In This Issue
Walk of Hope for ALS
2012 Annual Gala
Thank you!
Three road races were recently held to benefit The Angel Fund, raising thousands of dollars for ALS research.
We thank the organizers, runners, walkers and family members for their support. With your help we are able to support Dr. Brown's research at UMass Medical Center

Harpoon 5 Miler
Squirrel Run XV
Sharon Timlin Memorial Race to Cure ALS
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A special thank you to Mr. Richard Hackel, Mr. Tom Matthews, The Timlin family, Tim and Stacy Wakefield and Lou Merloni for making these events memorable! 
Nana's Bananas  
The Brown Family 

The Brown family recently held a yard sale to raise money for their Nana's Bananas team for  the Walk of Hope. They raised close to $1,000!!
Mr. Brown donates water to the Walk and he is the man that you will see passing out water when you work around the lake.

Thank you!!

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We are able to support ALS research because of the generous donations from our Angel Fund family.

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Help us raise another million dollars by donating today. We are proud to say The Angel Fund has low overhead costs and can provide Dr Brown and his research team with more funding for ALS research. 
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$1 Million Research Donation
Angel Fund President Rich Kennedy (left), world renowned ALS researcher Dr. Robert H. Brown, Jr (center) and UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins

Over the past two years, The Angel Fund has donated more than $1 million to the research efforts of Dr. Robert H Brown, Jr. and his team at the Day lab at UMass Medical Center. At a recent visit to UMass Medical, The Angel Fund  participated in a check presentation ceremony to show the most recent donations. 
With The Angel Fund's low overhead costs and the support we receive from our Angel Fund family, we are able to provide more funding for research.
Help us turn hope into reality!

Walk of Hope for ALS
September 8th
The 11th Annual Walk of Hope for ALS begins and ends on Wakefield's lower Common, on the shores of beautiful Lake Quannapowitt. The 3.5-mile level route runs parallel to the lake, providing a picturesque walk for walkers of all ages and abilities.
Take part in the walk, raise money through pledges and donations, and participate in activities on the Common! Refreshments will be available for all walkers at the conclusion of the walk.
This family-friendly event raises funds that directly benefit ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) research at the Cecil B. Day Neuromuscular Lab at the UMass Medical Center in Worcester.
We encourage you to join in this celebration of hope by walking, and raising money, for those who are living with ALS, or in memory of those who are no longer with us.
If you would like to volunteer at the Walk click here.
2012 Annual Gala
October 13th

Our annual gala will be held on Saturday, October 13th at the UMass Club in Boston. Social Hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and awards to follow.
Tickets are $125 per person. Click here to purchase.

You could be the lucky winner of a Celtic's basketball or a football signed by Doug Flutie!! We have many silent auction, raffles and live auction items to choose from. Click here to see.

Last year we had a great time. See for yourself!

If you have a product or service that you would like to donate to the gala, please click here
The Annual Jimmie Neil Memorial 
Softball Game 
September 7th


   For the 15th year, Maureen Neil and her two sons Mike and Chris will memorialize their husband/father Jimmie Neil who passed away from ALS in 1997. The family has hosted a benefit raffle and softball game since 1998 to keep Jimmie Neil alive in the hearts and minds of all the people knew him as a man who was always laughing and pleasant, who would help everyone, and never said a bad word about anyone.

    The 15th Annual Jimmie Neil Raffle and Softball Game to benefit The Angel Fund will be held on Friday, September 7th, 2012 at St. Peter's Field on Sherman Street in North Cambridge, Massachusetts from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    The North Cambridge Little League coaches will take the mound against the East Cambridge Little League coaches in this annual event for The Angel Fund,

    Admission to the softball game is free and all are welcome to attend. Money will be raised through the raffles and a concession stand. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the game for $3 books of raffle tickets can be purchased for $5 per book. Raffle tickets can also be purchased in advance by calling (617) 491-8607.

    Anyone who would like to donate a raffle item can email Maureen.

Information about the Annual Jimmie Neil Raffle and Softball Game can be obtained by calling Maureen Neil at (617) 491-8607 or The Angel Fund (781) 245-7070
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The Angel Fund is an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit charity
that benefits ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
research at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, MA

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