ELAP’s advocacy extends well beyond healthcare cost management. We are dedicated to serving the community – below are some of the initiatives and organizations that ELAP is involved with.
Celia’s Hope is about a beautiful 7-year-old child living with Cerebral Palsy (CP). She’s made tremendous strides over the last few years and her family wants the progress to continue. Celia’s team walks, as a family, in support of her and all children with CP. ELAP is proud to support Team Celia’s Hope and the United Cerebral Palsy 5K walk.
The Angelman Syndrom Foundation’s mission is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman Syndrom through education and information, research, and support. We exist to give everyone living with Angelman Syndrom a reason to smile, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. ELAP was a proud participant in the Angelman Walk.
The mission of the ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support. ELAP fully supports this mission.
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program; supporting SMA families through networking, information and services; improving care for all SMA patients; educating health professionals and the public about SMA; enlisting government support for SMA; and embracing all touched by SMA in a caring community.
ELAP has been a proud supporter of the Bert Bell Memorial Award Dinner. The Bert Bell Memorial Award Dinner supports Michael’s Way. The money they raise helps fund pediatric cancer research, the Family Support Funds at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, the Philadelphia and South Jersey Ronald McDonald Houses and the Bert Bell Memorial Award Dinner college scholarships.