Talk to Defeat ALS Larry Delaney

May 21, 2018

As part of ALS Awareness Month, Larry Delaney joins our Talk to Defeat ALS podcast to talk about his family's long battle with the disease, his involvement with the Chapter on the board, and how you can make a difference. Listen to hear his personal story and then join him at an upcoming ALS event with Delaney Strong or any of our families at www.alsphiladelphia.org 

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Talk to Defeat ALS Advocacy with Melissa and Alisa

May 11, 2018

Each year, hundreds of ALS advocates go to Washington, DC to share their stories with their members of Congress and seek continued funding for ALS research. In this podcast episode, Public Policy Director Tony Heyl and Chapter Care Services members Alisa Brownlee and Melissa Coll discuss the ins and outs of ALS Advocacy, how to organize a meeting, and how to navigate Capitol Hill.

 

Listen, subscribe, and get involved at www.alsphiladelphia.org or www.alsa.org 

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Talk to Defeat ALS with Wendy Barnes

May 3, 2018

One of the most valued parts of The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter's Care Services is the Howard I. Abrams In-Home Care Program. In this podcast, Chapter social worker Wendy Barnes discusses how she runs the In-Home Care program, what the goals of the program are, how it has evolved over the years and grown to help more families, and how she makes sure that everyone gets the right fit for a caregiver.

 

Listen, subscribe, share, and make sure to donate to support this program at www.alsphiladelphia.org 

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Talk to Defeat ALS Tom Scamuffa

March 15, 2018

For the tenth year in a row, Tom Scamuffa and his Team Scamuffa ae hosting a Car Show in Wagontown, PA to help raise money for ALS care and research. In this Talk to Defeat ALS podcast, Tom talks about the inspiration for his car show event, what people can expect to see this year, and learn how you can join him for this year's Team Scamuffa Car Show on Saturday, April 28. Listen, share, and then learn more at https://teamscamuffa.shutterfly.com or email teamscamuffa@gmail.com 

 

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Talk to Defeat ALS - Steve Spaulding

March 1, 2018

The Arthur and Lea R. Powell Care Services Department is the heart of The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter's mission. In this special Talk to Defeat ALS podcast, Director of Care Services Steve Spaulding provides an overview of his department, how it is organized to best serve families affected by ALS, and how the Chapter is improving these programs to ensure that each person with ALS gets the quality care that they need.

Listen to Steve highlight the various levels of care provided, share this podcast with others, subscribe on iTunes, and make sure to donate or get involved in the fight against ALS at www.alsphiladelphia.org Follow us on social media @alsphiladelphia 

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Talk to Defeat ALS with Father John Wagner

January 18, 2018

Father John Wagner has lived an exciting and inspired life. He has helped design airports, traveled the world, raised a family, and provided comfort for those in need. In this podcast, Father John talks with us about his life and about his path to becoming diagnosed with ALS, how he shared that news with his church and friends, his involvement in the Walk to Defeat ALS, and his hope for others, particularly caregivers. Listen, subscribe on iTunes, and then get involved today in the fight against ALS at www.alsphiladelphia.org 

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Talk to Defeat ALS - Goudie Family Part 2

August 23, 2017

Over 15 years ago, Bob Goudie and the Goudie family launched the Ocean City Board...Walk to Defeat ALS in honor of Bob's wife. Since then, the walk has raised millions of dollars to support the fight against ALS and raised hope for many ALS families in New Jersey and beyond.

In Part Two of our two part Talk to Defeat ALS series with the Goudie family, Bob, Kevin, Debby, and Sam talk about the people who have inspired them over the past 15 years, the incredible support from Village ShopRite and the Ocean City community, and how they continue to innovate the walk each and every year. Listen, share, subscribe, and make sure to Register and Donate for the 2017 Ocean City Board...Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday, September 16 at www.oceancitywalktodefeatals.org 

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Talk to Defeat ALS with the Goudie Family - Part 1

August 16, 2017

Over 15 years ago, Bob Goudie and the Goudie family launched the Ocean City Board...Walk to Defeat ALS in honor of Bob's wife. Since then, the walk has raised millions of dollars to support the fight against ALS and raised hope for many ALS families in New Jersey and beyond.

In Part One of our two part Talk to Defeat ALS series with the Goudie family, Bob, Kevin, Debby, and Sam talk about their team Jo's Rowdy Goudies and about how the walk began, gaining support in the community, making new friends in the ALS cause, and why they continue to build every year. Listen, share, subscribe, and make sure to Register and Donate for the 2017 Ocean City Board...Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday, September 16 at www.oceancitywalktodefeatals.org 

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What Happened When with Joan Borowsky Part 2

July 20, 2017

In Part 2 of the What Happened When Podcast, Joan Borowsky continues to look back on her 20 years with The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter with stories on the Philadelphia Phillies, the Billy Lake Basketball Marathon, the Walk to Defeat ALS, and more. You will understand more about how The ALS Association doesn't look at ALS families as a list or patients as another statistic, but instead looks at everyone as individuals with their own powerful stories. Listen, share, subscribe on iTunes and make sure to join us at the 40th Anniversary Gala on November 9 by getting tickets at www.alsphiladelphia.org/gala 

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What Happened When with Joan Borowsky Part 1

July 13, 2017

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter. It also marks the 20 year anniversary of Joan Borowsky working at the Chapter to support ALS families! In this special podcast series called What Happened When, Joan talks about some of her favorite moments in her two decades with the Chapter, funny times with the Phillies, and early memories meeting people who are leading the fight against ALS.

 

Listen, share, subscribe, and then join us for our 40 year anniversary gala on November 9 at www.alsphiladelphia.org/gala 

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