Empowering Futures for Children Affected by ALS: State Treasurer Tobias Read and ALS Northwest Celebrate Successful Launch of Memorial Savings Scholarship

Elinore Nudelman ALS College Savings Program supports youths who have lost a parent or guardian

PORTLAND, Ore., June 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — It is a sad reality, and not rare: When children have a parent or guardian who suffers from the degenerative nervous system disease of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, those children are more likely to lose that parental figure.

Recognizing the profound impact of a death on families, and particularly on a child’s educational aspirations, the nonprofit ALS Northwest has joined with the Oregon State Treasury to create a new scholarship program through the state-administered Oregon College Savings Plan.

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