ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Every 90 minutes, someone is diagnosed with the disease, and someone passes away from it. While there is currently no cure for ALS, doctors and researchers have found some treatments and therapies that may help to slow the progression of the disease. Still, for the 30,000 or so people living with ALS, the effects are life altering and debilitating.
May is ALS Awareness month. Learn more about the causes, cures and research for ALS from the ALS Association
website. The $115 million in donations raised through the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge spurred a massive increase in the capacity to invest in promising research, the development of assistive technologies, and increased access to care and services for people with ALS.
ALS Awareness is represented by the color red
. Some may also choose blue
or blue and white pin stripes to honor Lou Gehrig. Choose below from our in stock selection of rubber wristbands, ribbon magnets, lapel pins and more or place a custom order
to support ALS Awareness for your event or fundraiser.
SupportStore.com is dedicated to doing our part to help start the conversations needed to promote awareness of ALS and the search for treatments and a cure.