Worcester Telegram: Jake Kennedy ALS Fund launched at UMass Medical School

WORCESTER – The family of a prominent Boston-area physical therapist and co-founder of Christmas in the City, a volunteer-run charity to help homeless children, has launched a new fund at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to support amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, research under the direction of world-renowned ALS researcher Dr. Robert H. Brown Jr.

Jake and Sparky Kennedy announced this week the Jake Kennedy ALS Fund at UMass Medical School. The focus for raising $1 million, to help find a treatment and cure for ALS, touches the family personally. And the clock is ticking.

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