Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells & pathways in the brain & spinal cord which leads to paralysis & death. The Arizona Chapter established in 1991, provides free, local programs that enable patients & families to manage this devastating disease with dignity & hope.


Patients served by our chapter each year throughout the state.


Average annual cost of caring for a person with ALS

2-5 Yrs

Average life expectancy of ALS patient from time of diagnosis.

• There is no effective treatment for ALS and no known cause or cure.
• Military veterans are approximately twice as likely to be diagnosed with ALS.
• ALS can strike anyone at any time regardless of age or race or gender.

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The ALS Association Arizona Chapter, Bite Nite has established its place as Arizona’s preeminent culinary event and fundraiser. Voted as the BEST ANNUAL EVENT by Arizona Foothills Magazine, this event raises funds and awareness for ALS while showcasing unique dishes from top chefs around the state.

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