ABOUT JERRY DAWSON:
Jerry Dawson is the president and CEO of The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter, where he has served the ALS community in North Carolina for 19 years. During his tenure, the Chapter has grown from serving 50 people a year to serving approximately 800 families living with ALS in North Carolina each year.
ABOUT THE ALS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER:
At The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter, our mission is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. Along with funding ALS research around the world, we serve approximately 800 people living with ALS in North Carolina each year by supporting all of the multidisciplinary ALS clinics throughout the state, loaning medical equipment at no cost to those who need it, and providing financial assistance grants to pay for expenses such as home modifications and in-home care. At the North Carolina Chapter, everything we do supports the discovery of effective treatments and a cure for ALS.