Our Mission

To unite and empower the ALS community through a collaborative approach to fostering bold research initiatives, advancing national and state advocacy, and providing comprehensive care and support to individuals and families affected by ALS.

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Our Core Values:


Guiding Principles are:

  • People with ALS and their families come first
  • One team, one vision, one mission
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Open communication and dialogue
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration

Our Strategic Outcomes:

  • Recognized interdependence between care and research.
  • People with ALS and their families have:
    • Access to consistent care, treatment and services
    • Real people providing real help that enhances quality of life
    • Quality care and support leveraged by collaboration with partners
  • Discover new life-extending treatment:
    • Drive worldwide research agenda with urgency and boldness to improve outcomes for people with ALS
    • Collaborate with partners in a comprehensive and diverse research model
  • Facilitate the rapid development of new treatment options to extend and enhance quality of life while seeking a cure.

The Philadelphia Phillies: An Enduring Partner in the Fight to End ALS

The Philadelphia Phillies adopted ALS United Mid-Atlantic as its principal charity in 1984. No other ALS organization has enjoyed such an extensive and rewarding relationship with a professional sports organization. The team’s determination and passion to Strike Out ALS continues to inspire the support of prestigious partners throughout the region including Fortune 500 companies, extensive health care systems, and well-known philanthropists.