First ALS Walk in Bay Area Brings Hundreds to San Jose

October 4, 2015 - als

The initial ever ALS Walk in a Bay Area was hosted in San Jose on Saturday. 

The initial travel of a year for a South Bay ALS Golden West Chapter brought out hundreds out people to lift income and recognition about ALS.

ALS, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a fatal, neurodegenerative illness that attacks haughtiness cells in a mind and spinal cord.

Walkers, including member Phillip Thomas, done their approach along a Guadalupe River Trail and by a streets of downtown San Jose.

“We are on a fork of anticipating diagnosis alternatives and potentially anticipating a cure,” Thomas said. “Our sign is that we never give adult and a time is now.”

The Golden West section serves 1,300 people with ALS from Orange County to a Oregon border.

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