ALS knows no boundaries: Hear one woman's story, and learn how YOU can help

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease knows know boundaries. It can strike anyone at any time, and it's always fatal.

There is no cure, but there is hope.

Trickett Wendler has been diagnosed with ALS. She appeared on FOX6's Studio A on Monday, June 23rd to tell her story.


Meanwhile, it's you and me, FOX6 and everyone vs. ALS at the 3rd Annual Chasin’ A Cure Tailgate Party on Friday, July 11th. It's a fundraiser for ALS research.

Come on out to Miller Park on Friday, July 11th -- and help us fight Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Tickets to the party are on sale now, and include a loge-level seat for the Brewers/Cardinals game, an ALS T-shirt,  a famous Sobelman’s burger, beverages from Jimmy Luv’s and Miller, plus live music from hometown favorite Chasin’ Mason.

CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase your tickets today.


A "Walk to Defeat ALS" is planned for Sunday, October 12th in Greenfield Park.

This is the ALS Association's biggest annual event. The event raises funds that allow local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

CLICK HERE for more information on the Walk to Defeat ALS.


A benefit concert, called "A Voice for Trickett" is planned for August 3rd at Turner Hall on N. 4th Street in Milwaukee.

Proceeds will help to fund a voice generating device for Trickett Wendler.

CLICK HERE for more information.