The ALS Association

Our Vision, Mission & Values

Vision

Create a world without ALS

Mission

To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Core Values:

COMPASSION – INTEGRITY – URGENCY

Guiding Principles are:

  • People with ALS and their families come first
  • One team, one vision, one mission
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Open communication and dialogue
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration

Strategic Outcomes:

  • Recognized interdependence between care and research.
  • People with ALS and their families have:
    • Access to consistent care, treatment and services
    • Resource and support services that enhance quality of life
    • Quality care and support leveraged by collaboration with partners
  • Discover new life-extending treatment:
    • Drive worldwide research agenda with urgency and boldness to improve outcomes for people with ALS
    • Collaborate with partners in a comprehensive and diverse research model
    • Facilitate the rapid development of new treatment options to extend and enhance quality of life while seeking a cure
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