Help Marc Fight ALS

In 2013, Marc Bennett, father of Ryan and Asher and beloved husband of Allyson, was diagnosed with ALS and his world changed forever. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, progressively affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The death of motor neurons impacts the control of voluntary muscles. It is characterized by having stiff muscles, muscle twitching and gradually worsening weakness due to the failing of the body’s muscle system. There is currently no treatment or cure for this debilitating disease and ultimately leads to complete paralysis. Individuals diagnosed with ALS in Marc’s age group typically see a life expectancy of 2-5 years. Fortunately, Marc’s disease has progressed more slowly resulting in both blessings and challenges.

How you can help:

This GoFundMe campaign has been established by his neighbors and friends to help Marc in his fight with ALS and improve his quality of life as his disease progresses. This campaign is focused on raising the funds needed to purchase a new or used van converted to have a ramp for wheelchair access, occasional in-home care,  and to make necessary bathroom modifications for their home.
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Marc is a loved clinical psychologist and had been a very proud provider for his family. His loss of income has strained family finances. At a time Marc is needing even more demanding care, Allyson is working hard to maintain the household and to earn what money she can working part time. Marc is not the kind of person who is comfortable asking for support, but now he needs our help.

Sharing this GoFundMe page link with your family, friends, and contacts on Facebook and other social media means everything at this time! 


ALS is a terrible disease for a person of any age, but Marc is still young, and he and his wife Allyson have two young boys to raise together, so they are doing everything in their power to live as normal a life as possible. Marc is working with some of the world's leading ALS researchers and clinicians. Due to the work of many ALS organizations, the prospects for the future have never been brighter. We all have hope ... hope for a future without ALS.

We would like to thank you in advance for any financial support you may be able to provide, as well as your continued prayers and positive thoughts. Know that 100% of the proceeds from this site will go to the Bennett’s.

On behalf of Marc, Allyson, Ryan, and Asher and those who love them, our sincere thank you.

Terry and Lorie Paulson
Sandy and Matt Wiltshire

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 5 mos
  • Joanne Gelfand 
    • $25 
    • 10 mos
  • Jeff Paula Zander  
    • $100 
    • 10 mos
  • Gillian Haratani 
    • $200 
    • 15 mos
  • Jennifer Moss 
    • $200 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer

Marc Bennett 
Organizer
Agoura Hills, CA
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