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Petra Wallace
Amount Raised
Fundraising Goal $5,000.00

My Message

I am showing my support for the ALS Society of Alberta by participating in the 23rd annual Betty's Run for ALS, and I hope you will too. You can donate to my page and/or choose to participate along with me. Sixty per cent of funds raised remain in Alberta for client support services, including the Equipment Loan Program, home visits, information, referrals, support groups, and support for youth through the Support for Champions program. The remaining 40 per cent are invested into the most promising ALS research in Canada.

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a rapid, always fatal, neurodegenerative disease. It attacks the nerves of the body that would normally send messages from the brain to the muscle, resulting in weakness and wasting. Eventually, the individual with ALS is left completely immobilized, with loss of speech and an inability to swallow and breathe. There is no known cause or cure for this devastating disease.

ALS Facts:

• ALS can strike anyone, at any time, regardless of race, gender or age.

• The usual age of onset is 55-65, but people under 20 have been diagnosed.

• Approximately 2,500 - 3,000 Canadians currently live with ALS.

• In at least 90 per cent of cases, it strikes people with no family history of the disease.

• Eighty per cent of people with ALS die within five years of diagnosis.

• A person with ALS can require equipment and care valued at more than $240,000.

• The cause is unknown. There is no known cure or treatment that prolongs life significantly - yet..

For more information about ALS please visit www.alsab.ca.

Event Date
Jun 9, 2019 9:00 AM
Location Name
North Glenmore Park

My Team

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My Supporters (36)

Madison Gilewicz donated an undisclosed amount
Jun 12, 2019 12:24 AM
James Scott donated an undisclosed amount
Jun 11, 2019 4:27 PM
David left a message
Jun 11, 2019 3:33 PM
great work raising so much funds. good luck to you and your team.
David Eastham donated $100.00
Jun 11, 2019 3:32 PM
Rockwood Custom Homes donated $2,500.00
Jun 9, 2019 9:04 PM
Wendy White left a message
Jun 6, 2019 9:28 PM
Your an inspiration to us all. Love you!!
Wendy White donated $150.00
Jun 6, 2019 9:27 PM
David Taylor left a message
Jun 6, 2019 9:55 AM
You are an inspiration to all who know you.
David Taylor donated $550.00
Jun 6, 2019 9:54 AM
Donald MacKimmie left a message
Jun 4, 2019 2:32 PM
Hi Petra, Great to hear from you! I just sent in some money to get you closer to your goal which I am sure you will achieve. I am a bit of a loser by not signing up for the run but that's not really my bag. Hope it's a nice day for you! Great to hear all is going as well as you might hope. I think of you often. Hi to Brad, Cheers, Donnie
Donald MacKimmie donated $350.00
Jun 4, 2019 2:27 PM
Lisa Murphy donated $250.00
Jun 4, 2019 1:33 PM
Kim left a message
Jun 4, 2019 11:03 AM
Good luck with reaching your goal!
Kim Dejikhangsar donated $100.00
Jun 4, 2019 11:02 AM
Chris left a message
May 27, 2019 5:56 PM
Good luck Petra!
QuantumPlace donated $500.00
May 27, 2019 5:56 PM
Phil Wareham donated an undisclosed amount
May 27, 2019 4:31 PM
Andy and Joanne Lapins donated $500.00
May 24, 2019 4:23 PM
michelle gurney donated an undisclosed amount
May 22, 2019 12:41 PM
Tracey left a message
May 22, 2019 12:07 PM
Go Team Wallace!
Tracey Wallace donated an undisclosed amount
May 22, 2019 12:06 PM
Doris left a message
May 21, 2019 5:59 PM
Always cheering for you !
Doris Wallace donated an undisclosed amount
May 21, 2019 5:58 PM
Kory Howard donated $50.00
May 21, 2019 3:42 PM
Guy Turcotte donated $200.00
May 21, 2019 12:19 PM
Phil Mutanho donated $50.00
May 20, 2019 2:08 PM
Sam Sidhu donated $100.00
May 17, 2019 12:19 PM
Friend of Betty's Run donated an undisclosed amount
May 17, 2019 12:17 PM
Dick schwann donated $200.00
May 17, 2019 11:07 AM
Brian McIntyre donated an undisclosed amount
May 16, 2019 6:09 PM
Mary-Anne Kamenka left a message
May 16, 2019 3:39 PM
Good Luck with your campaign this year. All the best,
Mary-Anne Kamenka donated $100.00
May 16, 2019 3:38 PM
Gary Simpson donated $500.00
May 16, 2019 3:05 PM
Janet left a message
May 16, 2019 2:24 PM
You Go Girl!
Friend of Betty's Run donated $50.00
May 16, 2019 2:23 PM
Petra Wallace donated an undisclosed amount
May 13, 2019 11:42 AM