As the result of a major breakthrough by researchers at Northwestern University’s School of Medicine, researchers studying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, are now one step closer to unlocking the nature of ALS. The recent discovery, which for the first time identified a gene both in motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord affected by ALS, offers a glimpse of hope to those who currently suffer from the deadly disease which rapidly breaks down their bodies while leaving mental capacity intact.
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The RASCALS Foundation would like to remind all ALS Families that there is still time to apply for the Higher Education Scholarship.
The Foundation is accepting applications and the deadline is fast approaching. All entries must be postmarked by July 1, 2013!
Click on the Guidelines tab for more information and contact us through this website [...]
This spirit of volunteerism also extends to our leadership. We have been fortunate to have some very bright and energetic people step forward to help plan how we might best serve the ALS community. With that in mind, we proudly announce that Melissa Marr has accepted the position of Marketing Director on the RASCALS Foundation Board of Directors.
We are a 100% all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. No one takes a paycheck here and there are no administrative costs. That means 100% of all funds raised by the R.A.S.C.A.L.S. Foundation go directly to fighting ALS.
The money goes to fund promising treatment research and development. It helps with ALS family assistance, such as our annual Higher Education Scholarship program.
April marks National Volunteer Month. This observance holds very special meaning for all of us here at the Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (R.A.S.C.A.L.S.). That’s because we are a 100% all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. There are no administrative costs.
That means no salaries, payments, or perks for anyone. Out-of-pocket expenses truly means out of our [...]
Mark your calendars!
Join us for 2 fun and worthwhile events coming your way to help in the fight to end ALS!
RASCALS 4th Annual Trivia Night – September 7, 2013
Fight ALS One Step At A Time 5K Run/Walk – November 2, 2013
All proceeds help ALS Research and Family Assistance
Join us in making a difference this year!
The RASCALS Foundation is pleased to announce that it is once again offering the 2013 Higher Education Scholarship Program to assist families affected by ALS. We would like to acknowledge and thank our corporate partner, Walgreens, for their generous participation in making these important awards possible.
The scholarships will be available nationwide to the first 100 [...]
“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice,” he says. “This is true for everyone. I look at the human life like an experiment. Every new moment, every new experience, tragic or otherwise, is an opportunity to gain a more accurate perspective and helps lead me to clarity.”
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The Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (R.A.S.C.A.L.S.) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) charity. 100% of all funds raised go to building awareness, treatment research and development, plus ALS family assistance. There are no administrative costs.
Contributions are tax-deductible.
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ST. LOUIS, Missouri, January 12, 2013 — The Robert A. Stehlin Campaign for ALS (R.A.S.C.A.L.S.) presented their annual Winged Warrior award to Julie Tristan, anchor-reporter for KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis.
The presentation was made at the RASCALS’ recent Trivia Night, for which Julie has been the Master of Ceremonies since the inaugural event in [...]