August 16, 2019 02:40 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A local man with ALS is raising money for others who need treatment and to help find a cure.
The ALS Association is hosting the annual Walk to Defeat ALS at Ontario Beach Park on Saturday, Sept. 21.
For the second year in a row, Jeff Ballard will be among those walking.
ALS is a neuromuscular disease with no cure. It takes away a person’s ability to walk, speak, swallow, and breathe.
Ballard wants to help defeat the diagnosis. His team page, Jeff’s Journey, has already raised more than $10,000.
Created: August 16, 2019 02:40 PM
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