I'm running in memory of my Uncle Frank Morena. Sadly he passed in 2014 at the age of 58. It's so sad to see someone suffer from this horrible disease. The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. The ALS Association (National Office and the Rhode Island Chapter) operates under a shared mission: to help people living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and to leave no stone unturned in search for the cure.