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Each year, The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter holds several fundraising events to raise awareness and funds that help provide invaluable services to people living with ALS.
From golf tournaments, The Walk to Defeat ALS(R), auctions and social gatherings, each event raises funds and increases awareness to help The ALS Association fund vital cutting-edge research and our patient services program. Come join the fun and help make a difference.

View our Calendar of Events to see all events including fundraisers, educational events and support groups.


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2017 Walk to Defeat ALS™

Buffalo Walk to Defeat ALS:
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Coca-Cola Field
To register or donate to a walker, visit HERE

Binghamton Walk to Defeat ALS:
Sunday, August 20, 2017
En-Joie Golf Course
To register or donate to a walker, visit HERE

Lowell Smith Syracuse Walk to Defeat ALS:
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Long Branch Park
To register or donate to a walker, visit HERE

Rochester Walk to Defeat ALS:
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Ontario Beach Park
To register or donate to a walker, visit HERE

13th Annual Robert Wright Memorial

Golf Tournament

Date: Monday, July 24th
11:30am Registration
12pm Lunch
1pm Shotgun Start & On Course Events
6:30pm Dinner

Location: Pompey Golf Club
7200 Hamilton Road
Pompey, NY 13138

On Course Events:
Longest Drive
Closest to the Pin
Second Shot Closest to the Pin
Hole-In-One on:
#6 wins $10,000 cash
#8 wins $10,000 cash
#13 wins $10,000 cash
#16 wins $10,000 cash

$680 per foursome. No singles.

To register: contact Monica Shworles

Sponsorship opportunities available:



Upstate ALS Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 12th
8:30am Registration
9am Teeoff

Location: Highland Greens Golf Course
1055 State Highway 11B
Brushton, NY 12916

Low and high score
Door prizes
Closest to pin
Furthest Drive

4 person best ball, shotgun start
Entry fee: $280 per team
Register by July 31, 2015
Contact: Felix Tam,, (518)882-8826

Sponsorship opportunities available: contact Mark Helmer, (315)389-4390



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One Dollar Difference was created to help you plan and/or sponsor a Third Party Event that will benefit The ALS Association. Through a Third Party Event, you can raise critical funds for The ALS Association by putting together your own special event to help in our fight to cure and treat Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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