The Oakland A’s will host their annual ALS Awareness Night at the Coliseum on Thursday, Aug. 22, during the 6:37 p.m. game versus the New York Yankees. Funds raised from that night’s game will benefit ALS CURE Project’s collaborative project with The ALS Association Golden West Chapter and the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). The three organizations are coming together to accelerate the development of treatments and cures for ALS.
The Oakland A’s will donate $5 for each ticket sold from the button below. Fans can also contribute directly by making a donation at gofundme.com/piscottyals2019. A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty will host an autograph session at the Community Corner behind Section 218 prior to the game to raise funds for the project.
Over 200 people enjoyed the ALS Cure Gala including a dozen Oakland Athletics players including Matt Chapman, Liam Henricks, Gold Glover Matt Olson, Chad Pinder, Stephen Piscotty and their teammates.
A council driven approach leveraging industry expertise to achieve ALS CURE strategic objectives.
Stephen and Mike Piscotty created ALS CURE Project as a promise to Gretchen to work towards elimination of ALS as a scourge on humanity.
The mission of the ALS CURE Project is to create an operational business model incenting Biotech and Pharma companies to gainfully invest their capital and researchers leading to a cure for ALS.
ALS CURE Project is a Special Project Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF). Donations will be processed by SVCF, a 501(c)(3) public charity registered in the United States, EIN# 20-5205488. Contributions will be tax-deductible