CVS/pharmacy is the largest corporate donor to the ALS Therapy Alliance and ALS research. By asking its customers to donate to the cause for the last 11 years, CVS/pharmacy and its team have helped raise more than $30 million for the ALS Therapy Alliance and its participating members.
Artful Vision is an online gallery that partners with artists to supply visual, decorative and functional gift items made in the U.S. With 20% of every purchase donated to a participating non-profit, artfulvision.com's “Purchase with a Purpose” gallery brings artists, caring individuals and non-profits together in fundraising.
Bright Side of the Road Foundation – was established to support scientific research targeted at finding a cure for ALS.
The Kevin Turner Foundation was founded in 2010 by Kevin Turner, a former NFL pro football player who was diagnosed with ALS in May 2010. The Foundation’s mission is to bring attention to ALS and the need for a cure, raise awareness about the seriousness of brain trauma in athletes at every level of competition and its possible connection to ALS, and to financially support efforts to study, treat, prevent and ultimately cure this disease.
The Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) is an independent, non-profit consortium of clinical and scientific investigators who conduct ALS research at their affiliated institutions. The mission of NEALS is to take advances in ALS research from the lab and translate them rapidly into new treatments for people with ALS. The ALS Therapy Alliance is a major supporter of NEALS.
Project A.L.S. recruits the world’s best research scientists and clinicians to work together toward an understanding of and the first effective treatments for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Project A.L.S. has raised over $54 million for research in the areas of stem cells, disease pathways, drug screening, and genetics.
Ty Herndon is a household name to country music fans due to his impressive string of hits that began in 1995 when Ty’s debut single, “What Mattered Most,” rocketed to number one. To his credit, Ty has 17 singles that have landed him on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, numerous industry awards, and more than 4 million albums sold. His recent release “Journey On,” is the theme song for the 2011 Researching a Cure fundraising campaign.
The Angel Fund, established in 1997 by Ginny Delvecchio, herself an ALS patient, is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting ALS investigations at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research, internationally recognized for its ground-breaking work in the fight against this devastating illness. The Angel Fund accomplishes this mission through fund-raising events and campaigns; acting as a conduit to the Day Lab for funds raised by associated events, and through public awareness initiatives such as direct mail programs, media relations and their Web site.
The ALS Association (ALSA) is fighting to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
IS for ALS is a fundraising team whose goal is to promote ALS awareness, raise funds for research, and support the people affected by this devastating disease. This group consists of the entire IS QA Test Team at CVS/Caremark in Woonsocket, Rhode Island whose manager proposed starting this fund for ALS. Their latest publication, Favorite Recipes, can be purchased on our Shop & Support page. All funds raised are donated to the ALS Therapy Alliance.