What We Do
ALS United Ohio symbolizes the hopes of people everywhere that Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis will one day be a disease of the past, conquered by the dedication of thousands who have worked ceaselessly to understand and eradicate this perplexing killer.
Until that day comes, ALS United Ohio relentlessly pursues its mission to help people living with ALS and to leave no stone unturned in the search for a cure for this progressive neurodegenerative disease.
We embrace thousands of those stricken with the disease with the world's most comprehensive program of care and services. ALS United Ohio is committed to enhancing those living with ALS quality of life through the many cost-free programs we offer to individuals and families affected by ALS. We understand the value of those with the disease being able to communicate, function safely in their home, and travel to ALS Clinics for comprehensive evaluation and treatment. Our programs are designed to meet these essential care needs as well as the emotional needs of those in our community and caregivers.
ALS United Ohio brings your voice directly to members of state and federal government to advocate for policies that improve quality of life and funding that will cure ALS.
Our advocacy work focuses on educating and mobilizing members of Congress and the Administration in a nonpartisan way to achieve our mission of discovering new treatments and a cure for ALS, and serving, advocating for and empowering people living with ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
Every aspect of our work is dedicated to advancing our mission of discovering effective treatments and ultimately eradicating ALS. This underscores the critical importance of funding exceptional ALS research.
We prioritize funding the most promising research endeavors and actively cultivate innovative partnerships spanning government, industry, academia, and other nonprofit organizations.
Public Education & Awareness
Through public outreach, media relations, social media and the Internet, ALS United Ohio continually raises awareness about ALS and the search for a cure. The organization's website serves as a source of information, guidance, and education for people and families living with the disease as well as those who wish to learn more. ALS United Ohio has achieved expanded awareness and support of ALS issues through relationships with other organizations such as Major and Minor League Baseball, and through effective interaction with Ohio's news media.