Realtors lift $17K to assist ALS patients

December 4, 2016 - als

Posted: Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 5:00 am

Realtors lift $17K to assist ALS patients

Paco Arguello/For The New Mexican

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe Realtors were bustling over a final few months hosting events to lift a village while devoting many proffer hours to lift supports for charity. In October, a Santa Fe Association of Realtors’ Community Services Committee hosted a Third Annual Richard Jay ALS Research Benefit, lifting some-more than $17,000. Melissa Pippin-Carson, Richard Jay Golf Tournament Committee co-chair and SFAR president-elect, remarkable that this year’s supports will go directly to a ALS New Mexico Chapter to squeeze iPads and amplifiers to assistance patients with breathing, swallowing, and a ability to speak. The eventuality was named in respect of Richard Jay, a internal Realtor diagnosed with ALS (also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease) who upheld divided in a tumble of 2014.

Amyotrophic parallel sclerosis is a degenerative illness of a shaken system. As a nerves deteriorate, victims of this impossibly vicious illness remove a ability to use their intentional muscles, eventually inspiring their mobility, breathing, and swallowing. With really few exceptions, ALS is a depot diagnosis, holding many of a victims within 3 to 5 years.

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