The FDA advisory committee recently approved the use of AMX0035 for the treatment of ALS. Presented with the robustness of new evidence, the committee reversed their March 2022 vote overwhelming by a 7-2 vote. The ALS Association has publicly thanked both the FDA advisory committee and the entire ALS community for their hard work and advocacy. Read Full Article
Earlier this month, our foundation made two donations to the local ALS Association chapter. A donation of $2,000.00 in honor of Michelle’s memory was made to the chapter in conjunction with their annual walk to defeat ALS. We asked that the donation be targeted to areas of research directed at finding meaningful treatments and/or cures for ALS. Our foundation made an additional donation of $1,000.00 to the local ALS chapter to be put towards providing support to ALS caregivers in their care of loved ones affected by ALS.
The inaugural Michelle Gargaro Memorial Golf Classic was a great success. The event was held on Friday, June 10th at Gopher Hills Golf Club in Cannon Falls. Our first year event attracted 100 golfers in addition to more than another 30 people who stopped by to participate in our silent auction and dinner/awards program. While the level of golf during the day was up and down, the giving from participants was not. All present were very generous in their support of our foundation’s mission and the fight against SLS. Next year’s event is scheduled for Friday June 9th. It [...]