ALS Golden West Chapter – The mission of the Golden West Chapter of The ALS Association is to discover effective treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. The Golden West Chapter provides comprehensive, expert care services to people with ALS and their loved ones at no charge. The Chapter’s vision is to create a world without ALS.