Help Find A Cure For ALS!


The Angel Fund for ALS Research (Angel Fund, Inc.) is an independent non-profit charity (04-3478977) dedicated to supporting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) investigations at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA, internationally recognized for its ground-breaking work in the fight against this devastating illness.

The Angel Fund is special.

We are not a national charity – we are local. We have very low overhead and administrative costs.

Why are they so passionate?

Because most have lived through the heartbreak of seeing their loved one live with ALS and lose their battle to this horrific disease.

100 Innings of Baseball 20th Anniversary Documentary

We’re kicking off the 20th-anniversary celebration with a bang! Alex B. Koppelman has filmed a must-see documentary that dives deep into the heart and soul of this iconic event. This documantary will allow viewers to relive two decades of unforgettable moments. Check out the trailer.

Our mission is to support ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research and scientific investigations at UMass Chan Medical School by raising funds through events, campaigns, foundation grants and numerous other community outreach activities, to aid in finding a cause, treatment and cure for ALS.

Our Non-Profit Setup

Our offices are located in the law firm of Nigro Pettipet and Lucas, courtesy of Directors Jan and Eugene Nigro. Angel Fund President Rich Kennedy and the board members are not paid. As a result, it means we have very low overhead and administrative costs so more money goes to research. We are proud to say that 92% of funds expended goes to research.

  • No rent
  • No utility bills
  • No high paid executives

Dr. Robert Brown – research update – Sept. 2023

The Angel Fund for ALS  Research supports the research of Dr. Robert H Brown, Jr. and his amazing team of researchers at UMass Chan Medical School


Latest News Entries

November 24, 2023

Angel Fund donates $711,000 to UMass Chan Medical School

By Sarah Willey, UMass Chan The Angel Fund for ALS Research continues to demonstrate exceptional support for UMass Chan Medical School researchers who are committed to advancing research into ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At the Angel Fund: Annual Gala and Silent Auction on Sept. 29 in Burlington, Mass., […]

Our Partners

Angel Fund supporters make a difference in fighting ALS, and you can be one of them.