Where to Find Us:

Pete Zucker Foundation:


Mailing Address:

6 Scenic Ct.
Danville, CA 94506



Leslie Knight

Phone: 925 200-3572


Email us at: petezuckerfoundation@gmail.com


The Pete Zucker Foundation is a non-profit organization

EIN # 35-2454573

Welcome to The Pete Zucker Foundation, Inc. "For Pete's Sake!"



To raise awareness and raise money to find a cure for ALS
Pete's story
In April of 2010 Pete was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gherig's disease. ALS is a progressive terminal disease. Once diagnosed, the typical lifespan is 2-5 years. Pete is now approaching the end, as his respiratory capacity tested at 110% when first diagnosed, and it is now down to 6%. ALS affects all voluntary muscles, including the respiratory of which it will take away ones ability to breathe which leads to death.

There is no cure, or treatment for ALS, and it is not a well known disease of which it gets very little funding for research. I have found that many people have heard ALS, or Lou Gherig, but have no idea what it does. It is an awful disease. Pete, once an incredible athlete, is completely paralyzed, can not speak or eat, and is just waiting to die. Brutal but true.

We wanted to do something, so we started The Pete Zucker Foundation, "For Pete's Sake". We are trying to raise money for research, and build awareness of this devastaing disease. "For Pete's Sake" sweatshirts, t-shirts and socks are being worn all over our community and beyond, supporting our cause. Pete's teamates from his local cycling team, now Kovarus,  and triathlon club, Forward Motion, continue to be there for support, raise money, and spread awareness through the athletic community of which Pete had once been so active in.      
Thank you for all of your support.

A Big Thank You to Contra Costa Cycling for their generous donation of $1375! Another Big Thank you to 6fifteen Bike Shop for thier donation and constant support of this important subject or raising awareness and money to cure this horrible disease ALS.

ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis