Walk to heal ALS
June 27, 2016 - als
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – This Saturday we can travel to find a heal for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS. Greg and Annie Kramer revisit to plead a extraordinary eventuality that helps so many people in a St. Louis region.
Greg was diagnosed with ALS last year, dual weeks before he married Annie. ALS is an constantly deadly illness in that a haughtiness cells that control transformation gradually degenerate, heading to stoppage and genocide from respiratory failure. 5,000 Americans are diagnosed any year, and adult to 10% of ALS cases are an hereditary form of a disease.
The 1 and 3 mile walks start during 10 a.m. in front of a Forest Park Visitor and Education Center, after Greg cuts a rite ribbon! All purebred walkers who lift $75 or some-more accept a commemorative t-shirt. This family accessible eventuality will underline party for children, live song and refreshments.
Last years travel lifted some-more than $430,000 with scarcely 5,000 walkers.
For some-more information on a walk, visit: web.alsa.org/site/TR?fr_id=11536pg=entry#.V206F_krKUk