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.