On Tuesday April 5th, local restaurants will be participating in Eat to Defeat ALS. Pico on Beach 129th Street and Kennedy’s Restaurant in Breezy Point, and Buckley’s Restaurant in Brooklyn have all pledged to donate 10 percent of their proceeds from that day to the ALS One Foundation.
ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. A local man, John Kelly, has been diagnosed with a motor neuron disease and has been working with ALS One to raise awareness of these crippling diseases.
Organizers of the...