Nick and Stephani Bellotti, Van Modification

Nick and Stephani Bellotti, Van Modification

Steve’s dad and stepmom have grown very close with the Belotti family. Nick was diagnosed with ALS at an early age, is married to an awesome girl named Stephani, and they just had a baby boy named Nolan! Mike and Jackie helped put on a fundraiser in Spokane and...
Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward

We got this email from Ryan: Team Gleason, Let me start by saying what an inspiration Steve is to me. Like Steve, I am a young (34) husband and father living with ALS. I was diagnosed January 2010 after two years of testing – I never dreamed that a weak hand...
Steve and Hope Dezember II

Steve and Hope Dezember II

Steve Dezember is 31. He graduated from UGA in 2006. He was diagnosed in 2011, at the age of 28. He and Hope were already together and planning to get married. Hope is a psychologist and works primarily in low income areas. Steve’s progression has been rather...
Eric and Heather Wroe, IPAD

Eric and Heather Wroe, IPAD

We got this email last year from Heather Wroe: “My husband and best friend, Eric, was diagnosed with ALS in September. We were not surprised by the diagnosis, we had suspected for a while but it’s still a shock when the doctor confirms your worst fear. We...
The Sorks, Shower Chair

The Sorks, Shower Chair

Karen and Michael Sork are an awesome couple living with ALS. They’ve been to many Team Gleason events and are an inspiration to all of us. We were excited to be able to help them when the time arose. With the funds raised for The Gleason Initiative Foundation,...
Matthew Olins, Eye Technology

Matthew Olins, Eye Technology

The Gleason Initiative Foundation donated a Tobii Pceye / Tablet Kiosk assistive eye technology kit to Matthew Olins. His sister’s email sums up one of the reasons why Team Gleason works so hard to raise money for PALS. “Dear Team Gleason, Simply put: the...