Solo artist and former Beachwood Sparks guitarist Josh Schwartz is battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease) and is seeking help raising funds for stem cell therapy. From LA Weekly:
Schwartz has been battling the disease for close to four years. It affects muscles all over the body, making everything from playing music to eating and speaking a challenge. The initial treatment is extremely costly — (Schwartz and his longtime girlfriend Allison Betzler) are aiming to raise $25,000 for the first round.
Read more and learn how to contribute at LA Weekly.