ImStar Selects Lead ALS Drug Candidate for Study by Mid-2014

“We are very excited to announce the selection of IMS-088 as ImStar’s lead ALS compound. As we continue with preclinical development next year, we hope to establish IMS-088 as a safe and effective new drug candidate for ALS,” said Jean-Pierre Julien, ImStar’s chief scientific officer.

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.

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.

Last Day 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.

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.

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.

Breaking News: ALS Awareness Month Has Changed — to ALS Action Month

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.

110% Gratitude to All Our Volunteers

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 [...]