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Join the ALS community and thousands of walkers
throughout the region at the Walk to Defeat ALS.

The Walk to Defeat ALS®  raises funds for The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter's local care services programs as well as awareness, advocacy and research efforts.To register, click here.

NEW ORLEANS October 11


LAFAYETTE October 25

BATON ROUGE November 1

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST WALK (March 14, 2014) is still accepting donations!

JACKSON (September 27, 2014) is still accepting donations!



Lunch & Learn for Veterans with ALS

Did you know that military veterans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ALS? Learn more about the services that are available to veterans with ALS. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, September 23

10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

United Way

2515 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70119


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Harley Davidson Raffle

With just $40, you could win a 2004 Harley Davidson Screaming Eagle! For more information, visit Thank you, Team Rusty! 




Tiger Girls Car Wash

LSU Tiger Girls Hold Annual Car Wash Fundraiser

The LSU Tiger Girls will hold their annual car wash on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. in Tigerland in front of J.L.'s and Mike's, 1115 Bob Petit Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70820. Proceeds will benefit Kelty Krewe's team for the Baton Rouge Walk to Defeat ALS. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the event or ahead of time by calling (225) 343-9880, ext. 6 or e-mail Thank you, TIger Girls and Kelty Krewe!




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People Living with ALS

  • Certified Centers
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  • Newly Diagnosed Resources
  • Sign up for the ALS Registry
  • Resources
  • List of Care Services 
  • Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet
  • Handicapped Accessible Van Resources
  • Clinical Trials 
  • Research Updates




    We are so grateful for those who donate their time and talents for the fight against ALS. If you are interested in volunteering for The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter, please contact us at (800) 891-3746, ext. 2. Click Here for details.




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