Hundreds attend in ALS travel during Hollins University – WDBJ7

September 25, 2017 - als

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) — More than 300 people tied adult their laces for a ALS travel during Hollins University.

Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also famous as ALS, is a shaken complement illness that weakens muscles and impacts earthy function.

The annual eventuality was used to move recognition to a disease.

The eventuality helped to lift income to support giveaway programming and services for families vital in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia.

The organisation gives resources to some-more than 700 families, with many vital in a area.

“[This walk] Supports families that have a mother, father, brother, uncle or any other family member influenced by ALS.”, says Patrice Lewis of ALS Family. “We are one large family, this is like a family reunion of all of a families influenced by ALS.”

The organisation lifted roughly $65,000 during a event.

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