Multiple Sclerosis Italian Association (AISM)
Multiple Sclerosis Italian Association (AISM) For over 45 years AISM is the Association of People with Multiple Sclerosis and represents a concrete point of reference for 110,000 people with multiple sclerosis, their family members and health and social workers. The Association firmly believes that people with multiple sclerosis are entitled to a good quality of life and full social inclusion and are therefore alongside them with targeted and innovative projects dedicated to women, young people and families. AISM is present throughout the country thanks to a network structure that enables people with SM wherever they are, through 100 Provincial Sections, Regional Coordinates, more than 60 Operational Groups. With over 10,000 volunteers, the Association is committed to spreading information about multiple sclerosis, raising public awareness, promoting appropriate social health services, and volunteering activities to improve the quality of life of a person with SM and to promote fundraising initiatives in support of scientific research. AISM is an ONLUS, a non-profit organization of social utility, which has been operating all over Italy since 1968. Since 1998, it has been joined by FISM, the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (ONLUS), set up to continue to promote and finance Scientific research on SM.

Cesare Serono Foundation (FCS)
Cesare Serono Foundation (FCS) was born in 1973, but in 1999 it assumes its current name and enters into full operation. Like all foundations is a non-profit private entity. Since its inception, FCS has had its main focus on the person (citizen, patient, family). The person must be placed at the center of the system, both social and health. A system that should not only intervene on pathologies once it is born, but must have as its primary objective to prolong as far as possible the state of health. Among the various pathologies that follow, there is also Multiple Sclerosis. The Cesare Serono Foundation is ISO 9001: 2008 certified.Link:

Italian Association of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (AISLA)
In 1983 was born AISLA Onlus, an independent association with the mission of becoming the national subject for the protection, care of SLA patients and the development of scientific research in the field of neurodegenerative disease affecting Motoneurons and gradually restrict muscle activity. At the same time, the association is working to disseminate disease information and to stimulate the national, regional and local institutions and bodies of the national healthcare system to provide adequate and qualified care for patients. The Association has its registered office in Milan, street Ortles 22/4. The administrative headquarters in Novara, road Roma 32.The Association has been awarded recognition by the Ministry of Health in 1999 and to date, thirty years after its establishment, for the achievement of its goals, AISLA can count on the commitment of 9 employees and more than 200 volunteers as well as on the trust of 1879 members scattered all over the country. The Association is the only Italian member of the International Alliance of ALS / MND Association; is associated with the Italian Federation of Neurological Associations (FIAN), the Italian Society of Palliative Care (SICP), the Palliative Care Federation (FCP) and has been the promoter of the Association “Registry of Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases”. AISLA Onlus is also a member of the Italian Institute of Donation.Link:

SLA Association (ASLA)   The association A.S.L.A. Onlus was born to provide SLA and their familiars a landmark in the Northeast, thanks to the will and determination of some people who have been or are still close to the hard reality of this disease.ASLA also aims to promote research on the SLA through fundraising and collaboration with the research world through which promote the protection of the rights of the patient and the guarantee of care.All together we can help to improve the service that ASLA, even through this site, wants to promote. ASLA Onlus Association was born to be a benchmark for the sick and their families by providing support and concrete help.ASLA, within its institutional and statutory aims and with the primary purpose of pursuing the same, collaborates in the national territory with hospital institutes, public bodies, associations.Registered office: Via Pedagni, 11 / A, 35030 Veggiano (PD)Link:

Italian Foundation for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (AriSLA)
It represents today a concrete response to the commitment and investment in the fight against the SLA through its action to support, coordinate and promote scientific research for the knowledge, care and treatment of this disease. AriSLA was born in December 2008 from the intuition and foresight of four Founding Partners who, in the field of non-profit, represent a guarantee of seriousness and excellence: AISLA Onlus – Italian Association of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Cariplo Foundation, Telethon Foundation, Vialli Foundation and Mauro for Research and Sport Onlus. The Foundation’s institutional aims identify support for scientific excellence as the only way to effectively “attack” Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, which is not yet known for causes and for which there is no cure. Objective has seen the Foundation engaged in these years in the implementation of a model or funding research based on the principles of transparency, scientific merit and efficiency with the sole aim of making the work of researchers more incisive and effective, to transfer the scientific results to clinical practice as soon as possible. Within a few years AriSLA it has become one of the leading organizations in Italy and Europe to deal exclusively with the funding of scientific research on SLA.Link:

Vialli and Mauro Foundation for Research and Sport
It was born in Turin in 2003 by the will of the founding members Gianluca Vialli, Massimo Mauro and Cristina Grande Stevens, and works with the goal of allocating funds for scientific research on Cancer and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (SLA). Our is a Non-Lucrative Social Use Organization (onlus) recognized and registered at No. 350 in the Register of Juridical Persons of the Prefecture of Turin. Based on the activities of the Foundation there is love for life, the desire to act concretely and always be transparent, maintaining synergy with the reality that represents excellence in the field of scientific research and therapeutic approaches. Sport, music and culture have been the background of important fundraising events organized to bring together different realities united to the same. This is one of the reasons why, as a form of guarantee, the two former champions have chosen to put their names in the headline of the Foundation.Link: