Jim Howie's Fundraising Page

Riding for Ernie, and others like him him who are fighting ALS

<h1>Jim Howie's Fundraising Page</h1>

I didn't have any understanding or comprehension of the disease ALS until it hit my best friend Ernie.  It is a hideous, ugly disease, with little or no effective treatment.   As I talked to friends, I found many others ALS had devastated. One friend lost a brother in law, another his first wife, the list went on and on.  As you look into it, not much has changed in the treatment of ALS since Lou Gerhig was diagnosed in the late 1930s.   ALS TDI is a cutting edge research organization that is focused on finding treatment and a cure.  They have a promising new antibody, AT-1501 ready for clinical trials, as well as building a pipeline of different treatment options.   So I'm riding to to help find a treatment and a cure for Ernie and others, and would greatly appreciate your support!  This my second year for the ride, and I have to say that 270 miles on a bike in 3 days is a long way to go.   I'm sure I have been more tired than at the end of day 3 of last year, but I just don't remember when.  But it pales to the effort people figthing ALS have to face daily. So please join with me in donating to ALS-TDI, to drive research to find treatments and ultimately a cure.  Thanks for your help and support.

Jim Howie




  • Jim and Teresa Howie $1,000.00

    Go Team Ernie

  • Jeffrey and Janet Glidden $1,000.00

  • Ge Foundation $1,000.00

  • Jeffrey Glidden $1,000.00

  • Eleonora & Eduardo $300.00

    May the wind be at your back, and a smile always with you!

  • The Egypt Howie's $250.00

    Go Jim!!

  • The Paramore Family $200.00

  • Alex Piteo $100.00

    Hope you have a great ride Jim! Best of luck to your friend!

  • Tim Glidden & Teresa Pecoraro $100.00

    Good luck Jim - go Team Ernie!

  • Lindsay & Daniel Willenson $100.00

    Go team Ernie! Wish we could be there with you!

  • The LaFrado Family $50.00

  • Celine $50.00

  • Hibjan $50.00

  • Dan and Laurita Halbert $50.00

  • Julie & Kemper Arnold $50.00

    Go team Ernie!

  • Mike & Maura Murphy $25.00

    God Bless!

  • Amy LeBlanc $25.00

    I am happy to support this fantastic cause.

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