Adventure to Jay Leno’s Garage

Adventure to Jay Leno’s Garage

November 2021by Dave Wardamasky Hello Team Gleason crew, Here is my submission of “What I Did On My Summer Vacation,” or “How the Team Gleason Crew Helped Me Fulfill a Dream.” Because of an illness that made it impossible for my partner to travel at the time, I...
Amtrak Adventure to Niagara Falls

Amtrak Adventure to Niagara Falls

September 2021by Shawna Laycock and Michael Fairbanks Our Adventure from Team Gleason was LIFE GIVING. As a person with ALS I struggle daily to live a life worth living. I had always wanted to see Niagara Falls but hadn’t gotten there yet pre-diagnosis. Once...
A “Grand” Trip

A “Grand” Trip

November 2021 When Valarie reached out to Team Gleason about her Adventure, the first thing she mentioned was going to visit her grandchildren, who live in another state. “I’m grateful for FaceTime,” she wrote on her application. “This trip...
Under the Northern Lights

Under the Northern Lights

September 2021 by Sandra Marlowe As our plane descended to land in Fairbanks, Alaska, the sun was low in the western sky. The yellow leaves of the aspen and birch trees were bathed in a golden light that made them look like they were glowing. We were witnessing peak...
Welcome to Raider Nation

Welcome to Raider Nation

October 2021by Anthony Paola Team Gleason helped us with grants for me to bank my voice and then for the Permobil seat elevator in my power wheelchair. My wife, LeAnn, noticed on their website that they do adventures for people with ALS. So, she wrote them. I’ve...
Food and Wine People: Adventure to Paso Robles

Food and Wine People: Adventure to Paso Robles

July 2021A Letter From the Foleys Hello Team Gleason!!! We wanted to say a very heartfelt thank you for our amazing Adventure. It was truly a perfect trip. After being on lock down for over a year, California finally opened on June 15, 2021. This was a fantastic way...