Cash rolls in for ALS fundraiser

May 19, 2016 - als

Eddy Lefrancois is on a roll.

His group has surfaced a fundraising idea for a arriving Walk for ALS by some-more than 10%. Members wanted to lift $5,024. They’re only bashful of $5,800 with additional dollars approaching to be combined to a tally.

Four members of Let’s Roll Out ALS, a twin of Josee Bouchard and Anya Pinel, Suzanne Bouchard and Lefrancois, have any rasied some-more than $1,000.

The group is done adult of residents from Dubreuilville, Wawa, Chapleau, Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury.

The fundraiser runs Jun 4 during Roberta Bondar Pavilion. Registration is during 10 a.m. followed by a transport during 11 a.m.

“I am vacant during a munificence of people,” pronounced Lefrancois in an email. “I can't demonstrate how it creates me feel inside. we know I’m really grateful.”

The Dubreuilville proprietor was diagnosed with ALS in 1992. The neurodegenerative illness impacts haughtiness cells in a mind and spinal cord.

“I consider people are some-more bargain of ALS,” pronounced Lefrancois. “They see what this terrible illness does to someone in such (a) brief duration of time.”

He became an central ALS Canada envoy in January. It’s his charge to lift recognition about a disease.

“However, we started my envoy purpose a prolonged time before as we have felt a need to rivet new people wherever, and whenever, we travel,” pronounced Lefrancois.

He also has a website,

Dollars lifted by transport participants assistance support investigate and persons with ALS.

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