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Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the RASCALS Foundation regrets to announce that its 3rd Annual 5K Walk/Run has been postponed to a later date.

RASCALS Board of Directors Welcomes Sandra Putney as New Treasurer

The Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (R.A.S.C.A.L.S.) is delighted to welcome Sandra Putney to the foundation’s Board of Directors, where she will assume the duties of Treasurer. Sandra is committed to using her business acumen and leadership abilities to safeguard donor dollars while ensuring that donations are maximized for the organization’s mission.

RASCALS Salutes Greg Reagan

The R.A.S.C.A.L.S. would like to acknowledge Greg Regan, who stepped down earlier this year from his post as Treasurer for the foundation. A member of the organization’s inaugural Board of Directors, Greg was instrumental in helping lay the groundwork for this charity’s signature events and educational efforts.

Thank You For Helping Us Take Another Step Forward in the Fight Against ALS

My heartfelt thanks goes out to all of you who helped to make the R.A.S.C.A.L.S. Second Annual 5K Walk/Run a resounding success.

2013 RASCALS 5K Official Results

2013 RASCALS 5K Official Results by Age Group and Overall Rankings.

November is National Caregivers Month

A caregiver is a person who gives of oneself, tirelessly, endlessly, with love and support to another who is struggling and suffering.
The RASCALS Foundation salutes all the world’s selfless caregivers. My personal salute is to my dear wife Laura for her care and comfort she provides to me every minute of the day. — RASCALS Founder, Robert A. Stehlin

Last Days to Pre-Register for the RASCALS Foundation 5K Walk/Run in Tower Grove Park, November 2nd

Please join the Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (RASCALS) to “Fight ALS One Step At A Time”
on Saturday, Nov. 2nd, Tower Grove Park.

Michael R. Brand Announced as New Secretary of RASCALS Board of Directors

The Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (R.A.S.C.A.L.S.) is pleased to announce the election of Michael R. Brand to the foundation’s Board of Directors as Secretary, his duties include ensuring that board business is conducted in compliance with its bylaws, providing fiscal oversight, and maintaining a continuity of policies and practices in keeping with 501(c)(3) legal requirements.

This is no ordinary 5K walk in the park. This is a race against time.

While a lot of important things are happening in ALS research, we are still in desperate need of an effective treatment for Lou Gehrig’s disease. You can help with the critical next steps by coming out to Tower Grove Park on November 2nd for our annual 5K Walk/Run to help families fighting ALS.

A Long Road to Medicaid Approval for MIssouri Family Fighting ALS

After five months, doctors still couldn’t explain Kathy’s symptoms, but the couple had been in touch with a doctor friend in Jefferson City who urged them to get Kathy to a doctor in St. Louis.

The couple moved back to Franklin County in May 2012 to be nearer to Kathy’s doctors in St. Louis, but she still didn’t have a diagnosis, and Kathy’s health and ability to care for herself was deteriorating fast.

In July 2012, she was able to walk, said Dave, but in September, when she began seeing Dr. Timothy Miller, a neurologist at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, she needed a walker to get around. By October, she was in a wheelchair.