Hearts for ALS NY

Holiday Party 2014

Happy Holidays from Hearts for ALS NY. Celebrate another year of helping and advocating for PALS around New York State at our 2014 Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 3rd at Flaherty’s in Honeoye Falls. Cocktail hour begins at 5pm! Click here for full details

This December 2nd, support local causes including Hearts for ALS NY during the 2014 ROC the Day Fundraising Event! Click here to visit the ROC the Day website for full details.

Welcome to Hearts for ALS NY

Our mission is to act as a resource for patients and caregivers to improve quality of life for those affected by Lou Gehrig's disease and to increase awareness and understanding on ALS through volunteer services.

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Helping Out Is What We Do

Through volunteer work, donations, events and other types of support, Hearts for ALS New York assists those affected by ALS by providing equipment, medicine and much more. Click below to learn more about the people that we help, and how we help out. Plus, find out how you can lend a hand to people around New York State that need your assistance and support.

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS hit the Internet in August and almost immediately became a viral trend. With celebrities, athletes, and even former presidents taking part, the campaign increased donations by 3,500 percent compared to the previous year, according to Forbes.

Did you participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? Share your videos with us by clicking here and watch others take the challenge themselves!

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The 9th Annual Jeff Dunlap Celebration of Life Golf Tournament

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

We had a wonderful time with everyone at the 2014 Jeff Dunlap Celebration of Life Golf Tournament. In our 9th straight year hosting the tournament, Hearts for ALS NY saw the largest turnout ever, raising over $10,000 to benefit our friend, Mike Dugan. We were treated with beautiful weather this year and everybody had a great time for a great cause. To see some pictures from the event, check out the gallery below and if you have photos from the tournament that you would like to share, please contact us and submit your photos! To learn more about Mike Dugan, who was diagnosed with ALS at the young age of 23 and continues to fight at his current age of 28, please click here to visit DoGoodForDugan.com

Click “more” to view the photo gallery from this year’s event, or visit our Photos page for a look at images from this and other Hearts for ALS NY events. (more…)

The Ice Bucket Challenge and How it Helped!

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the internet by storm in the summer of 2014 and was soon one of the most popular viral trends around the world! With participation by those fighting ALS, those affected by the disease, as well as celebrities, athletes and even world leaders, the Ice Bucket Challenge did more for raising awareness about ALS than any prior campaign. However, many skeptics asked if the activity actually helped the fight against ALS, and with the help of some very encouraging statistics, we can answer that question with an emphatic, YES! (more…)