Erin will be leading the Patient & Caregiver Support Group meetings beginning in 2023. Erin has been an advocate for ALSP since connecting with Sisters’ Hope Foundation when her mother was diagnosed with ALSP. Erin helps raise awareness in her family and community. She is excited to be an advocate for patients and caregivers.
Erin is a graduate of Concordia University, St. Paul with a Bachelors in Theology. She resides in Kerrville, TX with her husband, Josh, and their three children. She homeschools her children, teaches swimming lessons, and volunteers at their church. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, kayaking, and swimming. She was honored to help her father as he cared for her mother, and she hopes to use her experience to help other patients and caregivers.
Kim Cade is a former banker of 31 years where she worked in various areas of financial institutions, most notably as a facilitator for learning and development and as a business banker which allowed her to build and reorganize business banking and treasury management segments for two credit unions. A native of California, Kim resides on California’s Central Coast in Morro Bay. She enjoys taking advantage of the beautiful hiking and running trails, wine tasting, and spending time with her wife, Beth, and their families. Kim became part of the Sisters’ Hope Foundation when her youngest brother was diagnosed with ALSP. Kim and her middle brother also have the CSF1R gene mutation without symptoms. As a family, their goal is to help spread awareness and contribute to finding treatments for ALSP patients.
Kim enjoys connecting with large donors and working on fundraising initiatives. Her EndALSP fundraiser in September 2022 was a huge success.
Kim has shared her story with the American Brain Foundation and with industry partners to help raise awareness about this rare disease which affects her and her siblings.
We are truly blessed to be joined by such passionate and caring members of our ALSP Community.