six counties of Southwest Washington.
Coronavirus Statement - 3/25/2020
With the developing news regarding COVID-19, we want to take a moment to share how The ALS Association is addressing the concern about our programs and events.

  • Please be assured that the work of The ALS Association will continue. The first priority is the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.

  • Chapter staff will be working remotely and are still available to our constituents daily via phone, email, or video chat.

  • All in-person Support Groups are cancelled through April. There may be opportunities for Virtual Support Groups. Care Services Coordinators will be in touch with further information.

  • The 2020 Dinner Auction and Gala has been postponed to October 24, 2020.

  • The Hike to Defeat ALS is now a virtual event.

  • We anticipate that some other activities may need to be cancelled, modified, or rescheduled; we will communicate with you directly regarding changes to upcoming plans, so please watch your email.

  • You can find the latest updates about our activities on our Facebook page.

 

For the most recent information about coronavirus (COVID-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities. The ALS Association has also made available a fact sheet about COVID-19 and its impact on people with ALS.

For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living wth ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.

Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidy shifting situation.

 

Our Mission
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
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Our volunteers provide invaluable assistance in the office, help coordinate our chapter events, advocate at The ALS Association's National ALS Advocacy Day and Public Policy Conference, and devote their time and energy so that we are able to provide essential care services.  

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Remembering Our Loved Ones

This campaign gives our chapter a meaningful way to remember the remarkable people we provided care and support for during their time living with ALS. These banners are shared at our events such as the Walk to Defeat ALS®. 

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Our Chapter Year Round Partners

VC Fund

Fred Meyer Numotion Providence Brain and Spine Institute
The Standard

Our Chapter Year Round Partners

VC Fund

Fred Meyer

Numotion

Providence Brain and Spine Institute

The Standard