Ken Murray ALS Fund

To those who have participated in the #alsicebucketchallenge, what a great thing you have done to help raise awareness for ALS! I hope the money donated will be used to not only provide funding for research but also benefit those effected by ALS. Knowing that ALS can be passed genetically, is scary and I truly hope all the donations will be put to great use and not misused.

My father in law, Ken Murray, was recently diagnosed with Bulbar ALS and his sister, Carol Megivern, passed away this year from ALS. I worry for their families and future generations. From what we are told, ALS doesn't have a cure, but there are known causes for some types of ALS.

I ask that those who haven't donated yet, have plans to donate or have donated already but want to do more, to consider donating to a family with ALS. Most or all insurance companies refuse to cover essential items needed for someone living with ALS. One vital medical need for Kenny is a ventilation machine to assist with his breathing. It's about $1500 a month and his healthcare provider has declined his request for coverage. It really is a shame.

I hope that those reading this would consider donating to families effected and living with ALS and thank you for taking the time to read this!

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Organizer

Diana Murray 
Organizer
Gilbert, AZ
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