The impact of donor dollars on ALS research in Canada

The result of the 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge gave the ALS community a tremendous gift: awareness and unprecedented investment in ALS research. Thanks to the viral fundraising phenomenon that year, along with matched funds from Brain Canada (through the Canada Brain Research Fund with financial support from Health Canada), the investment of $20 million allowed […]

A Community Connected

In 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge gave hope to people and families living with ALS – hope that one day there would be a cure for this terminal disease. With the Ice Bucket Challenge came an immense responsibility to invest donor dollars with care and consideration, and as a result, ALS Canada’s investments have helped […]

Every August Until A Cure 2018

“Every August until a cure.” These five words were first spoken by ALS patient and advocate, Pat Quinn, upon accepting a Webby Award for his part in creating the Ice Bucket Challenge. The social media phenomenon raised millions of dollars for charitable organizations dedicated to funding ALS research and support services. This type of investment […]