ALS is a devastating and horrific disease.
It is a neurological disease that robs a person of their ability to walk, talk eat, swallow and breathe.
A person with ALS lives an average of 2 – 5 years after diagnosis.
There is no cure.
I covered stories of patients with ALS for years.
Then, it struck my family.
My aunt Penny died nearly three years ago after a courageous fight with ALS.
She and other patients and families I’ve come to know through the years, is why I have been a longtime supporter of ALS Association Arizona Chapter.
It’s why I was proud to co-emcee with Larry Gaydos this past Saturday night to virtually bring you Bite Nite 2020.
It was a night of fun, food and music.
It was a night to share the stories of those patients and families who are so deeply impacted by the work of the ALS Association Arizona Chapter.
It was a night to honor the doctors who provide them with care and compassion.
It was a night to raise awareness and money to help #ALSAZ continue to provide critical support.
Thank you to everyone who joined us, who bid and donated.
Together we raised more than $180,000!
If you weren’t able to join us but would like to support the mission of providing help and hope to those facing this disease, please visit alsaz.org️
One of the biggest lessons I learned early-on in my career, is that the people who are the toughest on you, are often the people