Hello, I hope this letter finds you healthy and well. My name is Jeff Swick, Founder and CEO of the PHAALS Foundation (Playing Hardball Against ALS Foundation). The PHAALS Foundation has been working hard to continue the support and fight for ALS patients and families through this unique time. Due to our current experiences, the
When: Saturday September, 7th Where: Pike Run Golf Club in Ottawa, Ohio Golf tee times are at 9:30 am with an 8:30 am registration. The Walk is at 12:00pm with registration starting at 11:00 am. There will be a meal, raffle drawings, and awards at the Buckeye Club in Miller City beginning at 2:00 pm.
Who you can Help. Prior to Event Put golf team(s) together Put walking teams together Golf Course on day of event Make t-shirts honoring your loved one (optional) Make poster with your loved one’s picture (optional) – signs will be available day of the event at golf course Collect donations, raffle items, sponsorships from friends, family,
At the PHAALS Foundation, our primary goal is to raise money and distribute it directly to ALS-affected families in need. Here’s what we’ve accomplished towards our goal so far: APRIL 2012 Inagural event. Two teams, one game, two familes supported directly. Over $10,000 is raised and a dream is given birth. OCTOBER 2012 The PHAALS
LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE IS A PROGRESSIVE, NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that damages motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. The disease causes these nerve cells to shrink and disappear, taking away the body’s ability to speak, swallow, walk and eventually breathe.