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For 39 years, helping people with ALS (pALS), their families,
and caregivers to live life as fully as possible

Support Melissa Quilici in the Walk 'n Roll for ALS: 2017

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Donors:

  • Jaime Russell:
    Prayer and support from the Russell family!
  • Melissa Brenes:
    So proud of the ALS advocate you have become. Wishing I could be there to support you during the walk. XOXOXO
  • Kylie Haack:
    Go team Larry
  • Sandra Kelley:
    Love to Larry and all of the family. Wish I was there!

My family will be doing this walk in Midland in October. Our experience with ALS has been a crash course. ALS of Michigan were helpful in answering our initial questions. I was able to borrow a lift recliner for Dad from their loan closet. The local support group facilitator was patient when I had hard questions that needed honest answers. 

If nothing else, please educate yourself a little bit on what ALS is. My dad can't move his limbs anymore. He can't walk or stand. He can't scratch an itch or make himself more comfortable. He is very hard to understand when he talks. He can feel everything.  His mind is exactly as it was less than a year ago when he was diagnosed. #ALSsucks

Event Info:

Emerson Park in Midland: Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Walking Works For free or low-cost health care coverage for children under the age of 19 - or pregnant women of any age - call the MI Child and Healthy Kids hotline at 1-888-988-6300 or go to https://healthcare4mi.com/michild-web/.