ALS Texas Connection
ALS Texas Connection

Welcome to ALS Texas Connection

Conversations and Companionship for those Impacted by ALS

About Us

The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit organization completely dedicated to fighting ALS.

Our work covers all the bases — research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy — in providing help, support, and hope to those facing the disease. The ALS Association and the Texas Chapter operate under a shared mission— to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

Why You Should Join Us

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with ALS, life can quickly feel out of control. That's where we come in, the ALS Texas Connection is a group of individuals who are going through situations similar to you. Upon joining, you will be welcomed into a community of people who understand what you are going through. Our page offers everything ALS related, from a safe space to express your feelings to fun date night ideas. If you are a registered member of ALS Texas, we would love for you to join us.

Community Guidelines

The ALS Texas Connection is a private group displayed on the Mighty Networks software. The ALS Association of Texas (referred to as ALS Texas) does not affiliate with Mighty Networks, all thoughts from Mighty Networks does not reflect the thoughts and views of ALS Texas. This includes anything out publicly or any thoughts and feelings of those employed by Mighty Networks.  

ALS Texas Connection is a private group and ALS Texas reserves the right to deny or remove members from the group if they refuse to follow and adhere to the following rules. 

Members are prohibited from the use of foul or offensive language. 

Members under the age of 18 will not be approved to join the group, all those who agree to join ALS Texas Connection platform are stating that they are above the age of 18.  

Members are prohibited from threatening or using language that implies threats towards other members of ALS Texas Connection or the ALS Texas staff. 

ALS Texas Connection does not discriminate members on the basis of their race, gender, nationality, religion, disability, or sexual orientation. We will enforce a strict no tolerance policy for hate speech and discrimination. Should any member be found promoting hate speech, such as racism, xenophobia, homophobia, etc., towards another ALS Texas Connection member or ALS Texas Staff, they will be immediately removed from the group and permanently banned. 

Members are prohibited from harassment of any kind.  

ALS Texas Connection is a private group. The capture and sharing of “screenshots” or photographs of information from this site and copying of sensitive information from the ALS Texas Connection group is strictly prohibited. Members who are found to have participated in such behavior will be immediately removed from the group.  

Members are prohibited from utilizing the ALS Texas Connection for personal or any type of monetary gain. Fundraising for any organization outside of ALS Texas, is strictly prohibited. ALS Texas Connection offers a group specifically for fundraising questions related to the Walk to Defeat ALS and other DIY efforts. All DIY events and other ALS Texas fundraising discussions should be made in the Chapter Events group within the platform. Fundraising outside of the Chapter Events group within the platform is strictly prohibited. 

No person may publish content ALS Texas Connection that is: 

Content that could be interpreted as directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. This includes public statements of position (verbal or written) made on behalf of ALS Texas in favor of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. 

Members are prohibited from participating or posting anything that could be implied or defined as spam. Spam is defined as “irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the internet to a large number of recipients.” Spam is, but not limited to the promotion, marketing and selling of false information, products or promises. The encouragement of spreading of false information. Posting the same phrases or paragraphs on multiple different areas of the platform with the intention of personal, promotional, or monetary gain.  

If any member of the ALS Texas Connection is found violating any of the rule’s, members will be messaged by a host of ALS Texas Connection and will receive a warning, with the exception of hate speech and sharing private site information for which you will be permanently banned after the first offense. Further rule violations of any kind will result in removing the members from the group. Members who are removed from the group will not be granted re-entry under any circumstances.  

By joining this group, you automatically state that you agree to the community guidelines and will adhere to them as a member of ALS Texas Connection.