42 Broadway, Suite 1724
New York, NY 10004
President & CEO: Dorine Gordon
What is the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter?
The ALS Association's 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.
As one of The ALS Association's leading chapters, the Greater New York Chapter plays a major role
in promoting the mission of The ALS Association by:
- Providing a quality services to patients and families living with ALS throughout the greater New York area,
including the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland counties, the Hudson Valley,
and northern and central New Jersey.
- Funding aggressive, cutting-edge research to find a cure that utilizes the newest techniques and fosters collaborative
initiatives among government agencies, the private sector and scientists.
- Supporting The ALS Association's national advocacy program to expand government support of research and elicit
programs to make treatments and care accessible and affordable for all ALS patients.
- Heightening awareness of ALS in order to stimulate volunteerism, scientific and healthcare community activism,
and public support that is essential to the fight against ALS.