Alex, his family and his
colleagues from "Hawaii Five-0" are united in the fight against the fatal
You can support them!
In 2014, Alex officially joined the ALS Association in its fight against the disease ALS and held a speech at the Walk to Defeat ALS in 2014. In these walks, ALS patients and their families, friends and supporters raise awareness of this terrible disease. But they also raise funds for the work of the ALS Association which provides assistance to families affected by ALS and helps to finance ALS research.
New fans might not know that Alex's mother-in-law died from ALS - and his son Lion never got to know his grandma. To the present day, the Jones family of Alex's wife Malia still raises funds in the annual Walk to Defeat ALS in Hawaii.
Here's a radio interview with Alex and with Fred Fisher
(ALS Association) about ALS, Alex's involvement and how the disease has affected
Alex's family. Alex also speaks about his mother who is a nurse.
"Hawaii Five-0" (H50) also has its own team in the Walk to Defeat ALS: The "H50
ALS Warriors" led by Eric (H50 crafts services). Eric's team is joined in the
walk by local and visiting fans (incl. friends of mine). If you live abroad and
can't participate in the walk, you can help the team
raise funds for the ALS Association by making an online donation - which is what I do every
Here's the current fundraising page of the "H50 ALS Warriors" for the Walk to Defeat ALS in Hawaii on Nov. 4:
Here's the general info page about the Walk to Defeat ALS
in Honolulu on Nov. 4:
If you join the "H50 ALS Warriors" team in this year's walk, please do not expect Alex to be there.
Here's a nice look back to 2014 - Some photos of Alex with
great fans at the Walk to Defeat ALS:
https://www.instagram.com/p/snZb8PwbBW/?modal=true (Credit: 'juliehawaii')
https://www.instagram.com/p/snfpRcmf99/ (Credit: Wendy Hansen)
Here are video clips showing "Hawaii Five-0" Boss Peter doing the ALS Ice
Video clip 1: Peter asks the H50 cast to participate, too
Video clip 2: Peter dumps the ice over his head
Video clip 3: Peter asks you to donate to the ALS Assocation
Last but not least, here are some old collages for your inspiration...
Thank you for supporting the "H50 ALS Warriors" team by
making a donation through their fundraising page. Here's the link to the 2017
fundraising page again:
When the walk is over, you can always donate directly to the ALS Association through its page www.alsa.org, where you also find plenty of useful information.
Thank you - Mahalo - Danke - Merci - Gracias - Grazie
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