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Spreading ALS Awareness at a Mississippi Braves game are Amanda Okidika, Ralph Doxey and Jimmy Roberts pose with Amanda's care giver, ALS Association Care Services Coordinator Brandi Nickles and Braves general manager Steve DeSalvo. Image courtesy of the

Spreading ALS Awareness at a Mississippi Braves game are Amanda Okidika, Ralph Doxey and Jimmy Roberts pose with Amanda's care giver, ALS Association Care Services Coordinator Brandi Nickles and Braves general manager Steve DeSalvo. Image courtesy of the

The Metz Family at Progressive Field in Cleveland before the Indians/Yankees game. Image courtesy of the Northern Ohio Chapter

The Metz Family at Progressive Field in Cleveland before the Indians/Yankees game. Image courtesy of the Northern Ohio Chapter

Tom Motherway's  brother and nephew threw out the first pitch as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim honored Lou Gehrig with the Orange County Chapter. Image courtesy of Tom Motherway and Gina Chiaramonte photography.

Tom Motherway's brother and nephew threw out the first pitch as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim honored Lou Gehrig with the Orange County Chapter. Image courtesy of Tom Motherway and Gina Chiaramonte photography.

Representatives from the ALS Association Michigan Chapter, ALS of Michigan and the Muscular Dystrophy Association Greater Detroit District were recognized during a pregame ceremony on the field at Comerica Park during a Detroit Tigers Game. Image courtesy of the Michigan Chapter

Representatives from the ALS Association Michigan Chapter, ALS of Michigan and the Muscular Dystrophy Association Greater Detroit District were recognized during a pregame ceremony on the field at Comerica Park during a Detroit Tigers Game. Image courtesy of the Michigan Chapter

Thanks to Phi Delta Theta, at Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. The fraternity braved the cold to raise funds to fight ALS. Image courtesy of Phi Delta Theta Ship

Thanks to Phi Delta Theta, at Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. The fraternity braved the cold to raise funds to fight ALS. Image courtesy of Phi Delta Theta Ship

Living with Lou Gehrig's Disease

Living with Lou Gehrig's Disease

"ALS is a disease that doesn't draw much attention because it is perceived as your grandfather's disease. A sickness that affects a man that has lived a full life. It is quite the opposite. It touches the lives of young people every day. This debilitating, cruel and inhumane disease deserves your attention. We deserve a cure."  Melissa Erickson, diagnosed at age 27

"ALS is a disease that doesn't draw much attention because it is perceived as your grandfather's disease. A sickness that affects a man that has lived a full life. It is quite the opposite. It touches the lives of young people every day. This debilitating, cruel and inhumane disease deserves your attention. We deserve a cure." Melissa Erickson, diagnosed at age 27

The Brown Family attend a Tampa Bay Rays ALS Awareness Night. Image courtesy of the Florida Chapter

The Brown Family attend a Tampa Bay Rays ALS Awareness Night. Image courtesy of the Florida Chapter

The National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry — www.cdc.gov/als — (800) 232-4637

The National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry — www.cdc.gov/als — (800) 232-4637

When we got word that our friend Steve Gleason was suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) we had to lend a hand in any way possible. You see, Steve is a hero. When you meet the guy you get a glimpse of the spirit that drives him. That is when you have to come to that conclusion. Steve is a hero. We all know him and love him as Saints fans.      This design’s proceeds will go to TEAM GLEASON.   team-gleason.com  facebook.com/teamgleason.org  @team_gleason  teamgleason37@gmail.com

When we got word that our friend Steve Gleason was suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) we had to lend a hand in any way possible. You see, Steve is a hero. When you meet the guy you get a glimpse of the spirit that drives him. That is when you have to come to that conclusion. Steve is a hero. We all know him and love him as Saints fans. This design’s proceeds will go to TEAM GLEASON. team-gleason.com facebook.com/teamgleason.org @team_gleason teamgleason37@gmail.com

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