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La Societe

Manitobaine de la SLA

What is ALS?

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease or Motor Neuron Disease (MND) is a fatal, rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease that affects approximately 3,000 Canadians and more than 430 Manitobans.

Brummit Feasby ALS House is owned and operated by the ALS Society of Manitoba.

ALS News
National Caregiver Day
April 5 is National Caregiver Day when we recognize the nearly 8 million Canadians who care for family and friends who have chronic health conditions, disabilities or functional limitations. Combining care work and paid work is the norm for many employed Canadians, with caregivers making up 30-35% of the paid workforce. Please join us in […]
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Lit Up a Life Thank You
Thank you for your help in making the 2021 Lite Up a Life campaign in support of the Brummitt Feasby ALS House a SUCCESS!! Every year, from  November 1st to December 31st, the ALS Society of Manitoba runs the Lite Up a Life campaign to raise funds for special projects related to the Brummit Feasby […]
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Lou Gehrig
This year marks the 82nd anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in baseball history. July 4, 1939 was the iconic moment at Yankees Stadium when Gehrig’s speech shocked and inspired the world, as he told everyone about his diagnosis of ALS. Lou Gehrig’s legendary ...
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ALS Events
An Evening with the Goldeyes
Do you know why ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease? Lou Gehrig passed away from ALS in 1941 at the age of 37. He was the New York Yankee's first baseman playing in a record 2,130 consecutive games. Come out and enjoy an evening with the Goldeyes and support the ALS Society of Manitoba.
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ALS Awareness
Throw on your favourite purple shirt or sweater and show your support for ALS in June. Don’t own anything purple? Check out our MERCHANDISE! There are currently over 400 people suffering from ALS in Manitoba alone. Your help allows us to offer programs to assist those living with ALS/MND to maintain independence and support research […]
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Walk to End ALS Brandon
We are excited to announce that we are once again looking forward to an in-person Walk to End ALS! Time to dust off those walking shoes and step out into the beautiful surroundings of the Riverbank Discovery Centre for a morning of fresh air and raise money to contribute towards finding a ...
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