ALS Association Receives $5,000 Grant from Community Foundation

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The Community Foundation awarded a $5,000 Community Needs Grant to the ALS Association – DC/MD/VA Chapter to provide patient support services for the Association’s PALS (People Living with ALS) Program.  The PALS Program provides quality of life solutions and resource connection care in both patients’ homes and during a clinic held on a monthly basis at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.  

Pictured (l to r) are: Tremetris Tarrell, Director of Care Services, The ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter; Doug Wilson, President & CEO, Community Foundation and Sherry Singer, M.S., CCC-SLP Care Services Coordinator, The ALS Association DC/MD/VA Chapter. 

To learn more about local ALS services, please contact Sherry Singer at or call 1-866-348-3257 extension 311. 

About the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore:  Celebrating 30 years ofphilanthropy,the CommunityFoundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES) has been serving the needs of Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties granting more than $50 million.  Through the generosity and vision of our donors, CFES awarded grants totaling more than $5.4 million in fiscal year 2013.  CFES brings together donors and builds on community assets through scholarship grants, advocacy and leadership development.  By focusing on people, organizations, neighborhoods and nonprofit capacity building, the Foundation addresses community needs in the areas of health, education, arts and culture, community development and the environment.  For more information about the Community Foundation, please visit for more information or call 410-742-9911. 

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