MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Jan
8
to Jan 7

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

The MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine multidisciplinary team clinic is held every Tuesday.  

We are located on the Temple University Health Science Campus

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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Family Fun Day
Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Family Fun Day

  • CoCo Key Water Resort at the Hotel ML (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In conjunction with Hope Loves Company, our Annual Family Fun Day takes place at CoCo Key Water Park in Mount Laurel, NJ on April 7, 2019. The event includes swimming, games, food, and guaranteed fun! This event is FREE of charge and registration is required through our website or with this link.

Please contact the HLC office at 609-730-1144 with any questions.

Bring a bathing suit, towel, water shoes, and a change of clothes.

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Remembrance and Reflection
Mar
24
1:00 PM13:00

Remembrance and Reflection

The ALS Hope Foundation will be holding a Remembrance and Reflection Memorial Service on March 24, 2019. Friends, family and loved ones are invited to join us to remember those who have passed away from ALS. 

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Mara at mara@alshopefoundation.org or 215-568-2426. Alternatively, you can fill out this form to RSVP.

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Be the Change
Mar
24
to Apr 21

Be the Change

Join us again this year for our Be the Change campaign! Instead of giving something up, why not give back? We are asking you to collect your loose change and donate it to the ALS Hope Foundation. A little bit of change can make a big difference!

Check your couch cushions, under the seat of your car, in the pocket of your old jacket or anywhere else loose change may be lurking. Keep an eye on ALSHF's social media throughout the campaign for updates.

#bethechange #changeforALS 

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Laps of Love 10 Year Challenge
Mar
16
7:00 AM07:00

Laps of Love 10 Year Challenge

Join us for the Laps of Love 10 Year Challenge Virtual 5K on March 16, 2019!

To register for the run, click on this link and donate $25 (note there is no register option, just click donate).

A virtual bib (not official) will then be emailed to you to print (optional) to wear when you run.

You'll need to share your photos/video from your run with the #LapsofLove10YearChallenge and our handle (social media links below). Alternatively you can email your photos/videos to mara@alshopefoundation.org. 

Virtual run means you can do the 5K where ever you'd like!

After you share your photos/videos, your race t-shirt will be sent to you! 

Any questions, please contact Mara at mara@alshopefoundation.org or 215-568-2426. Thank you for showing people with ALS and their families lots of love! 

Facebook.com/ALSHopeFoundation

Twitter- @alshf

Instagram- @ALSHopeFoundation

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3rd Annual Gala of Hope
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

3rd Annual Gala of Hope

Important update: Thank you so much for your support! Ticket sales are now closed. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday!

Join us for an evening of hope at beautiful Vie on N Broad St in Philadelphia.

Please note the date and time change. The event will now be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Vie on N Broad Street. If you have already purchased tickets and are able to join us on the new date, there is nothing for you to do. If you are not able to make it, please send an email to mara@alshopefoundation.org.

Each ticket includes hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and dinner. Tickets are $150 and will be held at the door for pickup. Please note this amount only covers the cost of your admission. If you would like to make an additional donation, you can do so via the Additional Donation box on the ticketing page. If you prefer to send a check, kindly write Gala of Hope Ticket Purchase on the memo line and mail it to the address below:

ALS Hope Foundation
PO Box 40777, Philadelphia, PA 19107

For more ways to support the ALS Hope Foundation and the Gala of Hope, consider advertisement opportunities or make a donation directly to our organization. Thank you for helping us keep hope on the horizon!

We are looking forward to a great evening and are excited at how much this event has grown in a short amount of time!

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Panera Bread Fundraiser
Oct
5
4:00 PM16:00

Panera Bread Fundraiser

Join us Friday, October 5th as we dine out for hope to benefit the Joshua Tkachuk fund at ALS Hope Foundation. Josh was taken too soon by ALS and his fund supports the MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University Hospital. Please note this fundraiser is only valid at the Ridge Pike location. 

Bring this flyer or show an electronic version to the cashier when you place your order and we'll donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase.*

*Gift card purchases and catering orders are excluded and will not count toward the event. Rapid Pick-Up and Delivery only where available. 

Ordering Online for Rapid Pick-Up or Delivery? Enter"PRFUND" as your Promo Code to have a portion of your proceeds donated to your organization. 

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Concert of Hope- Accordion Pops
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Concert of Hope- Accordion Pops

Come out for a Sunday afternoon full of music and hope. This will be the Accordion Pops Orchestra's ninth concert at beautiful Shannondell, a retirement home near historic Valley Forge!  It is free and open to the public. You can download the flyer here

A portion of the proceeds benefit ALS Hope Foundation. Hope to see you there! 

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Brews and Bags for Hope
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Brews and Bags for Hope

Brews and Bags for Hope Cornhole Tournament will be held on 9/22/18 at Stickman Brews benefiting the ALS Hope Foundation. Each year, 5,000 people are newly diagnosed with ALS (more commonly known as Lou Gerhig's Disease). Organizations like the ALS Hope Foundation help patient's with ALS (PALS) navigate their ever changing world with resources, guidance, medical care and most importantly, hope that a cure is on the horizon. 

