The Angel Fund
The Angel Fund is an independent nonprofit charity benefiting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester. 
Recently, Dr. Robert H. Brown Jr, and the Day Neuromuscular Research Lab at UMASS Medical have seen significant accomplishments in their program to discover new ALS genes.  They have reported finding two new genes whose mutations cause familial ALS and are internaionally recognized for their work  in the fight agains this devastating disease.

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ALS (or Lou Gherig’s disease) is a fatal neuro-degenerative disease characterized by muscle weakness and a progressive wasting and paralysis of the muscles. There is no known cure for ALS, and death usually results from respiratory failure in 2 to 5 years.

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Or try your luck at The Angel Fund Raffle!

Tickets available for sale when you register or on race day: 1 for $5 or Packs of 10 for $30.


Examples of 2016 Raffle Items are below. We will have many different, but still equally exciting, items in 2017!


Custom New Balance shoes!

Westin Boston Waterfront gift certificate

Renaissance Boston Waterfront ComplimentaryFri or Sat night stay & breakfast for 2

Kayem Box O'Meat and Grill kit $150 value

One free  individual sports league entry from Social Boston Sports

2 Pairs of Red Sox tickets

Harpoon Brewery Gift Box $100 value

Gift Cards from:



Morton's Steakhouse 


Zipcar $100 in driving credit

Marathon Sports 

Boston Pizza Tours: 2 "pizza and little Itlay tours


Jacob Wirth's 

Fast Splits 

Pure Performance Training in Needham 

Free entry into the Cambridge Half Marathon

One hour massage from Massage Therapy, Inc.


Have a prize you’d like to donate to the raffle?  Email