Help us to help
The Börje Salming ALS Foundation contributes to finding a curative treatment for ALS.
Thank you for your support
We are overjoyed for the love and support that Börje Salmings ALS foundation has received during the fall of 2022.
It was clear when the foundation was founded that the will and wish of Börje and his family were to support both ALS research and all those affected. And this work has now begun!
Let us together solve the mystery of ALS. No more shall suffer.
Thank you for your support!
NHL, National Hockey League Players’ Association and NHL Alumni together donates 100 000 USD to Borje Salming foundation.
Purpose of the foundation
The foundation shall fulfill its purpose partly by providing financial support to prominent researchers.
Börje Salming’s ALS foundation aims to facilitate medical scientific research to increase awareness and improve treatment options for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS.
The foundation will contribute to spreading knowledge concerning amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, and create initiatives to ease and support ALS patients and their relatives.
Börje Salming is one of Sweden’s greatest ice hockey players of all time and he had his breakthrough in Brynäs in the early 1970s. In 1973, Salming left Sweden for the NHL and Toronto, where during his 16 years he gained icon status.
Börje has recently struggled with his health. On August 10, 2022, he announced in a statement via the Toronto Maple Leafs that he had been diagnosed with ALS.