2016 Northwest Arkansas Walk to Defeat ALS - Compton Gardens, Bentonville, Arkansas.

Our mission is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.


Giving Opportunities

• Sponsor a case of a protein supplemental — $25

• Sponsor a caregiver for 20 hours — $500

• Sponsor a travel wheelchair or lift recliner — $125-$500

• Sponsor transportation for our clients to medical appointments and other outings — $100-$300

• Help us fulfill our clients “Dreams to Realities” — In 2015, we started this program to help make our clients’ long awaited dreams come true.

Volunteer at our ALS Association — Arkansas events throughout the state

Fundraisers and Events

• Oct. 9 — NWA Support Group

• Oct. 12 — Hot Springs Hope & Help Workshop

• Nov. 9 — NWA Caregiver Support Group

• Nov. 15 — Jonesboro Hope & Help Workshop

• Nov. 17 — NWA Thanksgiving Celebration

• Nov. 20 — Central Arkansas Thanksgiving Celebration

• Dec. 10 — Central Arkansas Holiday Party

• Dec. 11 — NWA Holiday Party

2017:

• Spring — Caregivers Conferences

• April 8 — Central Arkansas Walk to Defeat ALS

• Summer — NWA Walk to Defeat ALS


Funding Sources


Executive Director:
Jennifer Necessary

Employees: 3
Service area: Arkansas Established: 2005

Board of Directors
Richie Roberts, President
Shannon Holley, Past President
Betty Julian, Past President
Scott Tidwell, Secretary
Eric Hoyt, Treasurer
Gary Adams
Dana Austin
Marty Esarte
Tommy Harris
Linda Hankins
Jay Howard
Kurt Johnston
Lonnie Larson
Pete Metzger
Kathleen (Motheral) Mohler
Bill Norman
Betsy Reithemeyer
Jim Russell
Tammy Shipley
Paul Van Slooten
Jim Tull
Kevin Weatherly

1200 W. Walnut, Ste. 2309
Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 621-8700
(501) 773-3832
ALS-Arkansas.org