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2022 Mid-Year Update: Connecting Texans with ALS in New Ways

We’ve made a commitment to serve more Texans with ALS and caregivers than ever before. Despite the challenges, from a pandemic that limited in-person contact to natural disasters impacting the community, your unwavering support has made this possible. And for that we...

A Note from Tonya: Seasons of Resilience

In the span of just one week, my community in Texas (DFW) has gone from being in a severe drought to the Governor declaring both Dallas and Tarrant Counties disasters due to extensive flooding.  It made me think of life, and how we are continually building our...

Answering the Tough Questions: fAmiLy talkS for Kids

In Texas, we know that there are close to 3,000 young adults under 30, youth, and children involved in the ALS experience.   Young children and teens often have a tough time understanding what is happening to a loved one who has been diagnosed with ALS, and there are...

A Note from Tonya: Be a Tree

  This past spring, my backyard at home underwent a MAJOR renovation due to drainage issues. One of the many things that drew us to this neighborhood and home were the trees - lots of trees. Our backyard had seven trees right in the middle of where the renovation...