Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) is helping to raise money and awareness for the Upcoming Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) walk in Boone on March 30, 2019, at 9 a.m. AHA is committed to its goal of raising $1,000 for the walk and at the time of this article is already 25% there.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of a person with ALS averages 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.
ALS can strike anyone. Presently there is no known cause of the disease, yet it still costs loved ones an average of $250,000 a year to provide the care people living with ALS and their families need.
If you would like to the AHA team, click here or you can donate via the Venmo poster below.