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Coors Light Supports Former Saints Steve Gleason w/ $50K Donation

Recently, Coors Light partnered with the New Orleans Saints and former Saints’ player Steve Gleason to make a charitable donation to Gleason’s Foundation “Team Gleason” in support of research to find a cure for the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Gleason played with the Saints from 2000-2008. Shortly after […]

U.S. House Passes Steve Gleason Act for ALS Patients – Bill to Go To President Obama

Today the U.S. House announced they have passed the ‘Steve Gleason Act’ for ALS patients. A major victory for the former Saint who has been working hard for more help for ALS patients worldwide. “This is a huge victory for ALS patients across the country,” bill co-sponsor Sen. David Vitter (Rep., La.) said, via WDSU-TV. […]

Steve Gleason Taken to Hosptial During Saints-Eagles Game

Former Saints safety Steve Gleason has been taken to a New Orleans hospital after becoming unresponsive at the Superdome while watching Monday night’s game against the Eagles. Gleason suffers from the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He underwent treatment in the emergency room at Ochsner Hospital. His wife reports through […]