Our Quest

Augie's Quest is dedicated to finding treatments and cures for ALS.

AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY “AUGIE”

Our Award-Winning Documentary, “Augie” tells the incredible love story of Augie and Lynne Nieto in their fight to cure ALS. Watch “Augie” on iTunes and Amazon today!

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Our Founder

Founded by Augie Nieto, known for his role in shaping today’s fitness world as the co-founder and CEO of Life Fitness, Augie’s Quest leverages Augie’s long-standing relationships in the fitness industry and global business community to operate like a highly successful business accountable for results

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ALS isn't incurable; it's only underfunded

Every dollar raised through Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS is dedicated to driving innovative science via the ALS Therapy Development Institute.

What we do

The ALS Therapy Development Institute is dedicated to finding a cure for ALS. Our innovative science and cutting edge approach have resulted in a promising treatment for ALS. We also pioneered the ALS Precision Medicine Program, the world’s premier program and partnership with ALS patients to discover additional potential treatments.

Our Champions

February 2019 'Science Corner' with Fernando Vieira, M.D.

We're excited to bring you our first edition of 'Science Corner', with Fernando Vieira, M.D. - the Chief Scientific Officer at ALS Therapy Development Institute. Stay tuned every month for exciting updates on ALS research!

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Your contribution funds a fast track of cutting edge ALS research

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LATEST NEWS

Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS Announces Inaugural Board of Directors and Leadership Council

Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS Announces Inaugural Board of Directors and Leadership Council

February 13, 2019

Members of the nonprofit’s first advisory boards generate optimism for the futureFebruary 13, 2019 -- Los Angeles -- Augie’s

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Lynne Nieto on the LA Fitness ‘Living Healthy’ podcast

Lynne Nieto on the LA Fitness ‘Living Healthy’ podcast

February 13, 2019

Lynne Nieto joins the 'Living Healthy' podcast to discuss ALS.

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Letter to My Younger Self – Tim Shaw

Letter to My Younger Self – Tim Shaw

January 15, 2019

Dear 22-year-old Tim, I want to tell you some things I think you, a senior linebacker at Penn State,

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A Holiday Season Full of Hope Against ALS

A Holiday Season Full of Hope Against ALS

December 19, 2018

Last year, in this very same note of holiday greetings, we closed our message with this thought: “Within a

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