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EVENTS
Did you know that most of our ALS research funding comes from events attended or organized by people like you?
Together, you've raised millions of dollars to support our mission. Thank you.
But we're not done yet. Not until ALS is cured.
EVENTS
Did you know that most of our ALS research funding comes from events attended or organized by people like you?
Together, you've raised millions of dollars to support our mission. Thank you.
But we're not done yet. Not until ALS is cured.

Start Your Own Virtual Fundraiser!

Given the current need for social distancing, many fundraisers are going virtual. ALS TDI has resources to help you start your own virtual fundraiser by using ALS TDl's free fundraising platform or starting a Facebook fundraiser. Not ready to start your own fundraiser? Get involved in one of our existing virtual fundraising campaigns listed below.
Signature Programs
Signature Programs are set up or hosted by ALS TDI. Community Events are organized and hosted by individual people, usually as part of a fundraising activity.
Dec 4, 2020 Boston, MA
ALS TDI Summit
The ALS TDI Summit is a full day conference featuring keynote presentations that provide an in-depth look at the most advanced ALS research. In 2019, we heard from ALS TDI's CEO and CSO and Michael Brenner Ph.D., a Research Scientist at Google, about the use of Artificial Intelligence for disease symptom assessment in ALS.
2020 Cambridge, MA
Gamers vs. ALS
Gamers vs. ALS
2020 Jun 25, 2021 Boston, MA
My-State Trek
Since its beginning in 2003, the Trek has raised over $9 million for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), and participation has grown to over 450 riders, crew members, and volunteers each year. Join us at the 18th annual Tri-State Trek, beginning at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA, and ending in Greenwich, CT.
Upcoming Events
In addition to our Signature Programs, Community Events are organized and hosted throughout the year by individuals and communities.View the full list to find events near you.
Dec 1 2020
Cambridge, MA Community Event
Dec 4 2020
Online, MA Community Event
Jan 1 2021
Cambridge, MA Community Event
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Support ALS Research
Why support ALS research at
ALS TDI?
We Are Innovative
With ALS preclinical, clinical, and translational research all happening under our one roof, we rapidly pursue the best ideas for slowing, stopping, and ending ALS.
We Are Efficient
We take our commitment to financial transparency seriously. 87 cents of every dollar you raise goes directly to ALS research.
We Are Relentless
We are dedicated to discovering and developing effective treatments to end ALS. We will not stop until the needs of every person with ALS are met completely.
What Is ALS TDI?
Lab Lab
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is the world's foremost drug discovery lab focused solely on curing ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease.
What is ALS?
ALS ALS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. ALS attacks cells in the brain and spinal cord that are needed to keep muscles moving, leading to muscle weakness and paralysis.