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ALS Association Greater New York Chapter to Host 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS in NYC, 5/7

The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter will host their 9th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS fundraiser in Manhattan on Saturday, May 7th at 10:30 AM, at Hudson River Park's Pier 45 (Christopher Street and the West Side Highway) in Manhattan.

Former New York Yankee Jeff Nelson will be attending the walk and participating in the opening ceremony.

The walk is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Dogs must be leashed. At the end of the walk there will be family activities such as face painting, music, mascots, and other fun & games.

For more information, contact Kristen Cocoman at (212) 720-3048 or cocoman@als-ny.org.

To create a Walk team or to donate, please go online and visit the Walk to Defeat ALS webpage at: www.alswalks.org.

Proceeds from the event will go to The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter. As one of The ALS Association's leading chapters, the Greater New York Chapter serves patients and families throughout Long Island, New York City, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and Northern & Central New Jersey. The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter plays a major role in promoting the mission to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig's Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. The ALS Association is the only national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. ALSA is a member of the National Health Council.

For more information about The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, visit our website at http://www.als-ny.org, facebook and twitter @ALSofGNY.


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