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17th Annual Jimmie Neil Memorial Softball Game

For the 17th year, Maureen Neil and her two sons Mike and Chris will memorialize their husband/father Jimmie Neil who passed away from ALS in 1997. The family has hosted a benefit raffle and softball game since 1998 to keep … Continue reading

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Ice Bucket Challenge to Strike out ALS

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral on social media and has already raised more than $1 million thanks to Pete Frates, 29, of Beverly! Pete was diagnosed with ALS two years ago at the age of 27 and … Continue reading

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Step Up to Cure ALS!

The Angel Fund is embarking on a fundraising campaign to raise $4,000,000 for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research. This funding will assist world renowned ALS researcher Dr. Robert H Brown, Jr. and his research team at UMass Medical School in … Continue reading

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13th Annual Walk of Hope to Benefit ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease – Saturday, September 6th

The 13th annual Walk of Hope for ALS, a 3.5-mile walk around Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield to benefit The Angel Fund, will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2014. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. followed by the … Continue reading

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WALK OF HOPE FOR ALS

The 13th Annual Walk of Hope for ALS begins and ends on Wakefield’s lower Common, on the shores of beautiful Lake Quannapowitt. The 3.5-mile level route runs parallel to the lake, providing a picturesque walk for walkers of all ages … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Gala and Silent Auction

The Annual Gala and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Venezia on the Waterfront in Boston. The event will begin at 6:30 with a social hour followed by a 7:30 buffet dinner and awards to follow. … Continue reading

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10th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race

The 10th Annual Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race to Cure ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be held on Saturday, June 15th at Hopkinton High School, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds from the road race and family fun day will benefit … Continue reading

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Squirrel Run XVI

The 16th Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XV), a 5-mile run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 8th at Pageant Field, Merrymount Parkway in Quincy. Proceeds from … Continue reading

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NOW IS THE TIME, the time when we need to create more awareness of ALS.

When a parent or close relative of a young child is diagnosed with ALS, it can be devastating. The diagnosis not only affects the patient living with ALS, it also affects the children in the family. ALS knows no boundaries. … Continue reading

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Squirrel Run XV, Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS

The 15th Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XV), a 5-mile run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 9th at Pageant Field, Merrymount Parkway in Quincy. Proceeds from … Continue reading

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