Not to lose the ability to speak

The ability to speak and to be understood, to eat like everybody else, and most importantly, to avoid those crushing symptoms of respiratory failure – that is what person with ALS is capable of achieving after some time working with a professional speech therapist. This is exactly the quality of life we strive to maintain in «Live Now» foundation.

 
Collected 96 563 of 165 600 RUR

Maintenance service of medical ventilators

We equip ALS patients with medical ventilators. In order for this equipment to function properly we need to provide maintenance.

 
Collected 203 059 of 450 000 RUR

Substitute carers for people with ALS

Caring a patient with ALS is a hard work. Relatives really need to have the opportunity for a break. Here we fudraise to pay two substitute carers during one year. Each of them will help 5 families.

 
Collected 410 420 of 1 400 000 RUR

The Live Now Foundation is on the verge of closing!

Since the Live Now Foundation was created, most of needs were sponsored by one major donor. Now he can’t support us. If we are unable to find funds in the near future, the ALS services in Moscow and St. Petersburg may be closed….

 
Collected 1 191 843 of 4 500 000 RUR

Consumables and chemical agents for research

We study the optimal technique of gastrostomy.

 
Collected 100 000 of 100 000 RUR

Phrasebook for people with ALS

People with ALS lose ability to speak. We intend to publish special alphabets and phrasebooks that can help people to maintain contact with outer world.

 
Collected 260 118 of 300 000 RUR

Lung ventilation seminar

Instructing doctors and nurses about specific features of lung ventilation in ALS patients. We raise funds to sponsor instructors’ services and the arrangement of seminar.

 
Collected 60 000 of 60 000 RUR

Urgent purchase of the ventilators

We fundraise money to buy lung ventilators for two patients with ALS who are in intensive care in Perm and Evpatoria. With the ventilators they will be able to get home.

 
Collected 845 387 of 800 000 RUR