Gleason Fest: ALS Charity Benefit

Start Date and Time: 10/30/2014 06:30 PM

End Date and Time: 10/30/2014 11:30 PM

Location: Libation, 137 Ludlow Street (btw Rivington St & Stanton St) New York, NY 10002

Hosted by

Daniel Tegen, Alex McArthur, Owen Fitzpatrick, Todd Swedock

Team Gleason is a New Orleans-based non-profit organization founded by former New Orleans Saint, Steve Gleason. Its mission is to help provide individuals with neuromuscular diseases or injuries with leading edge technology, equipment, services and raise public awareness by providing and documenting extraordinary life adventures to ultimately find an end to ALS.

Pearl Jam & Steve Gleason interview:

Did you know?
5,600 people in just the US are newly diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) each year. ALS is a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurodegenerative disease. It attacks nerve cells and pathways in the brain and spinal cord. When these cells die, voluntary muscle control and movement dies with them. Patients in the later stages of the disease are completely paralyzed, yet in most cases, their minds remain sharp and alert. The average life expectancy after an ALS diagnosis is 2-5 years.

Join us to generate public awareness for ALS, raise funding to empower those with ALS to live a rewarding life, and ultimately find a cure. No white flags!

Event Details

Gleason Fest: ALS Charity Benefit

Gleason Fest 2014: Mardi Gras in New York!

Bring your friends and join us for a night straight out of the Big Easy featuring LIVE New Orleans-style music by Jambalaya Brass Band, drink specials, and a raffle & silent auction which includes autographed items from Steve Gleason, Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino, David Wright, musician Neil Young, and more!

And what's a party without FOOTBALL on 10 Flat-screen TVs!
New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers

$60 open bar: 7:00-10:00
$20 cash bar: $3 draft beer, $4 well drinks, $12 pitchers until 9:00

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