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Project Inspire

Central Valley YMCA helps cancer survivors stay strong

Central Valley YMCA helps cancer survivors stay strongThe Central Valley YMCA is making a special effort to help cancer survivors with their recovery efforts.
  • Project Inspire
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Spokane County

Spokane triathlete earns spot on Team USA despite chemo

Spokane triathlete earns spot on Team USA despite chemoA local triathlete has earned a spot on Team USA and has the chance to compete in the 2020 Olympics.
  • Spokane County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Congresswoman introduces new Steve Gleason act

Congresswoman introduces new Steve Gleason actCongresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and three other politicians introduced the Steve Gleason Act of 2015 in the House Friday.
  • Project Inspire
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Spokane County

74-year-old Spokane veteran breaks treadmill records

74-year-old Spokane veteran breaks treadmill recordsA 74-year-old veteran is encouraging injured veterans with every stride at the Spokane Medical Center.
  • Spokane County
  • 2 months ago
Spokane County

Spokane native Steve Gleason going to State of the Union

Spokane native Steve Gleason going to State of the UnionSpokane native Steve Gleason has been invited to attend the State of the Union address.
  • Spokane County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Project Inspire

Senator invites Steve Gleason to State of the Union

Senator invites Steve Gleason to State of the UnionLouisiana Senator David Vitter wants to support legislation that would help people that are fighting diseases like ALS.
  • Project Inspire
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Nation

Unspeakable bond helps Seattle couple cope with ALS

Unspeakable bond helps Seattle couple cope with ALSRight now, doctors have told Virgil he likely has between two and six years left. That means husband and wife will try to enjoy every moment together. They just booked a vacation to Hawaii - their first ever.
  • Nation
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Marathon Mom trained in Kenya to qualify for Olympic Trials at 42

Marathon Mom trained in Kenya to qualify for Olympic Trials at 42Victoria Russell paid her Kenyan trainer not in currency, but in livestock.
  • Project Inspire
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Spokane County

Spokane's Marathon Mom qualifies for Olympic Trials at age 42

Spokane's Marathon Mom qualifies for Olympic Trials at age 4242-year-old Victoria Russell qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon for the second time.
  • Spokane County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Gleason rallies Twitter followers to change Medicare policy

Gleason rallies Twitter followers to change Medicare policyIn eight tweets Steve Gleason summed up his latest campaign---a fight to keep technology in the hands of ALS patients.
  • Project Inspire
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Vote to help Team Gleason win cash for ALS patients

Vote to help Team Gleason win cash for ALS patientsTo help Team Gleason win funding, they need your vote before 9:00 p.m.
  • Project Inspire
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Mystery military man inspires local boy with cancer

Mystery military man inspires local boy with cancerChance grocery store meeting with military man inspired Nine Mile Falls boy with cancer.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Gleason's pre-Apple Cup speech hits emotional chord with players

Gleason's pre-Apple Cup speech hits emotional chord with players"Even with his affliction he's continued to develop in a huge way. It's just an incredible example to everybody." -- Mike Leach
  • Project Inspire
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Football

Fellow Cougs excited for Gleason's Hall of Fame induction

Fellow Cougs excited for Gleason's Hall of Fame inductionGrady knows this will be the best Apple Cup ever.
  • Football
  • 4 months ago
Project Inspire

ALS patient given van by Team Gleason dies

ALS patient given van by Team Gleason diesNate Moats has first-hand experience with the Gleason Initiative Foundation.
  • Project Inspire
  • 4 months ago
Project Inspire

Gleason Foundations renovates ALS patient's Spokane home

Gleason Foundations renovates ALS patient's Spokane homeMan battling ALS finds help from Steve Gleason Foundation
  • Project Inspire
  • 4 months ago
Project Inspire

Steve Gleason leads 2,000 people in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in New Orleans

Steve Gleason leads 2,000 people in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in New OrleansSteve Gleason made a special appearance at the event after the Saints Kick Off 5K Run where the crowd took an inspirational moment to stand behind Team Gleason.
  • Project Inspire
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
News

North Idaho tri-athlete wins biggest battle off the course

North Idaho tri-athlete wins biggest battle off the courseIt was 2012. The devoted father had just turned pro. His wife had gone back to college and was getting ready to graduate. The only thing that was bothering him was that bike riding had become unusually uncomfortable.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

PHOTOS: Gleason Fest 2014 in Downtown Spokane

PHOTOS: Gleason Fest 2014 in Downtown SpokaneFriends of former NFL star and WSU football player, Steve Gleason, set up the event to raise money and awareness for A-L-S. They organized a beer garden and live music for people to enjoy all day long.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

Gleason Fest aims to raise $30,000 Saturday for ALS

Gleason Fest aims to raise $30,000 Saturday for ALS More than 2,000 people are expected to show up to listen to live music, eat and donate.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

Eye-controlled wheelchair developed by Microsoft engineers

Eye-controlled wheelchair developed by Microsoft engineersUsing your eyes to steer. You can't do it in a car, but Microsoft engineers have figured out how people can drive their wheelchairs with just the movement of their eyeballs.
  • News
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
News

Ice Bucket Challenge quadruples Team Gleason donations

Ice Bucket Challenge quadruples Team Gleason donations The average donor gives about $40. The ALS Association’s national chapter has collected about $9.5 million between July 29 and August 15.
  • News
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Morning team braces for the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Morning team braces for the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALSSeahawks coach Pete Carrol just did it the Ice Bucket Challenge. Celebrities are doing it. Gleason's mom Gail Gleason even did it.
  • News
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Steve Gleason ups the ante with naked Ice Bucket Challenge

Steve Gleason ups the ante with naked Ice Bucket ChallengeWhile Steve Gleason is the most famous ALS patient advocating for awareness and a cure for the disease, he didn't start the ice bucket challenge.
  • News
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
News

WSU to induct Steve Gleason into Athletic Hall of Fame

WSU to induct Steve Gleason into Athletic Hall of Fame The former NFL star and ALS patient will join the current 177 members of the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • News
  • 8 months ago
News

Former WSU, NFL star helping Microsoft improve products for disabled

Former WSU, NFL star helping Microsoft improve products for disabledFormer WSU and NFL star Steve Gleason is inspiring another team at Microsoft.
  • News
  • 8 months ago
Project Inspire

Watch the Project Inspire Special

Watch the Project Inspire Special PART 1: Go behind the scenes to see how Steve Gleason is driving the advancement for ALS research and fundraising, inspiring others battling ALS, and inspiring the Gleason Ironman Challenge.
  • Project Inspire
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Dancing for a future: Boise teen uses ballet to overcome adversity

Dancing for a future: Boise teen uses ballet to overcome adversityDancing for a future: Boise teen uses ballet to overcome adversity
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Spokane paraplegic athlete nominated for ESPY, voting underway

Spokane paraplegic athlete nominated for ESPY, voting underway It was not until Minda grew up and moved to New York City that she was introduced to Achilles International, an organization which enables athletes with disabilities.
  • News
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Project Inspire

Project Inspire Special Part 2

Project Inspire Special Part 2PART 2: Steve Gleason's inspiration reaches local families battling ALS, facing homelessness, and those trying to make a difference. Plus, meet Gleason's mother as she transformers her family's personal struggle into hope for others.
  • Project Inspire
  • 9 months ago