ST. PAUL, MN: Velaasa announced today a new donation commitment to the ALS Association with five dollars per pair of the Northwoods Raptor athletic shoe benefiting their mission to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
“Velaasa is committed to backing the ALS Association and their work to find a cure for ALS and support affected families.” said Lynden Reder, founder of Velaasa. “This special edition of the Raptors is dedicated to Ryan Tofteland who we lost too soon to ALS. Supporting the important work of the ALS Association is a fundamental and long term commitment of our company.”
About the ALS Association:
Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national nonprofit organization fighting ALS on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
As the preeminent ALS organization, The Association leads the way in research, care services, public education, and public policy — giving help and hope to those facing the disease. The Association’s nationwide network of chapters provides comprehensive patient services and support to the ALS community.
About the Northwoods Raptors:
This special edition of the Velaasa Raptors includes a commitment to the ALS Association to support their mission to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. Each pair sold includes a five dollars per pair donation towards their efforts.
Velaasa Raptors provide versatility for cross training sessions, long workdays on your feet and weekend hikes off the beaten path. Responsive midsole materials provide all day cushion while the arch wrap stabilizing design helps give your body a solid foundation from the ground up. The water resistant upper features a lightweight synthetic base material that breaks in to form fit. Deep outsole tread grips turf during plyometrics or outdoors in nature on even the toughest terrain.Please also see information on our Returns & Exchanges commitment, and fees associated with International Shipping.