CVS collects record sum for ALS research

July 29, 2008

This is the seventh year for the campaign.

CVS/pharmacy has raised a record-breaking $4.4 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research through its in-store fund-raising efforts, which took place from June 8 to 28. The chain said this is the seventh year it has organized this fund-raising campaign. ALS, a progressive degeneration of motor nerves in the brain and spinal cord leading to paralysis and death, is an orphan disease that has no known cause or cure.

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