Brews and Bags for Hope will begin registration for the cornhole tournament at 11 am. Pre-registration can begin on Eventbrite as either a team or individual and in both adult and junior divisions. Teams will receive a guarantee of two games, one drink per player and one custom t-shirt per player. 

In addition to the tournament, there will be amazing food and drinks provided by Stickman Brews, live music, yard games and face painting for the kids. It should be a wonderful day for the entire family to help bring awareness for ALS. Register here

Interested in sponsoring the event? Check out the sponsorship packet here! If you have questions, please contact Jill Anoia at 484-883-2558 or jillanoia@gmail.com

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ALS Caregiver Resource Meeting
May
21
6:30 PM18:30

ALS Caregiver Resource Meeting

The MDA invites you to join them for a resource meeting that covers various topics related to caregiving for people with ALS. This group is open to spouses, adult children, caregivers to individuals with ALS and will be facilitated by Family Therapist, Nancy Corrigan Briggs, MFT. 

Light refreshments will be served. If possible, please RSVP to Ken Slavick at kslavik@mdausa.org or call 610-325-5758. 

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ALS Awareness Month
May
1
to May 31

ALS Awareness Month

May is ALS Awareness Month, a time to advocate for people with ALS and spread awareness about the disease. The ALS Hope Foundation plans special events during this month so check back for detailed information as we move closer to spring!

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Make it your Best Day Ever! Fundraising Event
Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

Make it your Best Day Ever! Fundraising Event

Join us Thursday, April 26 from 6 PM to 10 PM at Gypsy Saloon for a magical evening filled with purpose, promise and positivity with one mission in mind – to raise money for ALS research. We will be entertaining guests with a party that is so big that it will flow from the inside with music by Jared Feinman out into the alley way where Bill Bostic's Former Strangers will be jammin’ out all your favorites and a food buffet will be provided by Conshy’s top restaurants. 

We’re also heating things up with a “sALSa Challenge” sponsored by Red Head Munchies Gourmet Snacks where you and your friends can test your will and your taste buds to see who can conquer the “Stupid Hot” spot! $20 buys you entry into the contest and a jar of this delicious, all-natural salsa. 

Tickets are $100 per person.

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Remembrance and Reflection Memorial Service
Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

Remembrance and Reflection Memorial Service

The ALS Hope Foundation will be holding a Remembrance and Reflection Memorial Service on April 8th. Friends, family and loved ones are invited to join us to remember those who have passed away from ALS. 

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Mara at mara@alshopefoundation.org or 215-568-2426. 

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MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Jan
30
8:00 AM08:00

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

We are located at :

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Jan
23
9:00 AM09:00

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

We are located at :

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Jan
16
8:00 AM08:00

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

We are located at :

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Jan
9
8:00 AM08:00

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

We are located at :

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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International Symposium on ALS/MND
Dec
8
to Dec 10

International Symposium on ALS/MND

The 28th Annual International Symposium on ALS/MND will take place December 8-10, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the largest scientific and clinical meeting on ALS/MND in the world and the ALS Hope Foundation is honored to co-host this year's conference along with ALS TDI.

Dr. Terry Heiman-Patterson will be co-chairing the Autonomy and Quality of Life session with Dr. Orla Hardiman (Ireland).

Click here to see the Symposium Program.

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Allied Professionals Forum
Dec
7
8:30 AM08:30

Allied Professionals Forum

The Allied Professionals Forum of the International Symposium on ALS/MND will take place on December 7, 2017 in Boston Massachusetts. This one-day event brings together allied professionals from around the world and provides an opportunity for learning and networking. 

Sara Feldman, the physical therapist and assistive technology professional at the MDA/ALS Center of Hope is the co-chair of this forum.

Please see the full agenda here.

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Ask the Experts
Dec
6
2:30 PM14:30

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts takes place December 6, 2017 at the Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston Massachusetts. It is a discussion designed for people living with ALS, their caregivers and families and will be webcast live. Dr. Terry Heiman-Patterson will be the moderator at this event and the speakers include Dr. Steve Perrin (ALS TDI), Dr. Jonathan Glass (Emory) and Dr. James Berry (MGH).

Click here to see the program.

Click here to follow the webcast.

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MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Dec
5
to Dec 26

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

We are located at :

3509 N. Broad Street
5th Floor, Boyer Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone for appointments: 215-707-8457

If you are coming from Center City, drive North on Broad Street, past Temple's Main Campus to the Medical Campus. Turn Right onto Tioga Street and the valet parking is immediately on your Left. Alternately, you can self-park in the Boyer Pavilion parking lot, also to the Left. Use GPS address of 1351 West Tioga Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140 for directions directly to the Boyer Parking Lot.

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International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations Annual Meeting
Dec
5
to Dec 6

International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations Annual Meeting

The 25th Annual Meeting of the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations will take place December 5 and 6, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. The meeting brings together organizations from around the world to discuss the care, education and research each member provides and the fundraising required to do so. The ALS Hope Foundation has been a member of the International Alliance since 2001 and is co-host of the meetings this year along with ALS TDI.

Click here for more information on the International Alliance.

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