Events

ALS is getting more attention than ever. Here in Windsor-Essex County, there is a growing number of events to help raise awareness and funds to meet the equipment needs of local people diagnosed with ALS. Feel free to attend any of our events — everyone is always welcome. We encourage your participation and appreciate your help.

Only upcoming and recent events will be featured on this main events page as a convenience.

2018 Events

2018 Caboto Club Charity Pasta Nights

Please join us the first Wednesday of every month at the Caboto Club from 4pm-7pm for their Charity Pasta Nights. By supporting these monthly events - you are in fact supporting twelve charities over the year. The A.L.S. Society’s designated night is June 6th, 2018, which is also A.L.S. Awareness Month in Canada. For more information, please click here for the flyer.

The 5th Annual Dave Allin Classic Basketball Tournament

The 5th Annual Dave Allin Classic Basketball Tournament will take place at John McGregor Secondary School on January 26th and 27th, 2018. The past four years have been a huge success, raising over $75,000, and the team is looking forward to having another great weekend.

The tournament entry fee is $150 per school, and if you are interested in participating, please contact Rich Allin via e-mail. The silent auction will take place again, with many great items, so we encourage you to come shop, starting Friday at 4PM and closing at 3:30PM on Saturday. Cash and cheque will be accepted.

To donate to the Dave Allin Classic specifically, please see the Paypal button below:

2017 Events

Quarter Auction

We were the recipients of a Quarter Auction at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 143 on Thursday, September 28th. Thank you to Jodi and Tammy for hosting this event, and raising over $5670. A special thanks to the Windsor Firefighters for making it a night to enjoy for all.

Our 13th Annual ALS Walk

Our 13th Annual ALS Walk took place on Sunday, September 10th. Thank you to all those that came out, as this walk is our major fundraising event for the year. To date, we have received over $25,500. Photos from our 2017 ALS Walk can be found by clicking here!

10th Annual Adelard Van Praet Memorial Golf Tournament

The Van Praet family held the 10th annual memorial tournament in honour of Adelard Van Praet. The tournament took place on July 29th, 2017, at the Links of Kent Golf Club in Chatham. We are so grateful to this family for their continued support.

Windsor Area Street Rods, Inc. Classic Car Show

The Windsor Area Street Rods Inc. organization chose us once again to be the recipient of their fundraising. Since 2008, they have donated $38,000, not including the most recent 43rd Annual Can-Am Nationals Car Show that took place on Sunday, May 28th at Gil Maure Park in Lasalle.

ALSWECAN

Big thanks to Kyle Wallace, Jamie Waldron and Jay Thompson who raised just over $12,000 in an event that had runners completing continuous laps for 12 hours around the Kingsville Park on April 23rd. We can hardly wait to see what these guys come up with in 2018! Pictures are available at www.alswecan.com.

2017 Bridal Ball

Big thanks to Sarah Taylor and the Bridal Ball committee who donated $10,000 to us after the Bridal Ball held April 1st. Guests dressed in their favourite new, old, or vintage attire and had a great night of dancing and fun.