Dedrick, iBand Raising Awareness of ALS
September 6, 2016 - als
Jason Dedrick, highbrow during a School of Information Studies (iSchool) and a iSchool’s iBand will again be ancillary a Upstate New York Chapter of a ALS Association in this year’s Lowell Smith Walk to Defeat ALS.
The section is a not-for-profit classification dedicated to anticipating a means of and heal for amyotrophic parallel sclerosis (ALS), a harmful and deadly neuromuscular illness that is also famous as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
The financial cost to families of persons with ALS can be adult to $250,000 per year, exhausting assets of patients and their relatives. The ALS Association is saved only by donations, and a section offers all services to people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families giveaway of charge.
Dedrick and a iBand have played during a eventuality for several years. The iBand is a residence rope for a iSchool, and specializes in classical stone from a 1960s by a 1990s, as good as behaving strange tunes. The iBand plays during propagandize and campus parties, village events, and advantage concerts around a Syracuse area.
“In further to personification for a walkers during a eventuality this year,” pronounced Dedrick, “I’ve also combined a travel team, called Stefanie’s Striders, in memory of my sister Stefanie who mislaid her life to ALS in 1999.”
This year’s travel is scheduled for Sunday, Sep 11 during Long Branch Park in Liverpool.
Participation in a Walk will make a disproportion in a lives of those influenced by ALS, remarkable Dedrick. “The income we lift will assistance a ALS Association support tellurian research, support people with ALS, account multidisciplinary approved clinical caring centers, and encourage supervision partnerships,” he said. “The ALS Association builds wish and enhances peculiarity of life while aggressively acid for new treatments and a cure.”
For some-more information about a walk, or to join Dedrick’s team, revisit Stefanie’s Striders web page.
For some-more information about a ALS Association, revisit www.alsaupstateny.org.