About the JCHALSF


To find a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and end patient suffering.


The Mission of the Jim “Catfish” Hunter ALS Foundation is to assist patients and caregivers, thereby easing the burden of ALS and improving quality of life.

- History of JCHALSF 
- How Our Funds Are Used
- Our Partnerships

Foundation Board of Directors

The foundation is comprised of volunteer Board Members including:

  • Tommy Harrell, President
  • Wayne Howell, Vice-President
  • Charles Woodard, Treasurer
  • Ashley Stoop, Secretary
  • Helen Hunter
  • Pat Harrell
  • Parker Chesson
  • Michael Hare

Jimmy "Catfish" Hunter Memorial

This memorial, dedicated to accomplishments of Hertford's hometown hero, stands at the Perquimans County Courthouse Lawn located on North Church Street in Hertford, NC.

Included in the inscriptions are his significant career achievements, career record and important dates such as Jimmy's induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987.

The National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry — www.cdc.gov/als — (800) 232-4637