In 2006 Denise and Mark Rattner were given devastating news, twice. They learned that someone very near and dear to their hearts had been diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. They also were told that another friend had the same illness. At that time, with determination, focus, sincerity and compassion, they made a commitment to fight this debilitating disease. In the Spring of 2008, along with a group of dedicated volunteers, the Outreach ALS Foundation of Westchester was established.
It is impossible to fully understand the depth of challenges that ALS patients and their families must face every day. To educate ourselves and to gain perspective, we are working with medical experts who specialize in ALS treatment and neurological disorders. They serve as Advisory Board Members for the Foundation. (Read our full story)
Outreach ALS Foundation of Westchester is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping individuals and families affected with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) by providing support services, raising money for medical research and generating awareness about this devastating and debilitating disease.
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, M.D., D. Sc.
Dale Lange, M.D.